Shaughnessy real estate guide & listings for sale
Shaughnessy offers a relaxed ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This area is quiet, as the streets are quite calm. Lastly, parks are easy to access since there are a few of them close by for residents to explore.
This neighbourhood will please home buyers that use various means of transportation. Shaughnessy is a fairly pleasant part of Vancouver for pedestrians; meeting daily needs is convenient, and various businesses are close by. This area is also quite cycling-friendly as the bicycling network is very good. House buyers can depend on public transit to get around in this neighbourhood. There are a few bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most homes. Shaughnessy is also car friendly. It is easy to park.
In Shaughnessy, most buildings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and duplexes. The homes in this neighbourhood are quite old, since around half of its dwellings were constructed prior to the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1990s. This part of the city also has a good variety of housing size options; there is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this area. Homeowners occupy about three quarters of the units in Shaughnessy and the rest are rented.
It is usually an option for property owners in Shaughnessy to purchase general and specialty groceries on foot. Moreover, owing to 20-odd restaurants and cafes in this neighbourhood, there is typically a place to get a meal or beverage just around the corner. It is also easy to get to a variety of clothing stores on foot. With respect to education, daycares and schools are easy to walk to from anywhere in this part of Vancouver. Residents have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.