Shellmont real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Shellmont is exemplified by its calm ambience. It is easy to access parks since there are about 20 of them close by for residents to visit. This neighbourhood is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although there are still several louder sections, especially around the railway line or Highway 99.
This neighbourhood is especially car friendly. The majority of properties for sale are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway, such as Highway 99, and it is very convenient to park. However, Shellmont is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is served by approximately 10 bus lines, and it is very easy to get to a nearby bus stop from most houses. This part of the city is not especially conducive to cycling since the cycling network is not very comprehensive. Nevertheless, there are a limited number of elevation changes for cyclists to brave. Walking is also not very feasible for property owners in Shellmont as very few daily errands can be run without the use of a car.
About half of properties in Shellmont were built between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1980s and the 2000s. In this area, roughly half of dwellings are single detached homes, while duplexes and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Homeowners occupy about three quarters of the units in Shellmont and one quarter are rented. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
Home buyers in Shellmont will welcome that a grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away. There are also approximately 40 restaurants and coffee shops in this part of Richmond. With respect to education, in Shellmont, parents and their children will commonly be able to get to daycares and schools on foot.