South Cambie real estate guide & listings for sale
South Cambie is a "jack-of-all-trades" when it comes to the ambience of this neighbourhood. South Cambie is reasonably good for those who enjoy quiet surroundings, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic. Parks are very well-distributed and there are a few of them close by for residents to visit, which makes it easy to get to them from most locations in the neighbourhood. Lastly, there are numerous things to do in this part of the city to enjoy. Even though the nightlife is quiet, there is a broad selection of entertainment venues, and there are very often many people around.
South Cambie affords house buyers the choice between different means of transportation. A majority of the houses for sale in this part of the city are located in areas that are very conducive to walking; many common errands can be run on foot, and there are also a fair number of businesses close by. It is also convenient to travel by bicycle in South Cambie because the cycling network is very good. Owing to King Edward Station with access to the Canada Line, and a few nearby bus lines, property owners can rely on public transit to navigate South Cambie. Commuting by car is also easy in this part of Vancouver. It is easy to park.
In South Cambie, around one third of dwellings are small apartment buildings, while duplexes and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and two bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy roughly 60% of the properties in South Cambie and the remainder are rented. The homes in this neighbourhood are quite old, since about 40% of its dwellings were constructed before the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.
Schools and daycares are convenient to access on foot from anywhere in South Cambie. Residents have the choice between public and private elementary schools. In terms of food, it is usually feasible for house buyers in South Cambie to buy general and specialty groceries on foot. In addition, owing to 40-odd restaurants and cafes in this area, there is usually a place to get some food or drink just around the corner. It is also a short walk to a very good variety of clothing stores.