South Cambie real estate guide & listings for sale
No matter what type of character home buyers prefer in a neighbourhood, South Cambie is a reasonably good option. Finding lively streets in this part of the city is easy. Even though the nightlife is limited, the streets are often busy with people, and a great variety of entertainment venues can be found nearby. South Cambie is fairly good for those who like quiet surroundings, as there are low levels of noise from traffic. It is easy to access parks in the neighbourhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to visit.
South Cambie permits home buyers to move around by various methods of transportation. This part of Vancouver is very suitable for those who travel by foot; meeting day-to-day needs is easy on foot, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Bicycling is also easy in South Cambie since the cycling infrastructure is very good. The very good public transit infrastructure allows people to get to many destinations without needing a car as a consequence of King Edward Station on the Canada Line, and a few nearby bus lines. Cars are also a fairly good medium of transportation in South Cambie. Finding a parking spot is generally easy.
Small apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing about one third of dwellings in South Cambie, and the remaining houses are mainly duplexes and single detached homes. This area has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 40% are renters. Around 40% of homes in this neighbourhood were built pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.
It is very often feasible for house buyers in South Cambie to shop for general and specialty groceries on foot. In addition, thanks to 40-odd restaurants and cafes in South Cambie, there is typically a place to get a meal or beverage just around the corner. A very good selection of clothing stores is also located within a short walking distance. When it comes to education, schools and daycares are easy to reach on foot from most homes for sale in South Cambie. Families have the choice between public and private elementary schools.