South Poplar real estate guide & listings for sale
South Poplar is reasonably quiet overall, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case near Trans-Canada Highway. Parks are distributed sporadically, resulting in them being rather challenging to reach from most locations within this neighbourhood. Still, there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to visit.
South Poplar is very car friendly. It is a rather short car ride to the closest highway, such as Trans-Canada Highway, from any home in this neighbourhood, and parking is easy. However, the public transit service in South Poplar is not very frequent. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines. South Poplar is not very suitable for walking as running common errands is impractical.
About one quarter of properties in South Poplar were constructed between 1990 and 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s. Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing about half of buildings in this neighbourhood, and the rest of the houses are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses. Homeowners occupy around two thirds of the properties in South Poplar while the remainder are rented. This part of Abbotsford is primarily composed of two bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
There are only a few primary schools in this part of the city and thus they can be a rather long walk away. Furthermore, South Poplar does not have any high schools. Moreover, there are only a very small number of daycares and therefore they can be a very long walk away. When it comes to food, home buyers in this part of the city usually have to turn to a car to access the nearest grocery store. There are also a few cafes in South Poplar.