South Surrey real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a relaxed atmosphere will enjoy South Surrey. The noise levels in this neighbourhood are very low, as the streets are usually very calm. Finally, there are over 200 parks close by for residents to visit, making it easy to get to them.
The preferred approach to navigate South Surrey is very often driving. It is especially convenient to access a place to park. On the other hand, the public transit service in South Surrey is rather limited. Nonetheless, house owners benefit from about 10 bus lines, and the closest bus stop is typically a short walk away. It is challenging for people walking to navigate this area as very few daily errands can be run without having to resort to a car. South Surrey is also not very conducive to cycling as there are a limited number of bike lanes, and bicycle riders are faced with quite a few elevation changes.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing most buildings in South Surrey, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. This area is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 85% of the units in South Surrey while the rest are rented. The homes in this neighbourhood are very modern, since roughly 40% of its dwellings were built after the year 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s.
Families will appreciate the proximity to primary schools, which are within walking distance from the majority of houses for sale in this part of the city. However, parents may consider it difficult for their children to get to high schools on foot. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. With regards to food, some, but not all, property owners in this area will live within walking distance of one of approximately 40 grocery stores. There are also a few opportunities for those who care about close by restaurants and cafes.