Squamish real estate guide & listings for sale
Squamish is fairly good for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although there are still several louder sections, especially closer to the railway line or the airport (YSE).
The best method to move around in Squamish is usually a car. Most homes for sale are a rather short car ride from the closest highway, and it is especially convenient to find a place to park. On the other hand, the public transit service in Squamish is not very frequent. Nonetheless, homeowners benefit from a few bus lines, and most properties are near a bus stop. Many of the homes for sale in this municipality are located in places that are not very well-suited for walking as almost no daily needs can be met without the use of a vehicle.
Around three quarters of the units in the municipality are occupied by homeowners and the remainder are rented. In this municipality, roughly 45% of buildings are single detached homes, but small apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Around one third of properties in this municipality were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 1990s. This municipality is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
There are only a few high schools and primary schools in Squamish and therefore they can be a long walk away. Furthermore, parents and their children may find it challenging to access daycares on foot. Residents have the option of public and private schools at both the primary and secondary school level. In terms of food, accessing the nearest grocery store by walking is feasible for some, but not all, home buyers in Squamish. Residents can enjoy over 50 restaurants and coffee shops as well.