Strathcona real estate guide & listings for sale
Strathcona offers a variety of experiences for home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors. This area has many streets to check out. There are lots of people around most of the time, there are numerous nearby entertainment venues, and finding one of the about 10 bars is very easy because they are generally located very close by. Main Street in particular offers a vast selection of places to go out at night. It is easy to get to public green spaces since there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to relax in.
No matter the medium of transportation, it is reasonably convenient to travel in Strathcona. This area features a great public transit infrastructure as a consequence of VCC - Clark Station with access to the Millenium Line, and approximately 20 nearby bus lines. A majority of the homes for sale in this neighbourhood are located in places that are also very conducive to walking; all common errands can be run without the use of a car, and many businesses are reasonably nearby. The bicycle is a reasonably good mode of transportation in Strathcona since this part of the city boasts a good cycling infrastructure.
In Strathcona, about 45% of buildings are small apartment buildings, and the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of lofts and one bedroom homes. About 80% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters while the rest are occupied by owners. About 30% of homes in this part of the city were built pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in this neighbourhood. Additionally, with 100-odd restaurants and cafes in this area, there is almost always a place to get some food or drink just around the corner. Home buyers have access to a very large number of nearby clothing stores, for example on Main Street. In terms of education, it is a rather short walk to get to schools and daycares from any location in Strathcona. At the primary level, both public and private schools can be found.