Strathcona real estate guide & listings for sale
Strathcona offers a variety of experiences for those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors. There are a large number of energetic parts in this part of Vancouver to discover. The streets are often busy with people, a great variety of entertainment venues can be found nearby, and with its around 10 bars, there are options for nighttime activities. Powell Street in particular offers a reasonably good selection of places to go out at night. Accessing green spaces is easy in the neighbourhood since there are around 10 of them close by for residents to unwind in.
Regardless of the medium of transportation, it is quite simple to travel in this area. With VCC - Clark Station with access to the Millenium Line, and around 20 nearby bus lines, the public transit system in this neighbourhood is very convenient. Physically active house buyers will also be pleased with the very pedestrian-friendly character of Strathcona; all daily errands can be run on foot, and numerous businesses are reasonably close by. Commuting by bicycle is easy in Strathcona because this part of the city features a good cycling infrastructure.
Around 80% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and the rest are owners. In this area, about 45% of dwellings are small apartment buildings, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings. Roughly 30% of properties in this area were built pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This part of the city is primarily composed of lofts and one bedroom homes.
Parents and their schoolchildren will welcome that no matter where their home is situated in Strathcona, schools and daycares are nearby. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found. With respect to food, it is very often feasible for house buyers in Strathcona to buy general and specialty groceries on foot. In addition, those who enjoy dining out won't have to walk far in this part of the city, where over 100 restaurants and about 10 coffee shops are available. An excellent selection of clothing stores can also be found within a very short walking distance.