Town Centre real estate guide & listings for sale
Town Centre is a good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere. Parks are very easy to get to since there are around 10 of them nearby for residents to relax in. This neighbourhood is quiet overall, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially near the railway line.
Town Centre affords property owners several alternative means of transportation. With 3 rapid transit stations (Lafarge Lake - Douglas Station, Lincoln Station and Coquitlam Central Station) on the Millenium Line, and about 20 nearby bus lines, this part of the city is transit friendly. It is also easy for pedestrians to move around in this neighbourhood; many daily needs can be carried out without the use of a vehicle. Town Centre is quite suited for cycling since this part of Coquitlam is home to a very good cycling infrastructure.
Around 45% of dwellings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Town Centre, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings. This area also has a variety of housing size options; however this neighbourhood is especially good for those looking for two bedroom homes. About 60% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and the rest are rented. Around one third of homes in this area were built after the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s.
It is a rather short walk to reach schools and daycares from most houses for sale in this part of the city. Families benefit from public and private elementary schools. In terms of food, it is usually practical for home buyers in this part of Coquitlam to do grocery shopping on foot. Likewise, there are a fair number of opportunities for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes. A reasonable variety of clothing stores can also be found within a rather short walking distance.