Upper Lands real estate guide & listings for sale
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Upper Lands. There are approximately 10 parks nearby for residents to explore, making them easy to reach from the majority of locations within the neighbourhood. Lastly, as there are very few people out and about on the streets, this area is relatively serene.
Driving is a great medium of transportation in Upper Lands. Many real estate listings are a reasonably short car ride from the closest highway, such as Highway 99, and it is very convenient to park. On the other hand, this neighbourhood is not very transit friendly. Walking is not very practical for home buyers in Upper Lands because running day-to-day errands is very challenging. Upper Lands is also not very bicycling-friendly because the cycling infrastructure is not very comprehensive, and there is a significant amount of slopes.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing around 40% of buildings in Upper Lands, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. Roughly one third of properties in this part of West Vancouver were built following the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and two bedroom homes. Around 90% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 10% are rented.
There are only a few high schools and primary schools in Upper Lands and accordingly they can be a long walk away. Additionally, it can be very difficult to access daycares as a pedestrian. With respect to food, home buyers in Upper Lands usually have to use a car to buy groceries. A limited number of restaurants can be found in this neighbourhood.