Upper Lynn real estate guide & listings for sale
Upper Lynn offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. There are around 10 parks nearby for residents to unwind in, which makes them very easy to reach from the majority of locations within the neighbourhood. This part of North Vancouver is also wonderful for those who need quiet surroundings, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.
Upper Lynn is very car friendly. It is very convenient to come across a place to park. On the other hand, this neighbourhood is not an especially pleasant part of North Vancouver for getting around by public transit. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and most residences are very close to a bus stop. It is challenging for people travelling on foot to navigate this part of North Vancouver since very few daily errands can be run on foot. Biking is also difficult in this area because the bicycling network is rather limited, and there is a considerable amount of hills.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing the majority of buildings in Upper Lynn, and the remaining dwellings are mainly duplexes and townhouses. Most of the housing growth in this neighbourhood took place between 1960 and 1980. This part of the municipality is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. About 90% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home while renters make up the remainder.
A car is typically needed in this part of the municipality to reach the nearest grocery store. With respect to education, families will value the proximity to primary schools, which are within walking distance from vast majority homes for sale in this part of North Vancouver. On the other hand, Upper Lynn does not have any high schools.