Victory Heights real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a relaxed atmosphere will enjoy Victory Heights. There are a few parks nearby for residents to check out and they are especially well-distributed, making it very easy to get to them. This area is also quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic.
Travelling on foot is reasonably practical for residents in Victory Heights; most daily needs are easy to carry out without having to resort to a vehicle. However, this part of New Westminster is not very conducive to bicycling as bike riders encounter a significant amount of elevation changes. Nevertheless, Victory Heights has a good cycling infrastructure. The preferred way to move around in Victory Heights is usually driving. It is convenient to park, and it is a reasonably short car ride to the nearest highway from anywhere in this neighbourhood. On the other hand, residents using public transit may have limited choices in Victory Heights by reason of the service's low frequency. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most properties.
Most housing in Victory Heights was built before the 1960s, during its biggest building boom. In this neighbourhood, roughly 55% of dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. Homeowners occupy about three quarters of the dwellings in Victory Heights whereas renters occupy the remainder. This neighbourhood has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Schools and daycares are convenient to reach on foot from most properties for sale in Victory Heights. In terms of food, the closest supermarket in Victory Heights is typically only a short walk away. Likewise, those who enjoy eating in restaurants or cafes will have a fair number of opportunities in this part of the city. It is also a rather short walk to a decent variety of clothing stores.