West Maple Ridge real estate guide & listings for sale
West Maple Ridge is a good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced environment. Public green spaces are very well-situated and there are around 20 of them close by for residents to explore, which makes it easy to access them. This neighbourhood is also reasonably quiet, as the streets are generally calm.
The best approach to navigate this part of Maple Ridge is very often a car. It is straightforward to find a place to park, and most homes for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the closest highway. In contrast, the public transit network in West Maple Ridge is not very accessible. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily nearby. Most homes for sale in this part of the city are located in places that are not particularly suitable for walking since few day-to-day errands can be run on foot. West Maple Ridge is also not especially cycling-friendly because the bicycling infrastructure is somewhat poor, and there is a significant amount of slopes.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing around 60% of dwellings in West Maple Ridge, whereas the remainder are mainly duplexes and townhouses. Around 40% of properties in this part of the city were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This area offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy around 80% of the dwellings in West Maple Ridge and 20% are rented.
Parents and their schoolchildren will appreciate that no matter where their house is located in West Maple Ridge, schools and daycares are nearby. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. Concerning food, it is easy to access the closest grocery store on foot from most houses for sale in this part of Maple Ridge. Residents benefit from over 50 restaurants and cafes as well.