Whatcom real estate guide & listings for sale
Whatcom offers a relaxed atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of the city is very quiet overall, as the streets are usually very calm. Lastly, public green spaces are very well-distributed and there are approximately 20 of them close by for residents to check out, which results in them being easy to get to from numerous locations within the neighbourhood.
The car is usually the best means of transportation in this neighbourhood. Accessing a parking spot is generally easy, and many properties for sale are a rather short drive from the closest highway. However, the public transit service in this neighbourhood is not very frequent. Thankfully, property owners benefit from a few bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily close by. Most homes for sale in this neighbourhood are located in areas that are not very conducive to walking because very few common errands can be run on foot.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing roughly 55% of dwellings in Whatcom, whereas the rest are mainly duplexes and townhouses. Roughly one third of homes in this neighbourhood were built between 1990 and 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1980s and the 2000s. This part of Abbotsford is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 90% of the units in Whatcom whereas renters occupy the remainder.
There are only a limited number of high schools and primary schools in Whatcom and thus they can be an extended walk away. Additionally, parents may find it difficult for their schoolchildren to get to daycares as a pedestrian. Concerning food, reaching the closest supermarket on foot is feasible for some, but not all, property owners in Whatcom. A limited variety of restaurants and cafes is available as well.