White Rock real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of White Rock is exemplified by its calm ambience. The noise levels in this part of the Greater Vancouver metropolitan area are very low, as the streets are very peaceful. Finally, public green spaces are easy to access since there are around 10 of them nearby for residents to visit.
It is convenient for pedestrians to move around in this city, although common amenities such as post offices or hardware stores can be an occasionally long walk away. However, White Rock is not very cycling-friendly because bike riders are faced with quite a few hills. Nonetheless, the bicycling infrastructure is reasonably extensive. Cars are a good transportation option in White Rock. It is convenient to park. In contrast, public transit riders may have few choices in this part of the Greater Vancouver metropolitan area by reason of the low service level. Thankfully, residents are served by approximately 10 bus lines, and it is very easy to find a nearby bus stop from most houses.
Small apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing around 40% of buildings in White Rock, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes. About one third of homes in this city were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This part of the Greater Vancouver metropolitan area has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 70% of the population of this city own their home and the remainder are renters.
The nearest grocery store in this city is typically only a short walk away. In addition, there are a fair number of opportunities in close proximity for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes. It is also easy to get to a variety of clothing stores on foot. Regarding education, parents and their children will find that no matter where their property is situated in this city, schools and daycares are close by. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools.