White Rock real estate guide & listings for sale
White Rock offers a relaxed environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of the Greater Vancouver metropolitan area is very good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are usually very tranquil. Finally, public green spaces are very well-located and there are around 10 of them close by for residents to explore, making it easy to reach them.
White Rock will attract active house buyers since it is reasonably suitable for those who travel by foot, although common amenities such as laundromats or hair salons can be an occasionally long walk away. In contrast, getting around by bicycle is challenging in this part of the Greater Vancouver metropolitan area since there is a significant amount of slopes. Nonetheless, there are a good number of bike lanes. Commuting by public transit is difficult in White Rock. Nevertheless, the city is linked by around 10 bus lines, and the closest bus stop is usually very close. In contrast, driving is a good transportation option in White Rock. Accessing a place to park is easy.
Around 40% of buildings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in White Rock, but large apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. Roughly one third of homes in this city were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This city also has a good variety of housing size options; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 70% of the population of this city own their home and 30% are renters.
It is a reasonably short walk to access schools and daycares from most houses for sale in this city. Families can choose between public and private primary schools. With regards to eating, home buyers in White Rock will be pleased to learn that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. Likewise, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe just around the corner, for example on Johnston Road. A decent selection of clothing stores can also be found within a rather short walking distance.