Whonnock real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a calm atmosphere will enjoy Whonnock. This part of Vancouver is very quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Finally, it is easy to get to parks from most locations in the neighbourhood and there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in.
Whonnock is a very convenient part of Whonnock 1 and Maple Ridge for travelling by car. Parking is quite easy. However, the public transit network in Whonnock is not very accessible. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is typically close by. Cycling is difficult in Whonnock as riding is made strenuous by the often hilly area, and the bicycling infrastructure is not very comprehensive. Walking is also not very convenient for house buyers in Whonnock since running common errands is very challenging on foot.
About 90% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners while renters occupy the remainder. Single detached homes and townhouses are the predominant housing type in this neighbourhood. Roughly one third of properties in this part of Vancouver were built after the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1960s. This neighbourhood also has a variety of unit sizes - there is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this area.
A car is almost always required in this neighbourhood to reach the closest grocery store. As far as education is concerned, there are only a few primary schools in this part of Vancouver and therefore they can be an extended walk away. Moreover, Whonnock does not have any high schools. Additionally, families may find it very difficult to access daycares on foot.