Central Coquitlam real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a slower-paced environment will enjoy Central Coquitlam. Most areas in this neighbourhood are very quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Lastly, there are about 10 parks nearby for residents to discover and they are very well-situated, making it very easy to reach them.
This part of the city is very car friendly. Parking is quite easy. In contrast, travelling by transit can be at times difficult in Central Coquitlam as a result of the infrequent service. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most residences. Central Coquitlam is not particularly cycling-friendly because there are quite a few elevation changes. Nevertheless, the cycling infrastructure is extensive. It is also sometimes challenging for people walking to move around in this part of Coquitlam because few common errands can be run on foot.
The substantial proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of Central Coquitlam is an important part of its character. There is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this area. About 85% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 15% are rented. Most homes in this area were built between 1960 and 1980, during its largest building boom.
Property owners in Central Coquitlam will be pleased to learn that a grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. A small number of restaurants and coffee shops are available as well. In terms of education, in Central Coquitlam, parents and their children will typically be able to access daycares and schools by walking. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools.