City Centre real estate guide & listings for sale
City Centre offers a slower-paced atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. Green spaces are easy to reach since there are around 20 of them close by for residents to discover. This neighbourhood is quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue.
No matter the mode of transportation, it is reasonably simple to move around in this area. Owing to 3 rapid transit stations (Surrey Central Station, King George Station and Gateway Station) on the Expo Line, and approximately 20 nearby bus lines, City Centre is reasonably transit friendly. It is also convenient for people travelling on foot to navigate City Centre; many daily needs can be met without having to resort to a car. Despite the fact that this area has a fairly good cycling infrastructure, the bike is a sometimes poor mode of transportation in City Centre as riding is made arduous by the typically hilly area.
Small apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing roughly 40% of dwellings in City Centre, but large apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood offers mainly one bedroom and two bedroom homes. Roughly 55% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters whereas the rest are occupied by owners. Roughly 40% of homes in this neighbourhood were constructed after the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.
It is very often practical for property owners in this area to do grocery shopping on foot. Furthermore, there is often a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. A decent variety of clothing stores can also be found within a rather short walking distance. With respect to education, schools and daycares are easy to reach on foot from any location in City Centre. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools.