Dollarton real estate guide & listings for sale
Dollarton is a good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a slower-paced environment. This area is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Finally, green spaces are very easy to get to, since there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit and most properties for sale have a park a short walk away.
This part of the municipality is very car friendly. Accessing a parking spot is generally easy. On the other hand, the public transit system in this part of the municipality is not very practical. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and it is very easy to reach a nearby bus stop from most residences. It is challenging for pedestrians to move around in Dollarton since running common errands is impractical on foot. It is also challenging to commute by bicycle in this neighbourhood because cyclists encounter a considerable amount of elevation changes, and the cycling infrastructure is not very comprehensive.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing many buildings in Dollarton, whereas the remainder are mainly duplexes and townhouses. This neighbourhood also has a variety of housing sizes; this part of North Vancouver is particularly good for those looking for four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 90% of the properties in Dollarton and 10% are occupied by renters. Around 45% of homes in this neighbourhood were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
It is typically an option for house buyers in this area to shop for their groceries by walking. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity. With respect to education, both primary and secondary schools are convenient to walk to from anywhere in Dollarton. In contrast, parents may find it challenging for their kids to get to daycares as a pedestrian.