East Cambie real estate guide & listings for sale
There is a great variety of green spaces in East Cambie. There are around 20 parks nearby for residents to check out, which makes it very easy to get to them from most locations in this area. It is relatively quiet in this neighbourhood, due to the presence of very few pedestrians.
The best way to navigate this part of Richmond is usually a car. Nearby highways, such as Highway 91, are very easy to drive to from any home in East Cambie, and it is especially convenient to access a parking spot. In contrast, getting around by public transit is challenging in East Cambie. Nonetheless, house owners benefit from a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally very close. It is challenging to travel by bicycle in this neighbourhood as cyclists are faced with a considerable amount of slopes, and the cycling network is quite poor. Most houses for sale in this part of the city are located in areas that are also not especially conducive to walking since very few daily errands can be run on foot.
Townhouses are the predominant housing type, representing about 40% of dwellings in East Cambie, while small apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes make up most of the remaining housing stock. About 45% of properties in this neighbourhood were built in the 1990s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This part of Richmond is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Around 70% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 30% are rented.
The nearest grocery store in this neighbourhood is typically only a reasonably short walk away. In addition, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a fair number of choices, and property owners benefit from a few cafes as well. With regards to education, it is a rather short walk to access both primary and secondary schools from most houses for sale in East Cambie. Families have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. However, families may find it challenging for their schoolchildren to get to daycares on foot.