Laval-des-Rapides real estate guide & listings for sale
Laval-des-Rapides offers a slower-paced atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. Greenery is not particularly prominent in this area; more specifically, residents will find that there are relatively few tree-lined streets. Nonetheless, parks are very well-distributed and there are approximately 20 of them nearby for residents to check out, resulting in them being easy to get to from a large number of locations within the neighbourhood. This area is also good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are generally quite calm - although that is not the case close to the railway line or Autoroute des Laurentides.
No matter the medium of transportation, it is convenient to move around in Laval-des-Rapides. It is easy for people travelling on foot to move around in this neighbourhood; many day-to-day needs are easy to carry out without having to use a car. The public transit system in this part of Laval is very accessible. More specifically, homeowners can count on De la Concorde Station and Montmorency Station on the Orange Line. Residents can rely on the De la Concorde Station on the Saint-Jérôme Line. There are around 40 bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most properties. Getting around by car is also very easy in this area. It is a rather short drive to the nearest highway, such as Autoroute des Laurentides, from any location in this neighbourhood, and it is convenient to come across a parking spot.
In Laval-des-Rapides, roughly 55% of dwellings are small apartment buildings, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and single detached homes. This neighbourhood also has a good selection of housing size options; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy about 60% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood and 40% are occupied by owners. Roughly 45% of homes in this part of Laval were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
The closest supermarket in Laval-des-Rapides is usually only a short walk away. Boulevard Cartier is among the best streets for food stores. Likewise, a restaurant is usually just around the corner, and property owners are served by a few cafes as well. It is also a rather short distance to a reasonable choice of clothing stores. In terms of education, in Laval-des-Rapides, parents and their kids will generally be able to access schools and daycares by walking. At the secondary level, there are both public and private schools.
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