Sea Island real estate guide & listings for sale
Sea Island offers a great variety of green spaces to enjoy. There are over 100 parks close by for residents to visit, resulting in them being very easy to access from many locations within Sea Island. As there are very few pedestrians, this neighbourhood is relatively serene.
Moving around by car is very convenient in Sea Island. Parking is generally easy. In contrast, Sea Island is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, house owners can count on YVR - Airport Station, Templeton Station and Sea Island Station on the Canada Line. Commuters are served by the YVR Airport Station, Templeton Station and Sea Island Sentre on the Canada Line. The neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and it is convenient to reach a nearby bus stop from most homes. The bike is a rather limited means of transportation in this part of Richmond because bike riders are faced with quite a few hills, and the cycling network is fairly poor. Travelling on foot is also not very practical for property owners in Sea Island because running daily errands is impractical.
Single detached homes and townhouses are the main housing type in Sea Island. This neighbourhood offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 85% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 15% are occupied by renters. A majority of the housing growth in this part of Richmond occurred pre-1960.
Primary schools are not very plentiful in Sea Island, and thus often beyond walking distance, and there are no high schools. Furthermore, parents and their children may consider it challenging to reach daycares as a pedestrian. Concerning eating, accessing the closest grocery store by walking is feasible for some, but not all, house buyers in Sea Island. However, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and a small selection of coffee shops can be found as well.