Strathcona real estate guide & listings for sale
Those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces will feel at home in Strathcona. Finding energetic places is very easy in this neighbourhood. There are very often many people around, numerous entertainment venues can be found nearby, and with its approximately 10 bars, there are options for nighttime activities. There are approximately 10 green spaces close by for residents to discover and they are especially well-located, which makes them easy to reach.
This part of Vancouver will please home buyers that value several means of transportation. Thanks to VCC - Clark Station on the Millenium Line, and around 20 nearby bus lines, residents can depend on public transit to navigate Strathcona. Active home buyers will also enjoy the very pedestrian-friendly character of Strathcona; running day-to-day errands is straightforward on foot, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Cycling is convenient in this part of the city as there are a good number of bike lanes.
About 80% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and 20% are owners. Small apartment buildings are the most common housing type, representing roughly 45% of dwellings in this part of Vancouver, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings. About 30% of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed before the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of lofts and one bedroom homes.
Parents and their children will find that wherever their home is situated in this area, daycares and schools are close by. Residents have the choice between public and private primary schools. When it comes to food, it is especially convenient to reach both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from any home in Strathcona. In addition, there are over 100 restaurants and about 20 cafes to experience in Strathcona. Property owners have access to very many clothing stores within walking distance.