Whalley real estate guide & listings for sale
Whalley is a good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm ambience. Most areas in this part of Surrey are quiet, as the streets are usually reasonably tranquil - although there are still several louder sections, especially closer to one of the railway lines. Finally, there are over 100 public green spaces nearby for residents to enjoy, which results in them being easy to get to from numerous locations within the neighbourhood.
The car is very often the best method to move around in Whalley. It is easy to find a parking spot. In contrast, the public transit service in Whalley is not particularly frequent. It is sometimes challenging for people walking to navigate this neighbourhood because few day-to-day errands can be run on foot. Travelling by bicycle is also at times challenging in Whalley as bike riders encounter a significant amount of hills. Thankfully, the cycling infrastructure is quite comprehensive.
In Whalley, roughly one quarter of buildings are duplexes, but large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. Around 30% of properties in this part of the city were built between 1960 and 1980, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This part of the city has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 55% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home while renters make up the remainder.
A supermarket is generally reachable within a rather short walk from any location in this neighbourhood. In addition, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and a limited number of cafes is available as well. When it comes to education, in this part of Surrey, families will usually be able to access primary schools by walking. However, it can be challenging to reach high schools on foot. Besides public schools, there are private primary and high schools.