Le Quartier 5-4, Québec, Quebec Real Estate and Homes for Sale
Small apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing roughly 45% of buildings in Vieux-Bourg, whereas the rest are mainly single detached homes. This neighbourhood also has a good choice of housing size options; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. There are equal parts owners and renters living in this area. Roughly 45% of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. Read more about Le Quartier 5-4 real estate
Driving is usually the preferred approach to get around in Vieux-Bourg. It is straightforward to park, and many properties for sale are a very short car ride from the closest highway, such as Autoroute Dufferin-Montmorency. On the other hand, Vieux-Bourg is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, there are about 20 bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and the closest bus stop is generally very close. This neighbourhood is not very suitable for walking since few daily errands can be run without needing to resort to a vehicle. It is also at times challenging to commute by bicycle in Vieux-Bourg as bike riders encounter a significant amount of hills. Nonetheless, some bike-friendly areas exist, and the cycling infrastructure is reasonably comprehensive.
It is convenient to access the nearest grocery store on foot from most properties for sale in Vieux-Bourg. A small number of restaurants and coffee shops are available as well. When it comes to education, in Vieux-Bourg, families will usually be able to get to schools and daycares on foot. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
The character of Vieux-Bourg is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. There are around 10 public green spaces nearby for residents to discover and they are especially well-distributed, which makes them easy to get to from the majority of locations within this neighbourhood. Most areas in this part of the city are reasonably quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case near Autoroute Dufferin-Montmorency, Autoroute Félix-Leclerc or the railway line.