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$679,000
310 2670 GARDEN DR, Vancouver Condo for sale, MLS® R2848654

Bed: 1Bath: 1Built in 2025518 sqft

3 weeks ago

Bed: 1Bath: 1Built in 2025518 sqft

Do not miss this presale opportunity ! Garden 11 features a collection of...

$679,000

MLS®: R2848654 Oakwyn Realty Northwest

3 weeks ago

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$3,990,000
401 2015 BEACH AVE, Vancouver Condos for sale, MLS® R2843149

Beds: 3Baths: 2Built in 19812197 sqft

1 month ago

Beds: 3Baths: 2Built in 19812197 sqft

The best waterfront unobstructed ocean view concrete condo at English Bay,...

$3,990,000

MLS®: R2843149 Dracco Pacific Realty

1 month ago

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$589,900
110 2670 GARDEN DR, Vancouver Apartments for sale, MLS® R2841407

Bath: 1Built in 2025465 sqft

2 months ago

Bath: 1Built in 2025465 sqft

Garden 11 features a collection of nature-inspired homes nestled on a...

$589,900

MLS®: R2841407 Oakwyn Realty Northwest

2 months ago

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$849,900
306 2670 GARDEN DR, Vancouver Apartments for sale, MLS® R2841406

Beds: 2Bath: 1Built in 2025702 sqft

2 months ago

Beds: 2Bath: 1Built in 2025702 sqft

Garden 11 features a collection of nature-inspired homes nestled on a...

$849,900

MLS®: R2841406 Oakwyn Realty Northwest

2 months ago

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$1,359,900
205 2670 GARDEN DR, Vancouver Apartments for sale, MLS® R2841404

Beds: 3Baths: 2Built in 20251106 sqft

2 months ago

Beds: 3Baths: 2Built in 20251106 sqft

Garden 11 features a collection of nature-inspired homes nestled on a...

$1,359,900

MLS®: R2841404 Oakwyn Realty Northwest

2 months ago

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$659,900
307 2670 GARDEN DR, Vancouver Condo for sale, MLS® R2841303

Bed: 1Bath: 1Built in 2025544 sqft

2 months ago

Bed: 1Bath: 1Built in 2025544 sqft

Garden 11 features a collection of nature-inspired homes nestled on a...

$659,900

MLS®: R2841303 Oakwyn Realty Northwest

2 months ago

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$699,900
410 2670 GARDEN DR, Vancouver Condos for sale, MLS® R2840110

Bed: 1Bath: 1Built in 2025518 sqft

2 months ago

Bed: 1Bath: 1Built in 2025518 sqft

Do not miss this presale opportunity ! Garden 11 features a collection of...

$699,900

MLS®: R2840110 Oakwyn Realty Northwest

2 months ago

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$3,150,000
13025 238 ST, Maple Ridge Houses for sale, MLS® R2840040

Beds: 5Baths: 3Built in 19833180 sqft

2 months ago

Beds: 5Baths: 3Built in 19833180 sqft

This is an Incredible development property for Investors & Developers...

$3,150,000

MLS®: R2840040 Sutton Group - 1st West Rea...

2 months ago

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$11,900,000
6212 GUMMOW RD & 6266 LIPSETT AVE,  Homes for sale, MLS® R2830458

4 months ago

This 2-parcel pristine view property, currently zoned R1 & A2 with the...

$11,900,000

MLS®: R2830458 FaithWilson Christies Inter...

4 months ago

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$1,598,000
10 6262 ASH ST, Vancouver Home for sale, MLS® R2817072

Beds: 3Baths: 3Built in 20001470 sqft

5 months ago

Beds: 3Baths: 3Built in 20001470 sqft

Newly Renoed, Rarely available spacious townhome close to the Unwritten...

$1,598,000

MLS®: R2817072 Royal Pacific Realty Corp.

5 months ago

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$7,900,000
3359 OSPREY PL, Whistler Real Estate for sale, MLS® R2811255

Beds: 6Baths: 6Built in 19944115 sqft

5 months ago

Beds: 6Baths: 6Built in 19944115 sqft

3359 Osprey Place; located on one of the best streets in Whistler in the...

$7,900,000

MLS®: R2811255 Engel & Volkers Whistle...

5 months ago

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$9,990,000
19840 30 AVE, Langley Real Estate for sale, MLS® R2806993

Beds: 4Baths: 3Built in 19732384 sqft

5 months ago

Beds: 4Baths: 3Built in 19732384 sqft

DEVELOPERS/BUILDERS/INVESTORS, Welcome to BROOKSWOOD FERNRIDGE 2.26 acres...

$9,990,000

MLS®: R2806993 RE/MAX All Points Realty

5 months ago

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$569,000
LOT O BOYLE RD, Gibsons Houses for sale, MLS® R2805484

5 months ago

2 Acres of gently sloping land in Hopkins Landing. Approved for a...

$569,000

MLS®: R2805484 Royal LePage Sussex

5 months ago

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$2,550,000
316 LAVAL SQUARE, Coquitlam Home for sale, MLS® R2794718

Beds: 5Baths: 3Built in 19402932 sqft

5 months ago

Beds: 5Baths: 3Built in 19402932 sqft

Introducing 316 Laval Square, Coquitlam! This listing is all about the...

$2,550,000

MLS®: R2794718 RE/MAX City Realty

5 months ago

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$2,199,000
3424 GASPE PL, North Vancouver Houses for sale, MLS® R2761190

Beds: 4Baths: 3Built in 19882447 sqft

5 months ago

Beds: 4Baths: 3Built in 19882447 sqft

Attention investors and developers! This stunning custom built Adobe...

$2,199,000

MLS®: R2761190 Royal LePage Sussex

5 months ago


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What Is Low Density Housing?

As an expert in low density housing, I’ve often encountered misconceptions about what it truly entails. It’s not just about the number of dwellings per unit area; rather, it encompasses a wide range of factors that contribute to creating comfortable and sustainable living environments.

In this article, we’ll delve into the complexities of low density housing as well as its benefits and drawbacks. We’ll examine how such developments impact both urban and suburban areas while also looking at their implications on land use planning policies.

We can’t ignore the fact that our choices in housing have direct consequences on our environment, economy, and social fabric. So let’s dive right in and explore what exactly constitutes low density housing and why it matters in today’s world.

Advantages Of Low Density Housing

Low density housing offers numerous advantages to its residents and the surrounding community. As a low density housing expert, I can attest that these benefits range from improved quality of life to sustainable urban planning practices.

For instance, living in such areas provides individuals with more space for private gardens or outdoor activities, contributing to their overall well-being and fostering a stronger sense of neighborhood.

Furthermore, low density housing encourages better land usage by promoting green spaces and reducing overcrowding issues often faced in high-density settings. This type of development also tends to result in decreased traffic congestion and noise pollution, leading to a more peaceful environment for all those who reside within it.

Disadvantages Of Low Density Housing

One of the primary disadvantages of low density housing is its contribution to urban sprawl. As developments spread outward, they consume valuable agricultural and green spaces, leading to a loss in biodiversity and increased habitat fragmentation.

Additionally, low density housing typically results in longer commutes for residents due to the physical separation from essential services such as employment centers, schools, retail establishments, and medical facilities.

This not only contributes to higher transportation costs but also exacerbates traffic congestion and air pollution caused by motor vehicle emissions.

What Is Low Density Residential Zone?

In a low density residential zone, one can typically find single-family homes with spacious yards and ample distance between each dwelling.

These zones are designed to preserve the character of suburban neighborhoods by maintaining an open space feeling, fostering a sense of community, and providing residents with privacy.

The regulations in these zones may vary depending on local zoning ordinances but generally include restrictions on building height, lot coverage, setbacks from property lines, and minimum lot sizes.

By adhering to such guidelines, low density residential areas strive to create a pleasant living environment that promotes safety, wellbeing, and quality of life for their inhabitants.

What Is Low Density Development?

In the previous section, we delved into low density residential zones and their implications on urban planning. To better understand this concept, let’s consider an analogy: imagine a cake with fewer layers, allowing each layer to have more room for its distinct flavors and textures.

This is similar to how low-density housing areas operate – providing ample space between homes while fostering a sense of community. Low-density development, then, refers to the overall design approach taken in such neighborhoods that prioritize spaciousness over compactness.

For example, developers may opt for single-family detached houses instead of high-rise apartments or townhouses within these communities. Not only does this style cater to families who value privacy and green spaces but also supports sustainable growth by preventing overcrowding and reducing strain on infrastructure like roads and public transport systems.

In essence, low-density development paves the way for harmonious coexistence of residents amidst healthy ecosystems.

Low Density Areas In Vancouver BC

Low density housing refers to residential areas that have a limited number of dwellings per unit of land. Commonly found in suburban neighborhoods, these types of homes typically include single-family detached houses or small apartment buildings with spacious yards and abundant green spaces.

In Vancouver BC, low density areas such as Dunbar-Southlands, Kerrisdale, and West Point Grey offer residents the appeal of quiet, family-oriented communities while being strategically located close to urban amenities.

These neighborhoods are characterized by tree-lined streets, well-maintained properties, and an overall sense of tranquility that is highly sought after by many homebuyers.

Conclusion

In conclusion, low density housing offers a unique and desirable living experience for many people. The advantages, such as increased privacy, more green spaces, and a greater sense of community are certainly appealing to those who value these aspects in their daily lives.

However, we must also recognize the disadvantages that come with this type of development, including limited access to public transportation and amenities, as well as the higher costs associated with maintaining larger properties.

As we’ve explored what constitutes low density residential zones and developments, it’s clear that striking the right balance between preserving our environment and meeting housing needs is crucial. We should continue working towards finding sustainable solutions that cater to diverse preferences while minimizing negative impacts on infrastructure and ecosystems.

For those fortunate enough to reside in Vancouver BC’s low-density areas or considering relocating there, they can take pride in the city’s efforts in achieving harmony between urban growth and nature preservation.

As experts in low-density housing, let us all strive for innovative ways to support responsible development without sacrificing quality of life or environmental sustainability.

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