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Powell River

Powell River is a city located within British Columbia, Canada.


Roughly three quarters of the population of this city own their home and one quarter are renters. The sizeable proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of this city is an important part of its character. Around one third of properties in this city were built before the 1960s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1990s. This city is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes.


Commuting by car is very convenient in this city. Most properties for sale are a very short drive from the closest highway, and it is especially convenient to park. Travelling on foot is not very practical for home buyers in this city as running common errands is difficult.


Reaching one of about 10 supermarkets on foot is practical for some, but not all, house buyers in Powell River. A small number of restaurants and coffee shops are available as well. With regards to education, families will welcome that no matter where their property is situated in Powell River, primary schools are nearby. In contrast, it can be challenging to access high schools as a pedestrian. Residents can choose between public and private primary schools.


Powell River is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets are usually quite calm - although there are still several louder sections, especially near the airport (YPW).

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