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Terrebonne

The city of Terrebonne, Quebec is located in the Greater Montréal metropolitan area.

Housing

Terrebonne did not experience a single building boom; the construction of new buildings in this city was spread throughout several decades in recent history. In this part of the Greater Montréal metropolitan area, roughly two thirds of dwellings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings are the main alternative in the housing stock. Around 80% of the units in the city are occupied by homeowners whereas renters occupy the remainder. This city is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.

Transportation

The car is very often the favoured transportation option in this city. It is especially convenient to come across a place to park, and nearby highways, such as Autoroute 640, are easy to reach from any location in Terrebonne. However, the public transit network in this part of the Greater Montréal metropolitan area is fairly poor. Nonetheless, commuters can count on the Terrebonne Station on the Mascouche Line. House owners are served by approximately 40 bus lines, and the closest bus stop is usually very close. Travelling on foot is not very practical for residents in Terrebonne since running common errands is impractical.

Services

Some, but not all, house buyers in Terrebonne will reside within walking distance of one of around 40 grocery stores. There are also a few choices for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes. In terms of education, high schools and primary schools are not very plentiful in Terrebonne, and accordingly not always within walking distance. Additionally, it can be difficult to get to daycares on foot. Along with public schools, there are private primary and high schools.

Character

Terrebonne is a good city to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm ambience. There is not that much greenery in this city; more specifically, residents will find that the majority of streets have sub-par tree coverage. Nonetheless, there are over 150 green spaces close by for residents to unwind in, making it easy to access them. This city is also reasonably good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are usually reasonably tranquil - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially closer to Autoroute Félix-Leclerc, Autoroute 640 or one of the railway lines.

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