Albro Lake real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Albro Lake is exemplified by its calm ambience. There are a few green spaces nearby for residents to check out and they are especially well-distributed, resulting in them being easy to get to from many locations within this area. This part of Halifax is also wonderful for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as there are low levels of noise from traffic.
Driving is a very good transportation option in Albro Lake. Most real estate listings are a short drive from the nearest highway, and parking is quite easy. On the other hand, Albro Lake is not particularly transit friendly. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is generally just around the corner. Walking is not especially practical for residents in this part of the municipality because few daily errands can be run on foot.
Small apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing around three quarters of dwellings in Albro Lake, but single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. This part of Halifax is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes. Around 80% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home whereas the rest are owners. Most of the housing growth in this area occurred in the 1960s and 1970s.
In Albro Lake, families will generally be able to get to schools and daycares by walking. As far as food is concerned, home buyers in this part of Halifax commonly have to rely on a vehicle to access the closest grocery store. Nonetheless, reaching the nearest pharmacy and thus some basic food items is generally convenient. A restaurant is often just around the corner. It is also a reasonably short distance to a decent choice of clothing stores.