Balfour real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced ambience will enjoy Balfour. There are a few green spaces close by for residents to unwind in, making it easy to reach them. This part of the city is quiet overall, as the streets are generally reasonably tranquil.
Physically active people will welcome the reasonably pedestrian-friendly character of Balfour; meeting daily needs is easy. Despite the fact that this neighbourhood features a good bicycling infrastructure, biking is occasionally difficult in Balfour as there are a fair number of elevation changes to challenge cyclists. The public transit system in this neighbourhood is not particularly convenient. Nonetheless, residents benefit from a few bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily nearby. In contrast, driving is a reasonably good medium of transportation in Balfour. Nearby highways are quite easy to reach from anywhere in this area, and it is convenient to come across a place to park.
In Balfour, the overwhelming majority of buildings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. This part of the city offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 85% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 15% are rented. Most of the housing growth in this neighbourhood happened pre-1960.
Parents and their kids will find that no matter where their property is situated in this part of Hamilton, daycares and schools are nearby. When it comes to food, the nearest grocery store in Balfour is usually only a short walk away. Additionally, there are a fair number of options in close proximity for those who care about restaurants and cafes. It is also a reasonably short distance to a good choice of clothing stores.