Barrington South real estate guide & listings for sale
Barrington South is a "jack-of-all-trades" when it comes to the feel of this part of the municipality. Barrington South is quiet, as the streets are reasonably tranquil. Green spaces are especially well-situated and there are a few of them close by for residents to relax in, which makes it easy to access them. Lastly, this part of Halifax has numerous streets to discover. There is a broad selection of entertainment venues, there are usually lots of people around, and with its a few bars, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink because they are generally located very close by.
Homeowners in Barrington South benefit from various choices to get around without using a car. This part of the municipality is reasonably transit friendly. More precisely, there are a few bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. However, driving is a sometimes poor means of transportation in this area as it is sometimes challenging to find a place to park, and nearby highways are not very easy to access from any location in Barrington South. Barrington South is especially conducive to walking; many common errands can be run without the use of a car, and plenty of businesses are close by.
In Barrington South, most dwellings are large apartment buildings, but small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This area offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes. Nearly 95% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home whereas the remainder are owners. Roughly 30% of homes in this part of the municipality were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in Barrington South. Furthermore, owing to about 40 restaurants and a few cafes, this part of the municipality is a good area in which to go out to eat. It is also convenient to reach a selection of clothing stores on foot, for example on Barrington Street. Concerning education, schools and daycares are straightforward to walk to from most houses for sale in Barrington South.