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 Halifax. Barrington South is good for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are generally reasonably peaceful. It is easy to access public green spaces since there are a few of them close by for residents to unwind in. Lastly, finding things to do in this part of Halifax is easy. Despite the fact that there are few nearby entertainment venues, the streets are very often busy with people, and with its a few bars, there are options for nighttime activities.
Homeowners in this neighbourhood are presented with various alternatives to move around without the need for a car. Barrington South will draw active home buyers because it is very suitable for walking; carrying out daily needs is convenient, and plenty of businesses are quite close by. Getting around by public transit is easy in this part of the municipality. Property owners benefit from a few bus lines, and most residences are very close to a bus stop. In contrast, commuting by car is occasionally difficult in Barrington South because the majority of homes for sale are a very long drive from the closest highway, and parking is not particularly easy.
In Barrington South, about half of buildings are large apartment buildings, while small apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes. Nearly 95% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and 5% are owners. Around 30% of properties in this part of the municipality were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
Parents and their schoolchildren will find that no matter where their house is located in this area, daycares and schools are close by. Regarding eating, it is very often possible for house buyers in this part of Halifax to buy general and specialty groceries on foot. Moreover, there are about 40 restaurants and a few cafes to benefit from in Barrington South. It is also a reasonably short walk to a good variety of clothing stores, for instance along Barrington Street.