Bedford real estate guide & listings for sale
Bedford offers a relaxed ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. The noise levels in this community are very low, as the streets tend to be very peaceful. Lastly, there are over 50 parks close by for residents to relax in, which makes them easy to get to from the majority of locations in this area.
Driving is an excellent medium of transportation in this part of Halifax. It is especially convenient to park, and many houses for sale are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway. However, the public transit system in this part of the municipality is not very practical. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines crossing the community, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most houses. Walking is not very convenient for home buyers in Bedford as meeting daily needs is challenging.
In Bedford, many dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This community offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy around two thirds of the properties in the community and one third are rented. This community did not experience a single construction boom; the construction of new dwellings in Bedford was spread throughout multiple decades in recent history.
It can be difficult to walk to high schools and primary schools from homes for sale in this part of Halifax. Additionally, parents may find it challenging for their children to get to daycares as a pedestrian. With regards to eating, reaching one of around 10 supermarkets by walking is practical for some, but not all, property owners in Bedford. There are also over 50 restaurants and coffee shops in Bedford.