Bedford real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a relaxed environment will enjoy Bedford. This community is very good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, it is easy to access public green spaces, since there are over 50 of them nearby for residents to discover and most homes have a park within walking distance.
Driving is an excellent transportation option in this part of Halifax. Parking is easy, and the majority of properties for sale are a rather short drive from the closest highway. In contrast, the public transit service in Bedford is quite bad. Nonetheless, the community is connected by a few bus lines, and most homes are near a bus stop. Bedford is not very well-suited for walking as meeting daily needs is impractical on foot.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing many dwellings in Bedford, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Roughly one third of properties in this area were constructed following the year 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This community is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly two thirds of the population of this community own their home whereas the rest are renters.
Some, but not all, property owners in this community will reside within walking distance of one of approximately 10 supermarkets. There are also a few choices for those who care about close by restaurants and cafes. As far as education is concerned, there are only a few high schools and primary schools in Bedford and thus they can be a long walk away. In addition, parents may consider it challenging for their schoolchildren to get to daycares as a pedestrian.