Bowness real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Bowness is exemplified by its calm ambience. This area is reasonably good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although there are still several noisier sections, especially closer to the railway line. Lastly, there are about 40 parks nearby for residents to visit and they are very well-situated, resulting in them being easy to access from most locations in Bowness.
Driving is a great medium of transportation in Bowness. Many properties for sale are a short car ride from the closest highway, and parking is generally easy. However, the public transit network in Bowness is not very practical. Nevertheless, there are approximately 10 bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and the nearest bus stop is generally very close. Walking is not very practical for residents in Bowness because meeting daily needs is difficult on foot. Bowness is also not very appropriate for cycling as. Thankfully, riding is facilitated by the generally flat terrain.
In Bowness, about 40% of dwellings are single detached homes, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. Most of the housing growth in this area took place between 1960 and 1980. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. The proportions of homeowners and renters are about even.
Parents and their kids will appreciate the proximity to primary schools and daycares, which are within walking distance from most properties for sale in Bowness. On the other hand, it can be challenging to reach high schools as a pedestrian. At the primary level, both public and private schools can be found. As far as food is concerned, a supermarket is typically reachable within a rather short walk from any location in Bowness. Residents can enjoy around 30 restaurants and cafes as well.