Brightwood real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced environment will enjoy Brightwood. Most areas in this part of Halifax are very quiet, as the streets are especially peaceful. Finally, although Brightwood is not home to any green spaces, parks are especially well-situated in nearby neighbourhoods, resulting in them being easy to get to from a lot of locations in the neighbourhood.
No matter the means of transportation, it is reasonably simple to move around in this area. Most homes for sale in this part of the municipality are located in places that are reasonably well-suited for those who travel by foot; meeting daily needs is convenient. Commuting by public transit is convenient in Brightwood. More specifically, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally just around the corner. Driving is also a good medium of transportation in Brightwood. It is convenient to come across a place to park, and many houses for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing roughly 70% of dwellings in Brightwood, whereas the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings. A majority of the housing growth in this neighbourhood happened before the 1960s. This neighbourhood also has a good choice of unit sizes - it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy about two thirds of the dwellings in Brightwood and one third are occupied by renters.
It is a short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from most homes for sale in Brightwood. However, parents and their kids may find it challenging to reach daycares as a pedestrian. With regards to food, it is convenient to get to the nearest grocery store by walking from any location in Brightwood. In addition, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of choices. Residents have access to a good number of clothing stores within walking distance.