Cape Breton real estate guide & listings for sale
Cape Breton is very good for those who like quiet surroundings, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Reaching green spaces, such as Princess Colliery Nature Trail and The Summit Recreation Park, is rather challenging from the majority of locations in the municipality since they are sparse. Despite that, there are over 200 parks nearby for residents to enjoy.
Commuting by car is especially convenient in this municipality. It is very easy to find a place to park. Walking is not very feasible for property owners in Cape Breton because running daily errands is very inconvenient.
The housing stock of Cape Breton is composed predominantly of single detached homes and townhouses. The homes in this municipality are quite old, because roughly 40% of its buildings were built pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This municipality is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. About 70% of the units in the municipality are occupied by homeowners and 30% are occupied by renters.
High schools and primary schools are not plentiful in Cape Breton, and consequently not always within walking distance. Likewise, parents and their schoolchildren may find it very difficult to access daycares as a pedestrian. Concerning food, in all but a very small number of cases, a car is required in Cape Breton to access one of around 40 grocery stores.