Dalhousie real estate guide & listings for sale
Dalhousie offers a relaxed atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. Most areas in this part of Halifax are very quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Lastly, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to visit and they are especially well-situated, making them easy to access.
This neighbourhood will draw property owners that use a diversity of methods of transportation. Dalhousie is reasonably well-suited for walking; running daily errands is easy on foot. This area features a fairly good public transit infrastructure. For example, there are a few bus lines, and it is very convenient to get to a nearby bus stop from most houses. Dalhousie is also reasonably car friendly. It is convenient to access a place to park.
Small apartment buildings are the main housing type, representing around 45% of dwellings in Dalhousie, while large apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes make up most of the remaining housing stock. This neighbourhood also has a good choice of unit sizes; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The population residing in this part of Halifax is evenly split between owners and renters. Around half of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed before the 1960s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.
It is a short walk to reach schools and daycares from anywhere in this part of Halifax. As far as food is concerned, it is very convenient to get to the closest supermarket on foot in Dalhousie. In addition, there are a good number of choices for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes. Residents have access to a fair number of clothing stores within walking distance.