Downtown Dartmouth real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Downtown Dartmouth is exemplified by its calm ambience. It is very easy to reach parks since there are a few of them close by for residents to discover. This neighbourhood is also reasonably quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic.
This part of Halifax will draw home buyers that use a diversity of methods of transportation. It is very easy for pedestrians to navigate this part of Halifax; many daily needs are easy to meet by walking. This area benefits from a fairly good public transit infrastructure owing to a few nearby bus lines. This part of the municipality is also quite car friendly. It is convenient to park, and nearby highways are quite easy to access from anywhere in this area.
The majority of buildings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Downtown Dartmouth, while large apartment buildings and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. The buildings in this neighbourhood are quite old, because about one third of its buildings were built pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This part of the municipality offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes. About two thirds of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home while the remainder are owners.
It is straightforward to reach the nearest supermarket by walking in this part of Halifax. Moreover, there is generally a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. Residents benefit from a fair number of clothing stores within walking distance, for example along Portland Street. Concerning education, families will appreciate that no matter where their property is located in Downtown Dartmouth, daycares and schools are nearby.