Fairmount real estate guide & listings for sale
Fairmount offers a calm atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. Getting to parks is very easy from most locations within the neighbourhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to check out. This area is also fairly good for those who need quiet surroundings, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder sections, especially close to the railway line.
It is convenient for pedestrians to navigate Fairmount; many daily needs can be carried out without the use of a vehicle. This neighbourhood is very car friendly. It is a short drive to the closest highway from any location in Fairmount, and it is straightforward to park. In contrast, the public transit system in Fairmount is not especially practical. Nonetheless, there are around 10 bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and most homes are very close to a bus stop.
In Fairmount, roughly 45% of buildings are single detached homes, but large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. Roughly 40% of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s. This part of the municipality has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The proportions of renters and homeowners are about even.
It is convenient to access the nearest supermarket on foot in this part of Halifax. Furthermore, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and a limited variety of coffee shops is available as well. Home buyers can find a fair number of nearby clothing stores. With respect to education, parents and their schoolchildren will welcome that wherever their property is situated in Fairmount, primary schools and daycares are close by. On the other hand, there are no high schools in Fairmount.