Fernwood real estate guide & listings for sale
Fernwood offers a relaxed atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. The noise levels in this part of Victoria are quite low, as the streets are generally reasonably peaceful. Lastly, getting to green spaces is very easy from many locations in the neighbourhood since there are approximately 10 of them nearby for residents to visit.
This neighbourhood does not demand use of a car because several other methods of transportation are accessible. This neighbourhood is a very pleasant part of Victoria for pedestrians; running daily errands is easy on foot, and a good number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Fernwood is quite transit friendly. For example, the neighbourhood is connected by about 20 bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally very close. On the other hand, Fernwood is not an especially convenient part of Victoria for moving around by car since almost none of the street network is made for driving, and nearby highways are not very easy to access from anywhere in this neighbourhood.
Around two thirds of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters and one third are occupied by owners. In this neighbourhood, about 60% of dwellings are small apartment buildings, while duplexes and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. Around 40% of properties in this part of Victoria were built prior to the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This part of the city is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes.
House buyers in Fernwood will welcome that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away. Likewise, there is usually a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. It is also a short walk to a very good variety of clothing stores. With regards to education, daycares and schools are easy to walk to from any location in this area.