Forest Hills real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Forest Hills is exemplified by its calm ambience. Green spaces are very easy to reach since there are about 10 of them close by for residents to unwind in. This part of the municipality is especially quiet overall, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic.
The car is very often the preferred approach to navigate this neighbourhood. It is very easy to find a place to park. However, the public transit network in this part of Halifax is not very practical. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily nearby. Forest Hills is not very well-suited for those who travel by foot as very few daily needs can be carried out without the use of a car.
In Forest Hills, the majority of buildings are single detached homes, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. A majority of the housing growth in this neighbourhood happened between 1960 and 1980. This part of Halifax offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. About three quarters of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners while the rest are rented.
Parents and their children will welcome that wherever their house is located in this neighbourhood, schools and daycares are nearby. Regarding food, it is convenient to reach the nearest grocery store by walking in Forest Hills. Residents can enjoy a few restaurants and cafes as well.