Hammond Bay real estate guide & listings for sale
Hammond Bay offers a relaxed atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. This neighbourhood is very quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Finally, there are approximately 10 public green spaces nearby for residents to discover, like Eagle View Park and Planta Park, resulting in them being easy to reach from numerous locations within Hammond Bay.
Driving is a very good transportation option in this neighbourhood. Parking is quite easy. In contrast, commuting by public transit is very hard in this neighbourhood. Nevertheless, homeowners benefit from a few bus lines, and most residences are close to a bus stop. It is very inconvenient for people walking to navigate this neighbourhood as very few daily errands can be run without the use of a car.
The substantial percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of Hammond Bay is an important part of its character. The homes in this neighbourhood are relatively new, since roughly one third of its dwellings were constructed after the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. This part of the city offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy around 85% of the units in Hammond Bay while the remainder are rented.
There are only a few primary schools in Hammond Bay and accordingly they can be a rather long walk away. Furthermore, this part of Nanaimo does not contain any high schools. Moreover, families may find it difficult to get to daycares as a pedestrian. When it comes to eating, shopping for one's groceries very often necessitates the use of a vehicle in this part of Nanaimo. Residents of Hammond Bay are served by a few restaurants.