Hammond Bay real estate guide & listings for sale
Hammond Bay is a very good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a slower-paced environment. This area is very quiet, as the streets tend to be very tranquil. Lastly, there are around 10 parks nearby for residents to enjoy, like Linley Valley Cottle Lake Park and Planta Park, making it easy to get to them.
Hammond Bay is especially car friendly. It is very convenient to find a place to park. In contrast, this part of the city is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, residents are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are typically nearby. This part of the city is not very well-suited for those who travel by foot since meeting daily needs is very challenging by walking.
Roughly one third of homes in Hammond Bay were constructed following the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing the vast majority of dwellings in this part of Nanaimo, while duplexes are also present in the housing stock. Homeowners occupy roughly 85% of the dwellings in Hammond Bay and 15% are rented. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
There are only a few primary schools in Hammond Bay and thus they can be a long walk away. Additionally, this area does not have any high schools. Moreover, it can be challenging to get to daycares on foot. With respect to eating, it is very rarely practical for house buyers in Hammond Bay to buy their groceries by walking.