Harewood real estate guide & listings for sale
Harewood is a very good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a relaxed environment. Most areas in this part of Nanaimo are very quiet, as the streets tend to be very peaceful. Finally, access to green spaces, including Bowen Park and Third Street Park, is very easy from a large number of locations in the neighbourhood, since there are approximately 10 of them nearby for residents to explore and most properties for sale have a park close by.
Driving is very often the preferred method to get around in Harewood. Many properties for sale are a rather short car ride from the closest highway, and parking is generally easy. In contrast, travelling by transit can be difficult in Harewood as a result of the infrequent service. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and bus stops are usually nearby. It is challenging for pedestrians to navigate Harewood since very few daily needs can be met on foot.
Around one third of properties in Harewood were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. In this part of Nanaimo, roughly 45% of dwellings are single detached homes, and the rest of the houses are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses. The split between homeowners and renters is about even. This neighbourhood also has a good variety of housing sizes; it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is a reasonably short walk to reach daycares and schools from anywhere in Harewood. Parents benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. With respect to food, it is convenient to reach the closest supermarket on foot from most homes for sale in this part of Nanaimo. There are also a limited number of choices for those who value restaurants and cafes within walking distance.