Harewood real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere will enjoy Harewood. It is very easy to get to green spaces in the neighbourhood, since there are around 10 of them close by for residents to explore and getting to a park is easy from the majority of houses. This area is also reasonably quiet, as the streets tend to be peaceful.
The car is very often the favoured mode of transportation in Harewood. Nearby highways are easy to reach from any home in this part of Nanaimo, and it is very convenient to park. However, public transit users may find limited choices in Harewood as a result of the service's low frequency. Nevertheless, homeowners benefit from a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally just around the corner. Walking is not especially feasible for house buyers in this part of the city as few daily errands can be run without needing to resort to a vehicle.
Roughly one third of homes in Harewood were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. In this neighbourhood, around 45% of dwellings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. The population residing in this area is evenly split between renters and owners. This part of the city also has a good selection of unit sizes; homes range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is typically practical for house buyers in Harewood to do groceries by walking. A small selection of restaurants and coffee shops can be found as well. In terms of education, families will welcome the proximity to schools and daycares, which are within walking distance from the majority of homes for sale in Harewood. Parents have the choice between public and private secondary schools.