Herring Cove real estate guide & listings for sale
Herring Cove is very quiet overall, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic. Reaching green spaces is occasionally challenging in the neighbourhood since they aren't well-spread out. Despite that, there are a few parks close by for residents to explore.
Herring Cove is an extremely good part of Halifax for getting around by car. It is very convenient to park. In contrast, public transit users may experience limited choices in Herring Cove due to the infrequent service. Nevertheless, property owners benefit from a few bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily close by. Herring Cove is not very well-suited for walking since meeting daily needs is very difficult on foot.
The substantial proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of Herring Cove is an important part of its character. About one quarter of properties in this area were constructed pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This part of Halifax offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 85% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 15% are rented.
In all but a very small number of cases, a vehicle is needed to shop for groceries. There are a few choices for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes in close proximity. With respect to education, in Herring Cove, parents and their children will often be able to reach both primary and secondary schools by walking. In contrast, it can be very difficult to get to daycares as a pedestrian.