Melville Cove real estate guide & listings for sale
Melville Cove offers a relaxed environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This neighbourhood is especially quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, there are a few green spaces nearby for residents to check out, which makes it easy to access them from many locations within Melville Cove.
Cars are a very good transportation option in this neighbourhood. It is very convenient to park, and many homes for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway. In contrast, the public transit system in this area is rather limited. Nevertheless, property owners have access to a few bus lines, and bus stops are typically nearby. Most houses for sale in this part of Halifax are located in places that are not especially convenient for walking since meeting daily needs is occasionally difficult.
Around one third of properties in Melville Cove were constructed pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about one third of dwellings in this part of the municipality, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. The population residing in this neighbourhood is evenly split between renters and owners. This part of Halifax offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
In this part of the municipality, parents and their children will usually be able to access primary schools by walking. However, there are no high schools in Melville Cove. When it comes to eating, in all but a limited number of cases, a car is needed to do groceries. Nonetheless, it is generally a reasonably short distance to the closest pharmacy, which can supply some basic food items. Those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of choices.