North Point Douglas real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of North Point Douglas is exemplified by its relaxed environment. This part of the city is quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially around the railway line. Finally, parks are very easy to reach since there are about 10 of them close by for residents to relax in.
This neighbourhood affords house buyers several alternative modes of transportation. This neighbourhood will appeal to physically active people because it is reasonably convenient for walking; carrying out daily needs is easy. The public transit network in North Point Douglas is quite practical thanks to a few nearby bus lines. The preferred transportation option in this part of Winnipeg is very often driving. It is convenient to park, and the majority of real estate listings are a very short car ride from the nearest highway.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing about half of buildings in North Point Douglas, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood also has a good selection of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 60% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home while the remainder are owners. This part of the city experienced its largest construction boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available housing is from this era.
In North Point Douglas, parents and their kids will generally be able to reach schools and daycares on foot. Families benefit from public and private elementary schools. In terms of food, a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away in this part of Winnipeg. In addition, a restaurant is typically just around the corner, and house buyers can enjoy a few cafes as well. Property owners have access to a fair number of clothing stores within walking distance.