North St. Boniface real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of North St. Boniface is exemplified by its slower-paced atmosphere. This part of the city is quiet overall, as the streets are generally calm - however noise can be bothersome near one of the railway lines. Lastly, there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to visit, like Lagimodiere-Gaboury Historic Park and Whittier Park, and they are especially well-distributed, which makes them very easy to access from the majority of locations in this area.
With a few nearby bus lines, this part of the city features a good public transit infrastructure. Cars are also a great transportation option in North St. Boniface. The majority of homes for sale are a very short car ride from the nearest highway, and it is very convenient to find a parking spot. There are relatively few pedestrians out on the streets of North St. Boniface, even though many daily errands can be run on foot.
Homeowners occupy about two thirds of the units in the neighbourhood and the rest are rented. Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing around 40% of buildings in this part of the city, but small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. About 40% of properties in this part of Winnipeg were constructed pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. This neighbourhood has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Schools and daycares are very easy to access on foot from any location in North St. Boniface. In terms of eating, property owners in this part of Winnipeg commonly have to turn to a car to do grocery shopping. However, those who appreciate dining in restaurants or cafes will have a good number of choices in this area. It is also a reasonably short distance to a good selection of clothing stores.