North St. Boniface real estate guide & listings for sale
North St. Boniface is a good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a calm ambience. This part of Winnipeg is reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - however noise can be an issue close to one of the railway lines. Finally, it is very easy to access parks from many locations within the neighbourhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to discover.
This part of the city is very car friendly. Finding a parking spot is quite easy, and the majority of properties for sale are a very short drive from the closest highway. On the other hand, North St. Boniface is not an especially pleasant part of Winnipeg for travelling by public transit. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily nearby. Walking is not very popular in North St. Boniface, even though many daily errands can be run without the use of a car.
Homeowners occupy around two thirds of the units in the neighbourhood and one third are occupied by renters. Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing roughly 40% of dwellings in this neighbourhood, and the rest of the dwellings are mainly small apartment buildings. About 40% of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. This area also has a good selection of housing sizes; it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is occasionally possible for house buyers in this part of Winnipeg to buy their groceries on foot. Conversely, there is usually a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. It is also easy to reach a selection of clothing stores on foot. Concerning education, it is a reasonably short walk to access schools and daycares from anywhere in North St. Boniface.