North Sydney real estate guide & listings for sale
Most areas in North Sydney are reasonably quiet, as the streets are quite peaceful - although that is not the case around the railway line. Green spaces aren't well-located, making it rather challenging to reach them. Still, there are approximately 10 parks close by for residents to unwind in.
This community is very car friendly. Many properties for sale are a short drive from the nearest highway, and it is very easy to access a parking spot. It is challenging for pedestrians to move around in this community since meeting daily needs is inconvenient on foot.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing around 70% of dwellings in North Sydney, whereas the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings. This part of Cape Breton is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 70% of the properties in North Sydney and the remainder are rented. Most housing in this community was constructed pre-1960, during its most significant building boom.
There are only a limited number of primary schools in this part of Cape Breton and accordingly they can be an extended walk away. Likewise, this area does not have any high schools. Furthermore, it can be very difficult to get to daycares as a pedestrian. As far as eating is concerned, in all but a limited number of cases, a car is needed to shop for groceries. Residents benefit from about 20 restaurants and cafes as well.