Penhorn real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere will enjoy Penhorn. There are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to relax in and they are especially well-situated, which results in them being easy to get to from most locations within the neighbourhood. The noise levels in this part of Halifax are also reasonably low, as the streets are usually quite tranquil.
Cars are a great transportation option in Penhorn. Coming across a place to park is quite easy, and it is a short drive to the nearest highway from any home in this neighbourhood. On the other hand, getting around by public transit is difficult in this area. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most residences. It is occasionally challenging for people walking to move around in this part of the municipality since few common errands can be run on foot.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing around 40% of dwellings in Penhorn, and the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. This part of Halifax experienced its largest building boom in the 1960s and 1970s, so most of the available housing is from this time period. This neighbourhood has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy roughly 55% of the dwellings in Penhorn while renters occupy the remainder.
Primary schools and daycares are convenient to walk to from most homes for sale in Penhorn. However, there are no high schools in this neighbourhood. With respect to eating, home buyers in this neighbourhood will be pleased to learn that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. Furthermore, it is easy to reach a selection of clothing stores on foot.