Port Wallace real estate guide & listings for sale
Port Wallace is a wonderful neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a slower-paced ambience. This area is very quiet overall, as the streets tend to be very peaceful. Finally, there are a few parks nearby for residents to unwind in and they are very well-situated, which makes them easy to access from many locations in the neighbourhood.
Cars are an excellent transportation option in Port Wallace. It is especially convenient to find a place to park, and most real estate listings are a rather short drive from the nearest highway. However, this part of the municipality is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most homes. Port Wallace is not very suitable for those who travel by foot because very few daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.
Roughly 85% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas the rest are renters. The housing stock of this neighbourhood is composed predominantly of single detached homes and townhouses. Roughly one third of properties in this area were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This part of Halifax offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Home buyers in Port Wallace generally need a car to travel to the nearest grocery store. Nonetheless, it is generally a rather short distance to the closest pharmacy, which can supply some basic food items. There are also about 10 restaurants and coffee shops in Port Wallace. With respect to education, in this area, parents and their kids will usually be able to get to daycares and primary schools by walking. On the other hand, Port Wallace does not have any high schools.