Port Wallace real estate guide & listings for sale
Port Wallace is a great neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm atmosphere. This area is very quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic. Lastly, it is easy to get to parks from the majority of locations within the neighbourhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to discover.
Driving is an excellent medium of transportation in this part of Halifax. It is a rather short drive to the closest highway from anywhere in Port Wallace, and parking is easy. On the other hand, the public transit service in this part of the municipality is fairly poor. Nonetheless, property owners have access to a few bus lines, and bus stops are typically nearby. It is difficult for pedestrians to navigate this part of the municipality because very few common errands can be run without the use of a car.
The predominant housing types in Port Wallace are single detached homes and townhouses. This area is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 85% of the dwellings in Port Wallace and 15% are rented. Around one third of properties in this area were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
Property owners in Port Wallace generally have to rely on a car to do groceries. Nonetheless, getting to the closest pharmacy and thus some basic food items is generally convenient. A limited number of restaurants and cafes can be found as well. Regarding education, families will value that wherever their house is located in this part of Halifax, primary schools and daycares are nearby. On the other hand, Port Wallace does not have any high schools.