Portage la Prairie real estate guide & listings for sale
Most areas in Portage la Prairie are especially quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic.
The car is very often the best method of transportation in this rural municipality. Coming across a parking spot is quite easy. Many of the homes for sale in this rural municipality are located in places that are not very suitable for walking as almost no common errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle.
Roughly one third of properties in Portage la Prairie were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. The large proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of this rural municipality is an important part of its character. Roughly 70% of the dwellings in the rural municipality are occupied by homeowners while the rest are rented. This rural municipality also has a good choice of housing size options; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Property owners in this rural municipality almost always have to rely on a vehicle to shop for their groceries in one of about 10 stores. With respect to education, primary schools may necessitate a very long walk to get to, and there are no high schools in Portage la Prairie. Moreover, parents may find it very difficult for their children to reach daycares on foot.