Porters Lake real estate guide & listings for sale
Porters Lake is very quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. It is rather difficult to get to public green spaces since they are spread out sporadically. Still, there are around 10 parks nearby for residents to discover.
The preferred method to navigate Porters Lake is usually driving. It is very convenient to find a parking spot, and the majority of properties for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the closest highway. In contrast, the public transit system in Porters Lake is not very practical. Nevertheless, the community is linked by a few bus lines. Many of the houses for sale in this community are located in areas that are not very suitable for walking as running common errands is very impractical on foot.
Single detached homes and row houses are the predominant housing type in Porters Lake. This part of the municipality is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 90% of the properties in the community are occupied by homeowners whereas the rest are rented. This community did not experience a single building boom; the construction of new homes in Porters Lake was spread throughout many decades in recent history.
A car is generally required in Porters Lake to access the closest supermarket. Concerning education, there are only a few primary schools in this part of Halifax and thus they can be a rather long walk away. Additionally, Porters Lake does not have any high schools. Moreover, families may consider it very hard to reach daycares on foot.