Portland Estates real estate guide & listings for sale
Portland Estates is a very good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm atmosphere. There are about 10 green spaces nearby for residents to check out and they are very well-distributed, which results in them being very easy to reach from a large number of locations in this part of Halifax. This area is also very quiet, as the streets are generally very tranquil.
Cars are a great transportation option in Portland Estates. It is especially convenient to park, and most real estate listings are a rather short drive from the nearest highway. However, travelling by transit can be challenging in this neighbourhood due to the infrequent service. Nevertheless, homeowners benefit from a few bus lines, and it is very convenient to find a nearby bus stop from most houses. This area is not very conducive to walking as very few daily needs can be met without having to use a vehicle.
Around three quarters of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas renters make up the remainder. In this part of Halifax, most buildings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This neighbourhood experienced its largest construction boom after the year 2000, so most of the available properties are from this time period. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
Some, but not all, house buyers in this area will live within walking distance of the closest grocery store. Residents benefit from a few restaurants and cafes as well. Concerning education, parents and their children will welcome that wherever their home is located in Portland Estates, primary schools and daycares are nearby. On the other hand, there are no high schools in this area.