Portugal Cove-St. Philip's real estate guide & listings for sale
Most areas in Portugal Cove-St. Philip's are quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.
Portugal Cove-St. Philip's is very car friendly. It is very convenient to park. Most houses for sale in this part of the Greater St. John's metropolitan area are located in places that are not very well-suited for walking as almost no daily needs can be carried out without having to resort to a vehicle.
Homeowners occupy about 85% of the units in the town and 15% are occupied by renters. The large percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of this town is an important part of its character. About 40% of properties in this part of the Greater St. John's metropolitan area were constructed following the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s. This town offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Families may consider it very difficult to get to high schools and primary schools on foot. As far as eating is concerned, in all but a very small number of cases, a vehicle is required in Portugal Cove-St. Philip's to access the closest supermarket.