Portuguese Cove real estate guide & listings for sale
Portuguese Cove is especially quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Public green spaces are sparse, resulting in them being rather challenging to access from the majority of locations within the community. Still, there are a few parks nearby for residents to unwind in.
This community is very car friendly. It is very convenient to access a place to park. In contrast, Portuguese Cove is not a very pleasant part of Halifax for moving around by public transit. Nonetheless, the community is connected by a few bus lines, and it is easy to reach a nearby bus stop from most homes. Portuguese Cove is not very well-suited for walking as almost no common errands can be run on foot.
Homeowners occupy roughly 95% of the units in Portuguese Cove and 5% are rented. The sizeable percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of this community is an important part of its character. About 40% of properties in this part of Halifax were built after the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1960s. This community offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Portuguese Cove does not have any high schools or primary schools. Regarding eating, a vehicle is almost always required in this part of the municipality to reach the closest supermarket.