Rockingham real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Rockingham is exemplified by its relaxed environment. Getting to green spaces is easy in the neighbourhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to enjoy. This area is also quiet, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite loud, especially closer to the railway line.
Rockingham is an extraordinarily convenient part of Halifax and Halifax for moving around by car. Accessing a parking spot is quite easy, and many houses for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway. On the other hand, Rockingham is not particularly transit friendly. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is typically just around the corner. A majority of the homes for sale in this part of the municipality are located in places that are not very suitable for those who travel by foot as very few daily errands can be run without needing to use a vehicle.
Over half of the housing stock of Rockingham consists of small apartment buildings and single detached homes, while the rest are mainly townhouses. About one third of homes in this part of the municipality were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This area is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. About 55% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and renters occupy the remainder.
It is a reasonably short walk to get to primary schools and daycares from most homes for sale in Rockingham. In contrast, this neighbourhood does not have any high schools. With regards to food, it is very often an option for house buyers in Rockingham to do their grocery shopping by walking. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who appreciate nearby restaurants and cafes.