Shearwater real estate guide & listings for sale
Shearwater is relatively calm, as there are very few people out and about on the streets. It is rather challenging to access green spaces since they aren't well-distributed. Despite that, there are a few parks close by for residents to relax in.
Cars are a great mode of transportation in this part of Halifax. It is very easy to park. In contrast, getting around by transit can be very hard in this part of Halifax by reason of the infrequent service. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are usually within walking distance. It is very impractical for pedestrians to move around in Shearwater as almost no daily needs can be carried out on foot.
In Shearwater, around 40% of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses are the main alternatives in the housing stock. About 40% of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed following the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1960s. This part of Halifax offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly three quarters of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and one quarter are owners.
In all but a very small number of cases, a car is required in this neighbourhood to reach the closest grocery store. A limited variety of coffee shops can be found. Regarding education, this neighbourhood does not contain any high schools or primary schools.