Shearwater real estate guide & listings for sale
Shearwater remains relatively calm, thanks to the presence of very few pedestrians. Parks aren't well-situated, which results in them being rather difficult to get to from most locations within the neighbourhood. Despite that, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to explore.
The car is usually the preferred way to move around in Shearwater. It is especially convenient to park. However, Shearwater is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, homeowners are served by a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is generally relatively close by. Travelling on foot is not very feasible for property owners in Shearwater as carrying out daily needs is very inconvenient.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing around 40% of buildings in Shearwater, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. This area is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around three quarters of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home while the remainder are owners. About 40% of properties in this part of the municipality were built following the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s.
House buyers in Shearwater almost always have to use a car to access the nearest supermarket. There are a few cafes in this area. With respect to education, Shearwater does not have any high schools or primary schools.