Shearwater real estate guide & listings for sale
Due to the presence of very few people out and about on the streets, Shearwater is relatively quiet. Green spaces aren't well-distributed, resulting in them being rather challenging to get to from most locations within this part of Halifax. Still, residents will be able to access parks in nearby communities.
Cars are a great transportation option in Shearwater. Accessing a place to park is easy. However, public transit users may find very few choices in Shearwater by reason of the low service level. Nevertheless, residents are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are generally relatively close by. Many of the houses for sale in this part of Halifax are located in places that are not very conducive to those who travel by foot since meeting daily needs is very impractical.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing roughly 40% of dwellings in Shearwater, and the remaining properties are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. This part of the municipality is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly three quarters of the dwellings in the community are occupied by renters whereas the remainder are occupied by owners. About 40% of properties in this part of Halifax were constructed after the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s.
There are no high schools and no primary schools in this part of Halifax. Regarding eating, buying one's groceries usually requires the use of a vehicle in Shearwater. House buyers can enjoy a few cafes.