Shipyard real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Shipyard is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. There are a few green spaces close by for residents to relax in, like Rotary Park, and they are especially well-located, making them easy to reach. This neighbourhood is also very quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue.
This neighbourhood is an extremely convenient part of Cape Breton for driving. It is a reasonably short car ride to the nearest highway from anywhere in this area, and it is very easy to park. Most homes for sale in this neighbourhood are located in places that are not very well-suited for walking as very few common errands can be run without needing to use a vehicle.
In Shipyard, roughly 45% of dwellings are single detached homes, but small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This area experienced its main building boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this era. This part of Cape Breton has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 55% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and 45% are owners.
It is a short walk to reach primary schools from anywhere in Shipyard. In contrast, there are no high schools in this area. As far as food is concerned, in the majority of cases, a vehicle is required to purchase groceries. Nevertheless, it is generally a very short walk to the nearest pharmacy, which can provide some staple foods. A limited number of restaurants are available in Shipyard as well.