South End real estate guide & listings for sale
South End offers a calm environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This neighbourhood is quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic. Lastly, there are a few parks nearby for residents to relax in and they are very well-spread out, which results in them being easy to get to from a large number of locations in this part of Halifax.
South End will attract physically active people since it is reasonably suitable for walking; many daily errands can be run on foot. The preferred method to navigate this part of Halifax is often driving. Accessing a parking spot is easy. However, the public transit system in South End is not especially practical. Nonetheless, property owners are served by a few bus lines, and most residences are very close to a bus stop.
About one third of dwellings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in South End, and the remaining houses are mainly small apartment buildings and single detached homes. This part of the municipality also has a good variety of unit sizes - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly two thirds of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters and one third are occupied by owners. The homes in this neighbourhood are quite old, because roughly 40% of its dwellings were built pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s.
Schools and daycares are convenient to walk to from any location in South End. Regarding food, it is convenient to reach the closest grocery store on foot from most houses for sale in this area. Moreover, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe just around the corner.