Upper Tantallon real estate guide & listings for sale
Upper Tantallon offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. Public green spaces are easy to reach and there are around 10 of them nearby for residents to visit. This community is also very good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are generally very calm.
The car is usually the favoured approach to move around in Upper Tantallon. It is a reasonably short drive to the closest highway from anywhere in this part of Halifax, and accessing a place to park is quite easy. However, commuting by public transit is very difficult in this part of the municipality. Nevertheless, homeowners have access to a few bus lines. Upper Tantallon is not very well-suited for those who travel by foot since carrying out daily needs is very challenging.
In Upper Tantallon, the overwhelming majority of buildings are single detached homes, while townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This community did not experience a single building boom; the construction of new dwellings in the community was spread throughout several decades in the twentieth and twenty-first century. This part of Halifax offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Nearly 90% of the units in the community are occupied by homeowners whereas the rest are rented.
Families may consider it difficult for their children to reach high schools and primary schools as pedestrians. In addition, daycares are not very plentiful and thus tend to require an extended walk to get to. When it comes to food, a portion of property owners in this part of Halifax may be able to travel to the nearest grocery store on foot, while others will have to use another means of transportation. A limited number of restaurants and coffee shops are available as well.