Upper Tantallon real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Upper Tantallon is exemplified by its slower-paced atmosphere. It is easy to reach public green spaces and there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to unwind in. Most areas in this part of the municipality are very quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.
Cars are a great mode of transportation in Upper Tantallon. Most homes for sale are a rather short drive from the closest highway, and it is very easy to park. However, getting around by public transit is very hard in Upper Tantallon. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines passing through the community. Walking is not very feasible for property owners in Upper Tantallon as almost no common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.
Homeowners occupy roughly 90% of the dwellings in the community whereas the rest are rented. The predominant housing types in this area are single detached homes and townhouses. Roughly one quarter of properties in this community were built following the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1960s. This part of the municipality offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
High schools and primary schools are not very abundant in this part of Halifax, and accordingly not always within walking distance. Moreover, it can be difficult to get to daycares as a pedestrian. Regarding food, some property owners in Upper Tantallon may have the option to buy groceries by walking, while others will have to turn to another means of transportation. A limited selection of restaurants and cafes can be found as well.