West End real estate guide & listings for sale
West End is a very good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm ambience. Parks are very well-located and there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in, which makes them very easy to access. This neighbourhood is also very quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.
Regardless of the means of transportation, it is easy to move around in West End. Travelling on foot is very practical for property owners in this neighbourhood; running common errands is convenient by walking. This part of Halifax is transit friendly. More precisely, there are approximately 10 bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are ordinarily nearby. West End is also reasonably car friendly. It is convenient to park, and nearby highways are quite easy to access from anywhere in this area.
There are equal parts renters and owners living in West End. In this neighbourhood, about 40% of buildings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and duplexes. Most of the housing growth in this part of Halifax happened pre-1960. This neighbourhood has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Property owners in West End will be pleased to learn that a grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Additionally, there are a good number of options for those who appreciate nearby restaurants and cafes. It is also easy to access a selection of clothing stores on foot. Concerning education, in West End, families will generally be able to access schools and daycares by walking.