Winnipeg real estate guide & listings for sale
Winnipeg is a good city to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm ambience. This city is quiet, as the streets are quite tranquil - however noise can be bothersome close to one of the railway lines, the airport (YWG) or Perimeter Highway. Lastly, public green spaces, including Bishop Grandin Greenway and Kildonan Park, are very well-spread out and there are over 1200 of them nearby for residents to unwind in, resulting in them being easy to access from the majority of locations within Winnipeg.
Winnipeg is especially car friendly. Most real estate listings are a short drive from the closest highway, such as Perimeter Highway, and parking is easy. However, the public transit service in Winnipeg is not very frequent. Thankfully, there are over 50 bus lines traversing the city, and the nearest bus stop is typically just around the corner. Winnipeg is not especially well-suited for walking since very few common errands can be run without having to resort to a car.
In Winnipeg, around 60% of buildings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This city has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around two thirds of the population of this city own their home whereas the rest are renters. About one third of properties in this city were built pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.
It is a reasonably short walk to access both primary and secondary schools from anywhere in Winnipeg. In addition to public schools, there are private primary and secondary schools. In contrast, it can be challenging to walk to daycares from houses for sale in Winnipeg. Concerning eating, it is convenient to access the closest supermarket on foot in this city. There are over 450 grocery stores in Winnipeg, and the best choice can be found on streets such as Marion Street. Residents are served by over 2000 restaurants and coffee shops as well.