Bowness real estate guide & listings for sale
Bowness offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. This area is quiet overall, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case near the railway line. Finally, there are around 40 parks close by for residents to enjoy and they are very well-spread out, which results in them being easy to reach from most locations within Bowness.
Bowness is especially car friendly. Nearby highways are very easy to drive to from anywhere in this area, and it is straightforward to park. However, the public transit system in Bowness is not very practical. Thankfully, residents have access to about 10 bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily nearby. Bowness is not very bicycling-friendly because. Nonetheless, there are a limited number of hills. Bowness is also not very suitable for walking as running daily errands is impractical.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing around 40% of dwellings in Bowness, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. Roughly half of the properties in this part of the city were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960. This neighbourhood has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. There are equal parts renters and owners living in this neighbourhood.
It is typically an option for house buyers in Bowness to buy groceries by walking. A small number of restaurants and coffee shops are available as well. In terms of education, it is a reasonably short walk to access primary schools and daycares from most properties for sale in Bowness. However, parents may find it challenging for their kids to get to high schools on foot. Residents benefit from public and private primary schools.