Bowness real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Bowness is exemplified by its slower-paced atmosphere. There are approximately 40 public green spaces nearby for residents to enjoy, making them easy to reach. This neighbourhood is also quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite loud, especially closer to the railway line.
This neighbourhood is very car friendly. It is straightforward to park, and it is a short drive to the closest highway from anywhere in Bowness. However, the public transit service in Bowness is not very frequent. Nonetheless, residents benefit from about 10 bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is usually just around the corner. Travelling on foot is not very practical for property owners in this area since very few common errands can be run without the use of a car. It is also challenging to get around by bicycle in Bowness because. Nonetheless, there are a limited number of hills.
Roughly 40% of dwellings are single detached homes, making it easy to find detached homes in Bowness, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. This area also has a good selection of unit sizes - homes range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. There are equal parts renters and owners living in this neighbourhood. This area experienced its biggest construction boom in the 1960s and 1970s, so most of the available housing is from this era.
It is generally an option for property owners in this area to purchase groceries by walking. A small variety of restaurants and cafes is available as well. Regarding education, parents and their kids will welcome that wherever their home is situated in this neighbourhood, schools and daycares are close by. Besides public schools, there are private primary and high schools.