Herring Cove real estate guide & listings for sale
Herring Cove is very quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. It is occasionally hard to access public green spaces since they aren't well-spread out. Still, there are a few parks nearby for residents to check out.
The favoured transportation option in this part of the municipality is very often a car. It is especially convenient to access a parking spot. However, public transit users may find limited choices in this area by reason of the infrequent service. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most homes. It is very difficult for pedestrians to get around in this part of Halifax as almost no daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Herring Cove is an important part of its character. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 85% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood and 15% are occupied by renters. About one quarter of homes in this part of the municipality were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
Doing one's groceries usually necessitates the use of a car in Herring Cove. There are a few opportunities for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes. As far as education is concerned, in Herring Cove, families will commonly be able to reach both primary and secondary schools by walking. In contrast, it can be very difficult to access daycares on foot.