Melrose real estate guide & listings for sale
Melrose offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This neighbourhood is fairly good for those who need quiet areas, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Lastly, parks are especially well-distributed and there are a few of them nearby for residents to relax in, making them easy to get to from most locations in Melrose.
Cars are an excellent means of transportation in Melrose. Nearby highways are very easy to access from anywhere in this part of Winnipeg, and it is convenient to find a parking spot. On the other hand, travelling by transit can be challenging in Melrose as a result of the low service level. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is served by a few bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. Travelling on foot is not particularly practical for residents in Melrose as very few common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.
In Melrose, around 70% of buildings are single detached homes, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings. This area also has a good selection of unit sizes; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy roughly three quarters of the units in the neighbourhood and the remainder are rented. This neighbourhood experienced its biggest building boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available housing stock is from this era.
It is convenient to get to the closest supermarket on foot in Melrose. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who value restaurants and cafes within walking distance. With respect to education, in Melrose, families will typically be able to access daycares and schools on foot.