North Point Douglas real estate guide & listings for sale
North Point Douglas offers a slower-paced atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of the city is quiet overall, as the streets are peaceful - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially near the railway line. Lastly, parks are very easy to access since there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to check out.
Regardless of the medium of transportation, it is quite easy to get around in this part of Winnipeg. Travelling on foot is feasible for home buyers in this part of the city; most day-to-day needs are easy to carry out without the use of a vehicle. Commuting by public transit is convenient in North Point Douglas owing to a few nearby bus lines. This area is also very car friendly. It is a very short drive to the closest highway from any home in North Point Douglas, and coming across a place to park is easy.
In North Point Douglas, roughly half of buildings are single detached homes, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. Most of the houses available in the housing market in this neighbourhood were constructed prior to the 1960s, when most of the housing growth happened. This part of the city has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 60% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home whereas the remainder are owners.
In North Point Douglas, parents and their children will usually be able to get to daycares and schools on foot. At the primary level, there are both public and private schools. With respect to food, it is very often practical for home buyers in North Point Douglas to buy general and specialty groceries on foot. Additionally, a restaurant is generally just around the corner, for instance along Main Street, and residents can enjoy a few cafes as well. It is also convenient to get to a number of clothing stores on foot.