Nuns' Island real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Nuns' Island is exemplified by its slower-paced atmosphere. This area is reasonably quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - however some areas can be quite loud, especially near Autoroute Bonaventure or Autoroute des Cantons-de-l'Est. Lastly, there is a fair amount of greenery in this area as many tree-lined streets are present. There are around 10 parks nearby for residents to visit, which makes it easy to get to them.
This part of the city enables home buyers to get around by several modes of transportation. Cars are an excellent transportation option in Nuns' Island. It is convenient to park, and the majority of properties for sale are a short car ride from the closest highway, such as Autoroute 15. The good public transit infrastructure makes transit a viable option for many people. For example, homeowners are served by a few bus lines, and most houses are very close to a bus stop. Bicycling is easy in Nuns' Island because there are a fair number of bike lanes, and the area is reasonably flat. On the other hand, travelling on foot is not particularly feasible for home buyers in Nuns' Island as common amenities such as barbers or laundromats can be an occasionally long walk away.
Around 30% of properties in Nuns' Island were constructed following the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. In this part of Montréal, many dwellings are large apartment buildings, while small apartment buildings and townhouses are the main alternatives in the housing stock. Homeowners occupy around 60% of the properties in Nuns' Island whereas the remainder are rented. This area offers mainly one bedroom and two bedroom homes.
There are only a limited number of primary schools in Nuns' Island and therefore they can be a long walk away. Likewise, this area does not have any high schools. Additionally, daycares are not especially abundant and accordingly not always within walking distance. With respect to food, it is convenient to access the nearest grocery store on foot from anywhere in Nuns' Island. A small number of restaurants and cafes can be found as well.
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