Portsmouth real estate guide & listings for sale
Portsmouth offers a calm atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. Parks are easy to access since there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore. This neighbourhood is also very quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic.
Driving is a very good mode of transportation in Portsmouth. Accessing a parking spot is generally easy. In contrast, this part of Kingston is not especially transit friendly. Nonetheless, house owners have access to a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is usually very close. It is impractical for people walking to navigate Portsmouth because very few common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing around 40% of dwellings in Portsmouth, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. This part of Kingston also has a good selection of housing sizes - houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The proportions of renters and homeowners are about even. About 45% of homes in this neighbourhood were built before the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s.
Parents and their children will find that wherever their house is situated in this area, primary schools are nearby. In contrast, Portsmouth does not have any high schools. With respect to eating, it is occasionally feasible for home buyers in this neighbourhood to shop for their groceries by walking. Nevertheless, it is generally a reasonably short distance to the nearest pharmacy, which can supply some staple foods. Residents benefit from a few restaurants and cafes as well.