Portsmouth real estate guide & listings for sale
Portsmouth is a very good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced ambience. It is easy to access public green spaces since there are a few of them close by for residents to enjoy. This part of Kingston is also very good for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.
The favoured way to move around in Portsmouth is usually driving. It is very convenient to access a parking spot. In contrast, the public transit network in Portsmouth is somewhat poor. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is served by a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is typically very close. Many of the homes for sale in this part of Kingston are located in areas that are not especially suitable for walking because meeting daily needs is at times difficult.
In Portsmouth, around 40% of dwellings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. This neighbourhood also has a good selection of housing size options; it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The split between renters and homeowners is about even. The homes in this neighbourhood are quite old, since about 45% of its dwellings were constructed pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s.
Families will value that no matter where their home is located in this area, primary schools are close by. However, there are no high schools in Portsmouth. When it comes to eating, a supermarket is usually reachable within a short walk from any home in this part of Kingston. Moreover, it is easy to reach the closest coffee shop on foot, and there are also a few restaurants in Portsmouth.