Portuguese Cove real estate guide & listings for sale
Portuguese Cove is very quiet overall, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic. Parks are sparse, which results in them being rather challenging to reach from most locations within the community. Despite that, there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to check out.
Moving around by car is very easy in Portuguese Cove. It is especially convenient to park. In contrast, public transit riders may find very few choices in Portuguese Cove due to the infrequent service. Nevertheless, house owners are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are usually relatively close by. It is nearly impossible for pedestrians to get around in Portuguese Cove because almost no daily needs can be met on foot.
Homeowners occupy nearly 95% of the units in Portuguese Cove while the remainder are rented. Single detached homes and townhouses are the predominant housing type in this community. Roughly 40% of properties in this part of Halifax were built following the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s. This community also has quite a good variety of housing size options; there is a higher proportion of three bedroom homes in this area.
There are no high schools and no primary schools in Portuguese Cove. When it comes to eating, buying one's groceries usually requires the use of a car in this part of the municipality.