Southdale real estate guide & listings for sale
Southdale offers a calm atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of Halifax is wonderful for those who need quiet surroundings, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, public green spaces are especially well-located and there are a few of them nearby for residents to check out, which makes them easy to get to.
The car is very often the favoured way to navigate this part of the municipality. It is very convenient to access a place to park, and many real estate listings are a rather short car ride from the nearest highway. On the other hand, the public transit network in this part of Halifax is somewhat poor. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is typically very close. Most homes for sale in this part of Halifax are located in areas that are not especially conducive to those who travel by foot because carrying out daily needs is sometimes challenging.
In Southdale, many dwellings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings and duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. Most housing in this part of the municipality was built before the 1960s, during its main construction boom. This area also has a good choice of unit sizes - it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 40% are renters.
In this area, families will generally be able to reach both primary and secondary schools by walking. In contrast, families may find it difficult to get to daycares on foot. As far as eating is concerned, it is convenient to access the nearest supermarket on foot in this part of Halifax. Furthermore, a coffee shop is typically a rather short walk away, and residents of Southdale can enjoy a few restaurants as well.