Spence real estate guide & listings for sale
Spence is a great area for those who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. Finding energetic places in this neighbourhood is easy. Although the nightlife is limited, there is a wide selection of entertainment venues, and the streets are very often busy with people. There are a few parks close by for residents to explore and they are especially well-situated, making them very easy to reach.
This neighbourhood will appeal to homeowners that value various modes of transportation. This area benefits from a great public transit system. More precisely, house owners benefit from about 20 bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is typically very close. Driving is also a fairly good medium of transportation in Spence. Most properties for sale are a very short drive from the closest highway. Spence will appeal to active people as it is very conducive to walking; carrying out daily needs is easy on foot, and a good number of businesses of different types can be found as well.
Roughly 55% of dwellings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Spence, while large apartment buildings and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood experienced its biggest construction boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available homes are from this era. This part of Winnipeg offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes. Renters occupy roughly 80% of the units in Spence and 20% are occupied by owners.
Home buyers in this part of the city will appreciate that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away. Moreover, thanks to 20-odd restaurants and cafes in Spence, there is generally a place to get some food or drink just around the corner. Home buyers can find numerous nearby clothing stores. With regards to education, daycares and schools are very easy to reach on foot from most properties for sale in Spence.