Sandy and Judy Hines
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Location: The North End of Halifax is very close to and within walking distance to downtown Halifax, Stadacona and Irving Shipyards. It basically refers to the area between Barrington and Robie on one end and Cogswell and Murray MacKay bridge on the other.
Age of houses: Almost all the houses in the north end are older houses that range anywhere from 40 to 200 years old. There are some newer houses throughout the area but very few. A typical home in this area would be between 50 and 100 years old.
Advantages: Walking or few minute drive to downtown Halifax, Stadacona, dockyard and Irving Shipyard. Short commute to universities, hospitals and most amenities. One of more reasonably priced areas on the peninsula of Halifax. Quaint shopping and restaurants at Hydrostone Market and on Agricola Street.
Style of housing available: Older houses that are typically one or two storey. Multiple unit houses that are used for rentals to students. Apartment condominiums. Large executive to smaller homes. Victorian houses and more. Wide variety in area.
Some of the streets in the area: Too many to list but some are Gottingen, Leeds, Agricola, Maynard, Isleville, Rector, Albert.
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