Given Halifax’s active real estate scene, the specific houses we found may not be on the market right now, but new listings are always coming up.
The Home: Two-bedroom, 1.5 bathroom home, 9 Fenwood Road
How Much: $234,900
Size: 1,386 square feet
Per Square Foot: $169.48
Setting: An older house near Chocolate Lake, just off the St. Margaret’s Bay Road.
Inside: Hardwood floors, working fireplace and lovely, slanted ceilings in the bedrooms. A rec room is the finished basement is wired for cable and internet.
Outdoor Space: Large front porch, backyard on 4,750 square feet of property.
The Home: A 22-year-old house, three storeys, three bedrooms and two bathrooms, 47 Birch Cove Lane
How Much: $249,000
Size: 1,710 square feet
Per Square Foot: $145.61
Setting: Just off the Bedford Highway, this home affords great views of the water and roomy, suburban living a short drive from Bayers Lake and Clayton Park amenities.
Inside: Hardwood floors beneath skylights, a wood stove for ambiance and energy savings on heat.
Outdoor Space: A deck and wooded backyard.
The Home: A three-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom home on a cul-de-sac, 295 Oceanview Drive
How Much: $244,900
Size: 1,265 square feet
Per Square Foot: $193.60
Setting: A modern subdivision in Bedford not far from Larry Uteck Boulevard, the development is 15 years old and retains a look of newness, with nature on the doorstep, woods and bicycle paths just down the block.
Inside: Garage as part of the home, hardwood floor on the main level, fireplace, with a customized main bathroom including corner whirlpool and large master bedroom.
Outdoor Space: Detached home with small, tree-lined backyard.
The Home: A large five-bedroom, two-bathroom bungalow on the edge of Cole Harbour, 14 Leander Drive
How Much: $259,000
Size: 2,100 square feet
Per Square Foot: $123.33
Setting: Sunset Acres is just beyond Forest Hills Parkway, where the suburban development gives way to the countryside.
Inside: Eat-in kitchen, a garburator, under-cabinet lighting, pantry and patio doors to the deck. Lower level includes cozy rec room, laundry room; two spacious bedrooms (or office/den), a full bath, storage room and a kitchenette/living room combination with its own entrance to the backyard. Outdoor Space: Fully fenced yard with a 12 by 12 wired shed.
The Home: An 80-year-old three-bedroom, two-storey row townhouse, 5522 Duffus Street
How Much: $259,000
Size: 1,100 square feet
Per Square Foot: $235.45
Setting: Located north of the Hydrostone neighbourhood, this is a lovely residential area near parks and schools, on a busy main street.
Inside: A fixer-upper, formerly a rental property asking $1,750. Three small bedrooms upstairs with bathroom, living room, kitchen and dining room downstairs.
Outdoor Space: Small front yard, backyard pretty much a parking spot.
The Home: A 61-year-old duplex, with two two-bedroom apartments, 330 Portland Street
How Much: $258,000
Size: 1,770 square feet
Per Square Foot: $145.76
Setting: Located up where Portland Street is greenest and steepest, surrounded by large, well-established homes in a great community, not far from Penhorn Mall.
Inside: Two roomy apartments, the downstairs with hardwood floors and fireplace, the upper with washer and dryer.
Outdoor Space: Three parking spaces, small yard.