Portsmouth, Kingston, Ontario Real Estate and Homes for Sale
In Portsmouth, about 40% of dwellings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. Around 45% of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed prior to the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s. This part of Kingston offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. The split between homeowners and renters is about even. Read more about Portsmouth real estate
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This part of the city is very car friendly. It is very easy to come across a parking spot. However, the public transit system in Portsmouth is not particularly practical. Nonetheless, house owners have access to a few bus lines, and it is very easy to get to a nearby bus stop from most properties. It is at times difficult for people walking to navigate Portsmouth because few common errands can be run on foot.
Property owners in Portsmouth will appreciate that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. Furthermore, a cafe is often just around the corner, and a limited number of restaurants can be found in Portsmouth as well. Concerning education, in this neighbourhood, parents and their children will typically be able to get to primary schools on foot. However, there are no high schools in this area.
The character of Portsmouth is exemplified by its relaxed environment. Parks are especially well-located and there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in, which makes it easy to reach them. This neighbourhood is also very quiet, as the streets are usually very peaceful.