South Portage, Winnipeg, Manitoba Real Estate and Homes for Sale
Large apartment buildings are the most common housing type, representing the majority of buildings in South Portage, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings. There is a higher proportion of one bedroom homes in this neighbourhood. Nearly all of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters while the rest are occupied by owners. Roughly half of homes in this neighbourhood were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. Read more about South Portage real estate
Regardless of the mode of transportation, it is very simple to travel in this part of Winnipeg. The public transit system in South Portage is very convenient. It is very easy to reach a nearby rapid transit station, such as Eastbound Graham at Hargrave, Southbound Vaughan at Graham (The Bay) and Westbound Graham at Edmonton (RWB) on the Blue |, from the majority of homes in the neighbourhood. There are around 40 bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are not very far away from most residences. Cars are also a reasonably good medium of transportation in this part of the city. Most houses for sale are a very short car ride from the closest highway. South Portage is an extremely convenient part of Winnipeg for pedestrians; most daily errands can be run without having to use a car, and many businesses are nearby.
Schools and daycares are straightforward to access on foot from any location in South Portage. As far as eating is concerned, both general and specialty grocery stores are typically accessible within a very short walk from most properties for sale in this part of the city. Moreover, thanks to 50-odd restaurants and cafes in South Portage, there is usually a place to get some food or drink just around the corner, for instance on Graham Avenue. It is also a reasonably short walk to a decent selection of clothing stores.
Those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors will feel at home in South Portage. Finding things to do is easy in this neighbourhood. Even though a limited selection of entertainment venues can be found nearby, there are often lots of people around, and places to go out at night are well-distributed throughout the area. Parks are especially well-located and there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore, which makes them very easy to access.