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Amherst

Amherst is a town located within Nova Scotia, Canada.

Housing

In Amherst, many dwellings are single detached homes, and the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings, mobile homes, and townhouses. This town has a good selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy around 60% of the properties in the town and 40% are rented. The buildings in this town are quite old, because around 45% of its buildings were constructed pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s.

Transportation

The best method to navigate Amherst is very often a car. It is very convenient to find a parking spot, and many houses for sale are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway, such as Highway 104. It is inconvenient for people walking to move around in Amherst because very few common errands can be run on foot.

Services

The nearest grocery store in Amherst is usually only a rather short walk away. A small variety of restaurants and coffee shops is available as well. As far as education is concerned, both primary and secondary schools are easy to walk to from most properties for sale in Amherst. On the other hand, families may find it challenging for their kids to access daycares on foot.

Character

The noise levels in Amherst are very low, as the streets tend to be very tranquil.

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