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Amherst, NS Real Estate - Houses For Sale in Amherst, Nova Scotia

In Amherst, many dwellings are single detached homes, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. Around half of properties in this town were constructed before the 1960s, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 2000s. This town offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 60% of the units in the town are occupied by homeowners and renters occupy the remainder. The average price of an MLS® real estate listing in Amherst is $ 348,104.  Read more about Amherst real estate

87 Homes For Sale in Amherst


About Living in Amherst, Nova Scotia


Cars are a great transportation option in this town. Many properties for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Highway 104, and it is very convenient to park. It is challenging for pedestrians to get around in Amherst because running day-to-day errands is at times difficult.


It is typically practical for property owners in Amherst to do their groceries on foot. There are also a few choices for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity. In terms of education, in this town, parents and their kids will often be able to access primary schools and daycares on foot. In contrast, it can be difficult to walk to high schools from houses for sale in Amherst.


Amherst is very good for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are generally very peaceful.