Academy Heights real estate guide & listings for sale
Academy Heights is good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic.
Academy Heights is a very good part of Thunder Bay for moving around by car. It is straightforward to access a parking spot. However, the public transit service in Academy Heights is not very frequent. Thankfully, house owners benefit from a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is generally just around the corner. This part of Thunder Bay is not particularly convenient for those who travel by foot as running common errands is occasionally challenging.
In Academy Heights, around one third of dwellings are single detached homes, and the rest of the dwellings are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. About 45% of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This part of the city also has a good variety of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 60% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home whereas owners make up the remainder.
In Academy Heights, parents and their children will commonly be able to reach primary schools on foot. On the other hand, this part of Thunder Bay does not have any high schools. In terms of eating, the nearest supermarket in Academy Heights is typically only a reasonably short walk away. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who value restaurants within walking distance.