Algoma real estate guide & listings for sale
The noise levels in Algoma are reasonably low, as the streets tend to be calm - although that is not the case near one of the railway lines.
This neighbourhood is an extraordinarily good part of Thunder Bay for moving around by car. It is very easy to find a place to park. In contrast, commuting by public transit is difficult in this part of the city. Thankfully, property owners have access to a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally very close. This part of Thunder Bay is not very conducive to walking as meeting daily needs is impractical.
In Algoma, about half of dwellings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and duplexes. This neighbourhood also has a good variety of housing size options; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy roughly 55% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood and 45% are occupied by renters. A majority of the housing growth in this neighbourhood happened pre-1960.
Parents and their schoolchildren will value the proximity to schools and daycares, which are within walking distance from the majority of houses for sale in Algoma. Residents have the choice between public and private secondary schools. With regards to food, it is generally feasible for home buyers in Algoma to buy groceries on foot. There are also a limited number of options for those who appreciate close by restaurants and cafes.