Chippawa - Rural real estate guide & listings for sale
Chippawa / Rural is quiet overall, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several noisier sections, especially around Queen Elizabeth Way or the railway line. It is rather challenging to access public green spaces since they are sparse. Still, there are around 10 parks nearby for residents to unwind in.
Getting around by car is especially convenient in this neighbourhood. Parking is quite easy. In contrast, getting around by transit can be very difficult in Chippawa / Rural as a result of the low service level. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines. Most homes for sale in this part of the city are located in places that are not very convenient for walking since running daily errands is very difficult.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing about 80% of dwellings in Chippawa / Rural, whereas the rest are mainly townhouses. This neighbourhood also has quite a good variety of unit sizes - this neighbourhood is especially good for those looking for three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy roughly 80% of the properties in Chippawa / Rural and the rest are rented. Around one third of properties in this neighbourhood were built pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s.
Primary schools are not plentiful in this part of Niagara Falls, and consequently often beyond walking distance, and there are no high schools. Residents are served by public and private elementary schools. Additionally, daycares are not plentiful and consequently may require a very long walk to get to. In terms of food, buying one's groceries very often necessitates the use of a car in this part of Niagara Falls.