Current River real estate guide & listings for sale
Current River is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets are generally quite calm - however noise can be bothersome around one of the railway lines.
Current River is an extremely convenient part of Thunder Bay for travelling by car. The majority of real estate listings are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway, and parking is quite easy. In contrast, Current River is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, residents have access to a few bus lines, and bus stops are generally relatively close by. Walking is not very practical for residents in this neighbourhood as carrying out daily needs is very impractical.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing around two thirds of buildings in Current River, and the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. The homes in this part of Thunder Bay are quite old, since about half of its dwellings were constructed pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 70% of the dwellings in Current River and the remainder are rented.
There are only a limited number of primary schools in Current River and thus they can be a long walk away. Likewise, this area does not contain any high schools. Moreover, it can be challenging to reach daycares on foot. With respect to eating, a fraction of residents in Current River may have the option to do their grocery shopping by walking, while others will need a vehicle. There are also a few opportunities for those who appreciate close by restaurants and cafes.