Douglas Avenue real estate guide & listings for sale
Douglas Avenue offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This area is quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case near the railway line. Finally, public green spaces are especially well-spread out and there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in, which makes it easy to get to them.
Douglas Avenue is an extremely good part of Saint John for getting around by car. It is especially convenient to find a place to park, and the majority of real estate listings are a short drive from the nearest highway. Travelling on foot is not very feasible for residents in Douglas Avenue as most daily needs are sometimes challenging to meet by walking.
Small apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing many dwellings in Douglas Avenue, and the remaining houses are mainly duplexes. This part of the city has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy around three quarters of the properties in the neighbourhood while owners occupy the remainder. Most of the housing growth in this neighbourhood happened prior to the 1960s.
It is a reasonably short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from anywhere in Douglas Avenue. On the other hand, daycares are not numerous and consequently tend to require a very long walk to get to. With respect to eating, it is frequently feasible for home buyers in Douglas Avenue to buy their groceries on foot.