Downtown Grimsby real estate guide & listings for sale
Downtown Grimsby is reasonably quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially around the railway line. Green spaces aren't well-located, making it very hard to get to them.
The preferred means of transportation in this neighbourhood is usually driving. It is a reasonably short drive to the nearest highway from anywhere in Downtown Grimsby, and it is very convenient to park. This part of the town is not very well-suited for those who travel by foot since very few day-to-day needs can be met by walking. The bicycle is a rather poor method of transportation in Downtown Grimsby as there are very few bike lanes, and riding is made difficult by the typically sloping terrain.
About 70% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas renters make up the remainder. Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing roughly half of dwellings in this part of the town, while small apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Around 30% of properties in this area were constructed pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Families will appreciate the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from most properties for sale in Downtown Grimsby. On the other hand, it can be challenging to get to daycares as a pedestrian. Concerning eating, it is easy to get to the closest grocery store by walking in this neighbourhood. There are also a few options for those who care about close by restaurants and cafes.