Downtown Whitby real estate guide & listings for sale
Downtown Whitby is quiet overall, as the streets are generally reasonably calm - however noise can be an issue around the railway line or Highway 401.
This area is especially car friendly. The majority of homes for sale are a rather short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Highway 401, and it is straightforward to park. On the other hand, Downtown Whitby is not particularly transit friendly. Nevertheless, residents benefit from around 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most homes. Walking in Downtown Whitby is not very popular, despite the fact that many daily errands can be run on foot.
In Downtown Whitby, roughly 45% of dwellings are single detached homes, but large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This part of the town is primarily composed of one bedroom and three bedroom homes. The proportions of renters and homeowners are about even. Roughly one third of homes in this area were constructed pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s.
It is convenient to get to the closest supermarket by walking in this neighbourhood. In addition, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and property owners can enjoy approximately 10 cafes as well. In terms of education, in Downtown Whitby, parents and their kids will usually be able to reach daycares and schools by walking. Families are served by public and private schools at both the primary and secondary school level.