Downtown Whitby real estate guide & listings for sale
Downtown Whitby is reasonably quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several noisier sections, especially closer to Highway 401 or the railway line.
The car is usually the preferred transportation option in Downtown Whitby. It is very easy to park, and most houses for sale are a rather short drive from the closest highway, such as Highway 401. In contrast, Downtown Whitby is not particularly transit friendly. Thankfully, homeowners benefit from approximately 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most homes. There aren't many pedestrians out on the streets of Downtown Whitby, despite the fact that running common errands is convenient on foot.
About one third of properties in Downtown Whitby were constructed pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. In this neighbourhood, roughly 45% of dwellings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. The proportions of renters and homeowners are about even. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of one bedroom and three bedroom homes.
A supermarket is generally accessible within a reasonably short walk from most houses for sale in Downtown Whitby. There are also a limited number of options for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes in close proximity. With regards to education, daycares and schools are easy to reach on foot from anywhere in Downtown Whitby. Besides public schools, there are private primary and high schools.