Elgin real estate guide & listings for sale
Elgin is a good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a relaxed atmosphere. It is easy to access parks since there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to unwind in. This area is reasonably 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, Queen Elizabeth Way or Highway 420.
The preferred way to get around in this area is very often a car. Nearby highways, such as Highway 420, are reasonably easy to access from anywhere in Elgin, and it is very convenient to park. However, Elgin is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, there is the Niagara Falls Station on the Lakeshore West Line. House owners benefit from a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is typically very close. It is occasionally challenging for people walking to get around in this area since few common errands can be run on foot.
In Elgin, about 55% of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. The proportions of renters and homeowners are about even. A majority of the housing growth in this neighbourhood took place pre-1960.
Parents and their schoolchildren will value that no matter where their house is situated in Elgin, both primary and secondary schools are close by. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools. In contrast, it can be difficult to get to daycares as a pedestrian. In terms of eating, it is usually an option for home buyers in Elgin to buy their groceries on foot. Additionally, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe in close proximity.