Fairview real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Fairview is exemplified by its calm ambience. There are a few parks nearby for residents to enjoy and they are especially well-situated, which makes it easy to access them from the majority of locations within the neighbourhood. This part of St. Catharines is reasonably quiet overall, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case near Queen Elizabeth Way.
Fairview will draw physically active people as it is reasonably conducive to walking; running common errands is convenient. Driving is a great transportation option in Fairview. It is easy to park, and the majority of houses for sale are a short car ride from the closest highway, such as Queen Elizabeth Way. However, the public transit network in this neighbourhood is not very practical. Thankfully, residents benefit from around 10 bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop.
Around 40% of buildings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Fairview, and the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses. This part of the city is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. About 60% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and the rest are owners. Most of the housing growth in this part of St. Catharines occurred between 1960 and 1980.
Home buyers in Fairview will appreciate that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. Likewise, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. It is also a reasonably short distance to a good selection of clothing stores. In terms of education, families will value that no matter where their home is situated in this neighbourhood, schools and daycares are nearby. Residents benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.