Fairview real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a calm atmosphere will enjoy Fairview. This neighbourhood is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - however some areas can be quite loud, especially around Queen Elizabeth Way. Lastly, it is easy to reach parks since there are a few of them close by for residents to discover.
Most houses for sale in this area are located in places that are well-suited for walking; running daily errands is convenient. Commuting by transit can be challenging in this part of the city as a result of the low service level. Nonetheless, there are about 10 bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are typically nearby. In contrast, Fairview is an extremely convenient part of St. Catharines for getting around by car. It is easy to access a parking spot, and many real estate listings are a short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Queen Elizabeth Way.
About 40% of dwellings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Fairview, and the rest of the properties are mainly small apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses. This area is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Around 60% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters while owners occupy the remainder. This neighbourhood experienced its most significant building boom in the 1960s and 1970s, so most of the available housing stock is from this time period.
Families will value the proximity to daycares and schools, which are within walking distance from the majority of properties for sale in Fairview. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. As far as eating is concerned, a supermarket is typically reachable within a short walk from most homes for sale in this part of the city. Moreover, there is often a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. It is also a reasonably short walk to a good variety of clothing stores.