Fort Erie real estate guide & listings for sale
Fort Erie is good for those who enjoy quiet surroundings, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder sections, especially close to Queen Elizabeth Way or one of the railway lines.
Cars are an excellent transportation option in this town. Parking is quite easy. In contrast, Fort Erie is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the town. Walking is not very convenient for home buyers in Fort Erie as almost no daily errands can be run without having to resort to a car.
Homeowners occupy roughly three quarters of the properties in the town and the rest are rented. The large percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of this town is an important part of its character. Roughly 45% of properties in this town were built prior to the 1960s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s. This town offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
High schools and primary schools are not abundant in Fort Erie, and accordingly not always within walking distance. Likewise, it can be very difficult to walk to daycares from homes for sale in this part of the St. Catharines - Niagara metropolitan area. Along with public schools, there are private primary and high schools. When it comes to eating, home buyers in Fort Erie generally have to use a vehicle to do groceries in one of about 10 stores. There are also a few opportunities for those who value close by restaurants.