Martindale real estate guide & listings for sale
Martindale is a good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a slower-paced environment. Green spaces are very well-spread out and there are a few of them close by for residents to discover, making it easy to reach them. This part of St. Catharines is also reasonably quiet, as the streets are usually quite tranquil - although there are still several noisier areas, especially near Queen Elizabeth Way or Highway 406.
Martindale is an extremely good part of St. Catharines for moving around by car. The majority of homes for sale are a short drive from the closest highway, such as Queen Elizabeth Way, and it is very convenient to come across a parking spot. In contrast, public transit users may have limited options in Martindale due to the low service level. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines, and it is very convenient to get to a nearby bus stop from most homes. Walking is not particularly practical for house buyers in Martindale as meeting daily needs is occasionally challenging.
In Martindale, most dwellings are single detached homes, while townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. About 40% of properties in this area were constructed between 1980 and 1990, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1990s. This part of St. Catharines is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 80% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 20% are renters.
In this neighbourhood, families will usually be able to get to primary schools by walking. However, this area does not have any high schools. With respect to eating, the closest supermarket in Martindale is usually only a rather short walk away. Residents can enjoy a few restaurants and coffee shops as well.