Martindale real estate guide & listings for sale
Martindale is quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - however some parts can be quite loud, especially closer to Queen Elizabeth Way or Highway 406. Parks aren't well-situated, resulting in them being sometimes challenging to reach from most locations within the neighbourhood. Despite that, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to enjoy.
Driving is very often the preferred way to navigate Martindale. It is especially convenient to park, and most real estate listings are a short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Highway 406. In contrast, the public transit system in this part of St. Catharines is not very practical. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are generally nearby. A majority of the houses for sale in this part of St. Catharines are located in areas that are not particularly well-suited for those who travel by foot since most daily needs are at times difficult to meet by walking.
Roughly 40% of properties in Martindale were built between 1980 and 1990, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1990s. Single detached homes and townhouses are the predominant housing type in this neighbourhood. Around 80% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 20% are rented. This part of St. Catharines is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
It is often possible for house buyers in this part of St. Catharines to do groceries by walking. Residents benefit from a few restaurants and cafes as well. With respect to education, in Martindale, families will typically be able to reach primary schools on foot. On the other hand, there are no high schools in this neighbourhood.