Merritton real estate guide & listings for sale
Merritton is a reasonably good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a relaxed atmosphere. This part of St. Catharines is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although that is not the case around one of the railway lines or Highway 406. Finally, there are about 20 green spaces nearby for residents to discover and they are very well-spread out, making it easy to access them.
Travelling by car is especially convenient in Merritton. It is very easy to find a place to park, and it is a reasonably short drive to the nearest highway, such as Highway 58, from any location in this area. In contrast, the public transit network in Merritton is fairly poor. Nonetheless, residents are served by about 10 bus lines, and it is very convenient to reach a nearby bus stop from most properties. Merritton is not very conducive to those who travel by foot since meeting daily needs is impractical by walking.
In Merritton, about 60% of dwellings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings and townhouses are the main housing types in the rest of the housing stock. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy around 70% of the units in Merritton and the remainder are rented. Around 40% of homes in this neighbourhood were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
It is easy to reach the closest supermarket by walking in Merritton. A small selection of restaurants and cafes is available as well. With regards to education, parents and their children will welcome that no matter where their home is situated in this neighbourhood, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. Families benefit from public and private primary schools. In contrast, it can be difficult to walk to daycares from properties for sale in Merritton.