Niagara-on-the-Lake real estate guide & listings for sale
Niagara-on-the-Lake is quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although that is not the case close to Highway 405, Queen Elizabeth Way or the airport (YSN).
Cars are an excellent means of transportation in Niagara-on-the-Lake. It is very easy to park. On the other hand, the public transit service in Niagara-on-the-Lake is not very frequent. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines. This town is not very conducive to those who travel by foot as almost no daily needs can be carried out without the use of a vehicle.
Homeowners occupy about 90% of the dwellings in the town and the rest are rented. The sizeable proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of this town is an important part of its character. About one third of properties in this town were built after the year 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s. This town is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
It can be very hard to walk to high schools and primary schools from houses for sale in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Likewise, daycares are not plentiful and thus tend to require a very long walk to get to. Families can choose between public and private elementary schools. With regards to food, house buyers in this part of the St. Catharines - Niagara metropolitan area generally need a vehicle to travel to one of around 10 supermarkets. There are also a few choices for those who value nearby restaurants.