Niagara-on-the-Lake real estate guide & listings for sale
Most areas in Niagara-on-the-Lake are reasonably quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several louder sections, especially close to Highway 405, Queen Elizabeth Way or the airport (YSN).
Niagara-on-the-Lake is very car friendly. It is very easy to access a place to park. However, commuting by transit can be very difficult in this town as a result of the infrequent service. Thankfully, property owners benefit from a few bus lines. It is very difficult for people walking to get around in Niagara-on-the-Lake as almost no common errands can be run on foot.
In Niagara-on-the-Lake, the vast majority of buildings are single detached homes, but townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This town is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 90% of the properties in the town are occupied by homeowners while the remainder are rented. About one third of homes in this part of the St Catharines - Niagara metropolitan area were constructed following the year 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s.
Property owners in this town typically need a car to reach one of about 10 grocery stores. There are also a few opportunities for those who value restaurants in close proximity. As far as education is concerned, parents may find it very hard for their children to get to high schools and primary schools on foot. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found. Likewise, it can be very difficult to walk to daycares from homes for sale in Niagara-on-the-Lake.