Niagara-on-the-Lake real estate guide & listings for sale
Niagara-on-the-Lake is good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as the streets tend to be calm - although there are still several noisier sections, especially around Queen Elizabeth Way, Highway 405 or the airport (YSN).
The best way to move around in Niagara-on-the-Lake is very often a car. Accessing a place to park is easy. On the other hand, the public transit service in Niagara-on-the-Lake is quite bad. Nevertheless, homeowners benefit from a few bus lines. Many of the homes for sale in this town are located in places that are not very convenient for walking since almost no common errands can be run on foot.
The sizeable percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of Niagara-on-the-Lake is an important part of its character. This town offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 90% of the units in the town are occupied by homeowners and 10% are rented. About one third of homes in this town were constructed following the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s.
Families may consider it very hard to access high schools and primary schools on foot. Furthermore, parents may find it very hard for their children to access daycares as a pedestrian. At the primary level, both public and private schools can be found. Concerning food, a car is typically needed in this part of the St. Catharines - Niagara metropolitan area to reach one of about 10 supermarkets. Residents of this town are served by over 50 restaurants as well.