Pelham real estate guide & listings for sale
Pelham is very quiet overall, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic.
Driving is a great transportation option in Pelham. It is very convenient to park. In contrast, the public transit service in Pelham is not very frequent. Nevertheless, house owners have access to a few bus lines. It is very impractical for pedestrians to navigate Pelham as almost no common errands can be run on foot.
About 90% of the properties in the town are occupied by homeowners whereas renters occupy the remainder. The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of this town is an important part of its character. Around one quarter of properties in this town were built pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This part of the St. Catharines - Niagara metropolitan area offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
There are only a very small number of high schools and primary schools in Pelham and accordingly they can be a very long walk away. Moreover, families may find it very difficult to access daycares on foot. Parents have the choice between public and private primary schools. As far as food is concerned, purchasing one's groceries very often requires the use of a car in this part of the St. Catharines - Niagara metropolitan area.