Port Colborne real estate guide & listings for sale
Port Colborne is quiet overall, as the streets are usually reasonably calm.
Port Colborne is an extremely good part of the St. Catharines - Niagara metropolitan area for travelling by car. Parking is generally easy. Travelling on foot is not very practical for house buyers in Port Colborne since almost no daily needs can be met by walking.
In Port Colborne, many buildings are single detached homes, and the remaining dwellings are mainly small apartment buildings. A majority of the housing growth in this city took place prior to the 1960s. This city is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around three quarters of the units in the city are occupied by homeowners while renters occupy the remainder.
High schools and primary schools are not particularly abundant in Port Colborne, and thus not always within walking distance. Likewise, parents may consider it very hard for their schoolchildren to get to daycares on foot. With respect to food, some property owners in Port Colborne may be able to do groceries by walking in one of approximately 10 stores, while others will have to use another means of transportation. A small variety of restaurants is available in this part of the St. Catharines - Niagara metropolitan area as well.