Port Dalhousie real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Port Dalhousie is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. Reaching parks is easy in the neighbourhood, since most homes for sale have one a short walk away and there are around 10 public green spaces close by for residents to discover. This part of the city is also very good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are generally very calm.
This part of St. Catharines is very car friendly. It is especially convenient to come across a parking spot, and nearby highways, such as Highway 406, are quite easy to drive to from anywhere in Port Dalhousie. However, commuting by public transit is challenging in this area. Nevertheless, property owners have access to a few bus lines, and bus stops are commonly nearby. Many of the houses for sale in this neighbourhood are located in areas that are not very well-suited for walking because very few daily errands can be run without the use of a car.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Port Dalhousie is an important part of its character. This area offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 85% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and the rest are rented. This neighbourhood did not experience a single construction boom; the construction of new homes in Port Dalhousie was spread throughout several decades in recent history.
In Port Dalhousie, families will typically be able to access schools and daycares by walking. Parents can choose between public and private primary schools. Concerning food, a portion of house buyers in this part of the city may be able to do their grocery shopping on foot, while others will need another means of transportation. There are also a few choices for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity.