Port Weller real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Port Weller is exemplified by its relaxed atmosphere. It is easy to get to green spaces since there are around 10 of them close by for residents to discover. This part of the city is very quiet overall, as there are low levels of noise from traffic.
Port Weller is very car friendly. Coming across a place to park is generally easy. However, the public transit network in this area is somewhat poor. Nevertheless, property owners are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are generally a short walk away. It is impractical for pedestrians to move around in Port Weller as many daily needs are inconvenient to meet on foot.
Most of the homes in Port Weller were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. The housing stock of this part of St. Catharines is composed predominantly of single detached homes and townhouses. About 85% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners while renters occupy the remainder. This part of St. Catharines also has a choice of unit sizes; there is a higher proportion of three bedroom homes in this area.
Property owners in this part of the city typically have to rely on a car to buy their groceries. Residents of Port Weller are served by a few restaurants as well. As far as education is concerned, there are only a limited number of primary schools in this part of the city and thus they can be an extended walk away. Moreover, this area does not contain any high schools. In addition, daycares are not very plentiful and consequently not always within walking distance.