Port Whitby real estate guide & listings for sale
Port Whitby is quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially closer to one of the railway lines or Highway 401.
Commuting by car is very easy in Port Whitby. It is very convenient to park, and the majority of houses for sale are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway, such as Highway 401. In contrast, the public transit service in this part of Whitby is not especially frequent. Nevertheless, commuters can rely on the Whitby Station with access to the Lakeshore East Line. Homeowners have access to about 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most homes. It is difficult for people walking to get around in Port Whitby because meeting daily needs is challenging on foot.
Most of the housing growth in Port Whitby has occurred after the year 2000. Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing around half of dwellings in this neighbourhood, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. About 85% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners while the rest are rented. This part of Whitby is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
There are no high schools and no primary schools in Port Whitby. Moreover, daycares are not particularly numerous and consequently not always within walking distance. As far as eating is concerned, doing one's groceries often necessitates the use of a car in this area. Nevertheless, it is generally a rather short walk to the closest pharmacy, which can provide some staple foods. There are also around 10 restaurants and cafes in Port Whitby.