Port Whitby real estate guide & listings for sale
Port Whitby is quiet overall, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case closer to Highway 401 or one of the railway lines.
Moving around by car is very easy in Port Whitby. It is a reasonably short car ride to the nearest highway, such as Highway 401, from any location in this neighbourhood, and parking is generally easy. On the other hand, public transit users may experience limited options in this part of the town as a result of the service's low frequency. Nevertheless, there is the Whitby Station on the Lakeshore East Line. There are approximately 10 bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are ordinarily close by. It is inconvenient for pedestrians to get around in Port Whitby as running common errands is challenging by walking.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing roughly half of dwellings in Port Whitby, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. This neighbourhood also has a choice of unit sizes - there is a higher proportion of three bedroom homes in this neighbourhood. Roughly 85% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas the remainder are renters. Most housing in this area was built after the year 2000, during its biggest construction boom.
Primary schools are convenient to get to on foot from any location in this part of the town. On the other hand, there are no high schools in this area. When it comes to food, home buyers in Port Whitby often have to turn to a vehicle to travel to the nearest grocery store. Nonetheless, pharmacies are typically easy to reach on foot and provide some staple foods. There are also a few options for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity.