Queenston real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a relaxed ambience will enjoy Queenston. Most areas in this part of St. Catharines are quiet, as the streets tend to be quite calm - although that is not the case around Queen Elizabeth Way, Highway 406 or the railway line. Finally, parks are especially well-distributed and there are approximately 10 of them nearby for residents to check out, making them easy to reach.
Cars are an excellent transportation option in Queenston. It is straightforward to come across a place to park, and nearby highways, such as Highway 406, are very easy to reach from anywhere in this part of the city. On the other hand, travelling by transit can be challenging in Queenston by reason of the infrequent service. Nonetheless, there are around 10 bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most houses. Walking is not very common in Queenston, despite the fact that meeting daily needs is convenient on foot.
In Queenston, roughly 40% of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses are the main alternatives in the housing stock. Most of the housing growth in this area occurred pre-1960. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. The split between homeowners and renters is about even.
Home buyers in Queenston will be pleased to learn that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. Furthermore, those who like to eat in restaurants will have a good number of opportunities, and a limited number of cafes can be found as well. A decent selection of clothing stores is also situated within a rather short walking distance. Regarding education, families will appreciate that no matter where their house is located in Queenston, both primary and secondary schools are close by. In contrast, families may find it challenging to access daycares as a pedestrian.