Queenston real estate guide & listings for sale
Queenston is a reasonably good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a relaxed atmosphere. This part of St. Catharines is quiet, as the streets are usually quite tranquil - although that is not the case near Queen Elizabeth Way, Highway 406 or the railway line. Lastly, there are about 10 green spaces close by for residents to visit and they are very well-spread out, making it easy to get to them.
Queenston is conducive to walking; many common errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle. Cars are a great transportation option in Queenston. Accessing a parking spot is easy, and most real estate listings are a short drive from the closest highway, such as Queen Elizabeth Way. On the other hand, travelling by public transit is difficult in Queenston. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is connected by about 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most properties.
In Queenston, about 40% of buildings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. This part of St. Catharines has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The population residing in this neighbourhood is evenly split between renters and owners. Most housing in this neighbourhood was constructed prior to the 1960s, during its main construction boom.
A supermarket is ordinarily reachable within a short walk from most properties for sale in this neighbourhood. Additionally, those who like to eat in restaurants will have a fair number of options, and there are also a few coffee shops in Queenston. Residents have access to a good number of clothing stores within walking distance, for example along St Paul Street. With regards to education, parents and their children will value that wherever their property is located in Queenston, primary schools are close by. On the other hand, this area does not contain any high schools.