Saint John real estate guide & listings for sale
Saint John is quiet overall, as the streets are generally peaceful - although there are still several louder sections, especially close to the airport (YSJ) or one of the railway lines. Access to green spaces from most locations within the city, such as Rockwood Park and Shamrock Park, is rather challenging since they are spread out sporadically. Still, there are around 30 parks close by for residents to discover.
Driving is very often the preferred approach to get around in Saint John. Parking is quite easy, and it is a reasonably short car ride to the nearest highway from any location in this city. Walking is not very feasible for property owners in Saint John since meeting daily needs is impractical.
Homeowners occupy roughly two thirds of the dwellings in Saint John while renters occupy the remainder. In this city, about 55% of dwellings are single detached homes, and the rest of the houses are mainly small apartment buildings. About one third of properties in this city were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This city is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
There are only a few high schools and primary schools in Saint John and therefore they can be a rather long walk away. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools. In addition, there are only a few daycares and consequently they can be a long walk away. Regarding food, getting to one of about 40 grocery stores by walking is feasible for some, but not all, home buyers in Saint John. A limited number of restaurants and coffee shops can be found as well.