Sarnia real estate guide & listings for sale
Sarnia is quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several noisier sections, especially around one of the railway lines, Highway 402 or the airport (YZR).
This city is especially car friendly. Finding a place to park is easy, and it is a rather short drive to the nearest highway, such as Highway 402, from any home in Sarnia. This city is not very convenient for walking because many daily needs are impractical to meet without having to use a car.
About 40% of properties in Sarnia were built pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. In this city, about two thirds of dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. Around 70% of the properties in the city are occupied by homeowners while the rest are rented. This city offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
A fraction of home buyers in Sarnia may be able to access one of around 30 supermarkets on foot, while others will have to use a vehicle. Residents benefit from over 200 restaurants and coffee shops as well. Regarding education, it can be difficult to get to high schools and primary schools as a pedestrian from houses for sale in this city. Parents are served by public and private elementary schools. Likewise, daycares are not very abundant and therefore tend to require a rather long walk to get to.