Sarnia real estate guide & listings for sale
Sarnia is quiet, as the streets are generally calm - however noise can be problematic close to one of the railway lines, the airport (YZR) or Highway 402.
The best approach to get around in Sarnia is usually driving. Nearby highways, such as Highway 402, are reasonably easy to access from any location in this city, and it is very convenient to come across a parking spot. It is difficult for pedestrians to navigate this city because very few daily errands can be run on foot.
In Sarnia, about 70% of buildings are single detached homes, and the rest are mainly large apartment buildings. The homes in this city are quite old, since roughly one third of its dwellings were built pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. This city has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 70% of the units in the city are occupied by homeowners and 30% are occupied by renters.
Some house buyers in Sarnia may be able to access one of approximately 30 grocery stores on foot, while others will have to turn to a vehicle. A small selection of restaurants and coffee shops is available as well. Regarding education, it can be challenging to walk to high schools and primary schools from properties for sale in Sarnia. Parents benefit from public and private elementary schools. Furthermore, daycares are not very numerous and consequently tend to require a rather long walk to get to.