Sault Ste. Marie real estate guide & listings for sale
Sault Ste. Marie is quiet overall, as the streets tend to be quite calm - however noise can be problematic near the airport (YAM) or one of the railway lines. Parks are occasionally challenging to access since they aren't well-spread out. Still, there are over 100 parks close by for residents to unwind in.
Commuting by car is straightforward in this city. Accessing a place to park is generally easy. Most homes for sale in this city are located in areas that are not very convenient for walking because very few daily needs can be carried out on foot.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing the majority of buildings in Sault Ste. Marie, and the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings. The homes in this city are quite old, because about 40% of its dwellings were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This city has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 70% of the population of this city own their home and renters make up the remainder.
It is a reasonably short walk to access primary schools from any location in this city. On the other hand, parents may find it challenging for their kids to get to high schools as a pedestrian. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. As far as eating is concerned, reaching one of around 20 supermarkets by walking is feasible for some, but not all, house buyers in Sault Ste. Marie. There are also a few options for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes within walking distance.