St. John's real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a relaxed environment will enjoy St. John's. This neighbourhood is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially near Highway 403 or Lincoln M Alexander Parkway. Finally, it is easy to access green spaces, since getting to the closest one from the majority of houses is easy and there are a few parks close by for residents to explore.
The car is very often the best way to navigate this neighbourhood. It is very easy to park, and the majority of real estate listings are a rather short car ride from the closest highway, such as Lincoln M Alexander Parkway. In contrast, the public transit network in this part of Hamilton is rather limited. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are commonly nearby. St. John's is not very suitable for walking because very few day-to-day errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle. It is also difficult to move around by bike in this part of Hamilton because cyclists encounter a considerable amount of hills, and the cycling infrastructure is sometimes poor.
Single detached homes and townhouses are the main housing type in St. John's. About 40% of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed between 1980 and 1990, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s. This part of Hamilton offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Roughly 95% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home while the rest are renters.
It is a rather short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from most homes for sale in this neighbourhood. At the primary level, both public and private schools can be found. However, it can be difficult to get to daycares as a pedestrian. Concerning eating, in all but a few cases, a vehicle is needed in this part of Hamilton to reach the closest supermarket. Nonetheless, pharmacies are typically convenient to access on foot and provide some staple foods. There are also a limited number of options for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes within walking distance.