Stoney Creek real estate guide & listings for sale
Stoney Creek offers a slower-paced atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of Hamilton is quiet overall, as the streets are reasonably tranquil - although there are still several noisier sections, especially near Red Hill Valley Parkway, Queen Elizabeth Way or one of the railway lines. Lastly, it is easy to access public green spaces, since there are over 50 of them close by for residents to visit and reaching a park from most homes for sale is occasionally challenging.
The favoured method to get around in Stoney Creek is usually driving. Parking is easy. In contrast, public transit riders may find very limited choices in Stoney Creek by reason of the service's low frequency. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines. Stoney Creek is not very suitable for walking as most daily needs are challenging to meet by walking. Moving around by bicycle is also difficult in this part of the city as riding is rendered arduous by the often steep terrain, and there are few bike lanes.
Roughly one quarter of properties in Stoney Creek were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. The predominant housing types in this part of Hamilton are single detached homes and row houses. Homeowners occupy about 80% of the units in Stoney Creek while the remainder are rented. This area also has a variety of housing sizes - there is a higher proportion of three bedroom homes in this former municipality.
It is a rather short walk to access primary schools from most homes for sale in Stoney Creek. However, parents and their kids may find it difficult to get to high schools on foot. Parents benefit from public and private primary schools. As far as food is concerned, some, but not all, home buyers in Stoney Creek will reside within walking distance of one of approximately 40 grocery stores. A small number of restaurants and cafes are available as well.