Thorold Proper real estate guide & listings for sale
Thorold Proper is quiet overall, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially close to Highway 58 or the railway line.
Driving is an excellent transportation option in Thorold Proper. It is a short drive to the nearest highway, such as Highway 58, from any location in this area, and parking is generally easy. In contrast, the public transit network in Thorold Proper is rather poor. Nonetheless, house owners benefit from approximately 10 bus lines, and it is very easy to get to a nearby bus stop from most residences. Thorold Proper is not especially suitable for walking because very few daily needs can be met without having to resort to a car.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing the majority of buildings in Thorold Proper, but small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. Most of the housing growth in this neighbourhood took place before the 1960s. This part of the city has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and the remainder are rented.
A supermarket is ordinarily reachable within a reasonably short walk from most homes for sale in this part of the city. There are also a few choices for those who appreciate nearby restaurants and cafes. As far as education is concerned, schools and daycares are convenient to reach on foot from most homes for sale in this part of the city.