Thorold real estate guide & listings for sale
Thorold is reasonably quiet, as the streets are quite tranquil - however noise can be bothersome near one of the railway lines, Highway 58 or Highway 406.
Getting around by car is especially convenient in Thorold. Parking is easy, and most real estate listings are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway, such as Highway 58. In contrast, the public transit system in Thorold is not very practical. Nevertheless, there are around 20 bus lines passing through the city. Travelling on foot is not very convenient for home buyers in this part of the St Catharines - Niagara metropolitan area because very few daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.
Roughly 40% of homes in Thorold were constructed pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. Single detached homes and row houses are the predominant housing type in this city. Homeowners occupy about three quarters of the units in Thorold whereas renters occupy the remainder. This part of the St Catharines - Niagara metropolitan area offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
There are only a few high schools and primary schools in Thorold and accordingly they can be a rather long walk away. Furthermore, parents may find it very difficult for their schoolchildren to reach daycares as a pedestrian. In terms of eating, it is very rarely practical for house buyers in this part of the St Catharines - Niagara metropolitan area to purchase their groceries in one of around 10 stores by walking. Residents of Thorold benefit from around 30 restaurants as well.