Thorold real estate guide & listings for sale
Thorold is quiet overall, as the streets are usually peaceful - although there are still several louder areas, especially around Highway 406, Highway 58 or one of the railway lines.
Thorold is especially car friendly. It is a rather short drive to the nearest highway, such as Highway 58, from anywhere in Thorold, and coming across a place to park is easy. However, residents using public transit may have very few choices in this part of the St. Catharines - Niagara metropolitan area due to the service's low frequency. Thankfully, there are approximately 20 bus lines passing through the city. Thorold is not very conducive to those who travel by foot as most daily needs are difficult to meet without the use of a vehicle.
The predominant housing types in Thorold are single detached homes and townhouses. About 40% of properties in this city were built pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This city is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around three quarters of the population of this city own their home whereas the remainder are renters.
It can be challenging to walk to high schools and primary schools from houses for sale in Thorold. In addition, families may find it very hard to access daycares on foot. As far as food is concerned, some, but not all, home buyers in Thorold will reside within walking distance of one of about 10 grocery stores. Residents of this city are served by approximately 30 restaurants as well.