Thunder Bay real estate guide & listings for sale
Thunder Bay is reasonably quiet overall, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case around the airport (YQT) or one of the railway lines.
Driving is very often the best way to get around in Thunder Bay. It is very convenient to park. However, Thunder Bay is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, the city is connected by approximately 10 bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is typically close by. It is challenging for pedestrians to move around in Thunder Bay because meeting daily needs is impractical on foot.
In Thunder Bay, many buildings are single detached homes, but small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This city offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 70% of the units in the city are occupied by homeowners and the remainder are rented. The homes in this city are quite old, since roughly 40% of its dwellings were built pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s.
High schools and primary schools are not particularly plentiful in this city, and consequently tend to be a long walk away. Likewise, parents and their schoolchildren may consider it difficult to reach daycares on foot. Besides public schools, there are private primary and high schools. When it comes to food, some property owners in Thunder Bay may be able to reach one of over 50 grocery stores on foot, while others will have to turn to a vehicle. There are also a few choices for those who value nearby restaurants and cafes.