Welland real estate guide & listings for sale
Most areas in Welland are quiet, as the streets are usually tranquil - although that is not the case near Highway 406 or one of the railway lines. Public green spaces are sparse, making them sometimes challenging to reach from a large number of locations in the city. Despite that, there are over 50 parks nearby for residents to discover.
Cars are a great mode of transportation in Welland. Accessing a place to park is quite easy. In contrast, this city is not a very pleasant part of the St Catharines - Niagara metropolitan area for getting around by public transit. Thankfully, house owners are served by approximately 20 bus lines, and most properties are near a bus stop. It is impractical for people travelling on foot to get around in Welland as very few common errands can be run without the use of a car.
In Welland, about two thirds of buildings are single detached homes, and the remaining dwellings are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. This city has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 70% of the units in the city are occupied by homeowners and the remainder are rented. The homes in this part of the St Catharines - Niagara metropolitan area are quite old, because about 40% of its dwellings were constructed prior to the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s.
A fraction of property owners in this part of the St Catharines - Niagara metropolitan area may be able to reach one of about 10 supermarkets on foot, while others will have to use another means of transportation. A limited number of restaurants and cafes are available as well. In terms of education, parents and their children will find that wherever their house is situated in Welland, primary schools are nearby. On the other hand, there are only a few high schools and accordingly they can be a rather long walk away. Parents can choose between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.