Facer real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Facer is exemplified by its calm environment. This part of the city is reasonably quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case closer to Queen Elizabeth Way. Finally, there are a few parks nearby for residents to check out and they are especially well-situated, which results in them being easy to get to from a large number of locations within the neighbourhood.
This part of St. Catharines is convenient for walking; meeting daily needs is easy. Driving is a very good mode of transportation in Facer. It is convenient to park, and it is a short car ride to the closest highway, such as Queen Elizabeth Way, from anywhere in Facer. On the other hand, public transit riders may have limited options in this part of St. Catharines due to the service's low frequency. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are not very far from most residences.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about 60% of dwellings in Facer, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings. This area also has a good choice of unit sizes - houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 40% are renters. About half of homes in this area were built before the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s.
Families will appreciate that no matter where their house is located in Facer, schools and daycares are close by. When it comes to food, it is easy to access the nearest supermarket by walking in this part of St. Catharines. Additionally, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe in close proximity.