Grimsby real estate guide & listings for sale
Grimsby is quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several louder sections, especially near one of the railway lines or Queen Elizabeth Way. Public green spaces aren't well-spread out, which makes them very hard to get to.
Driving is very often the favoured approach to get around in Grimsby. The majority of properties for sale are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway, such as Queen Elizabeth Way, and it is especially convenient to park. On the other hand, getting around by public transit is very hard in Grimsby. Nonetheless, the town is served by a few bus lines. The bike is a fairly poor method of transportation in this town as there is a significant amount of slopes, and the cycling network is not very well-developed. Grimsby is also not very conducive to walking as very few day-to-day needs can be met on foot.
Roughly 30% of homes in Grimsby were constructed after the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s. The housing stock of this town is composed predominantly of single detached homes and row houses. Homeowners occupy roughly 85% of the units in Grimsby and 15% are rented. This part of the Greater Hamilton metropolitan area is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
It can be challenging to walk to high schools and primary schools from properties for sale in this town. Parents are served by public and private elementary schools. Additionally, it can be difficult to walk to daycares from houses for sale in this part of the Greater Hamilton metropolitan area. With respect to eating, a portion of property owners in Grimsby may be able to buy their groceries on foot in one of about 10 stores, while others will need a vehicle. There are also a few opportunities for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity.