North Bay real estate guide & listings for sale
North Bay is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially around the airport (YYB), one of the railway lines, Highway 17 or Highway 11.
Driving is a great transportation option in this city. Finding a place to park is generally easy. North Bay is not very well-suited for walking because running daily errands is very difficult.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing around half of dwellings in North Bay, while small apartment buildings and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This city has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 60% of the properties in the city are occupied by homeowners and the remainder are rented. About 40% of properties in this city were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
High schools and primary schools are not especially plentiful in North Bay, and consequently tend to require a long walk to get to. In addition, it can be very hard to walk to daycares from properties for sale in North Bay. Residents have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. With regards to eating, a portion of home buyers in North Bay may be able to travel to one of approximately 20 grocery stores on foot, while others will need another means of transportation. There are also a few opportunities for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes within walking distance.