Port Weller real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere will enjoy Port Weller. There are around 10 public green spaces close by for residents to explore and they are very well-spread out, which results in them being easy to get to from most locations within this part of St. Catharines. Most areas in this neighbourhood are very quiet, as the streets are generally very peaceful.
Getting around by car is straightforward in Port Weller. It is very convenient to come across a parking spot. On the other hand, public transit riders may experience limited options in Port Weller as a result of the low service level. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and the nearest bus stop is typically within walking distance. Travelling on foot is not very convenient for residents in this area as most daily needs are impractical to carry out without having to use a car.
The sizeable proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of Port Weller is an important part of its character. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy around 85% of the units in the neighbourhood and the remainder are rented. Most homes in this neighbourhood were built in the 1960s and 1970s, during its main building boom.
A car is generally needed in Port Weller to access the nearest grocery store. There are also a few opportunities for those who appreciate close by restaurants. When it comes to education, there are only a limited number of primary schools in Port Weller and thus they can be a rather long walk away. Moreover, this part of the city does not have any high schools. Furthermore, parents and their schoolchildren may consider it challenging to access daycares on foot.