Birchwood Heights, Thunder Bay, Ontario Real Estate and Homes for Sale
About half of properties in Birchwood Heights were constructed pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s. Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about 70% of dwellings in this part of the city, while large apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. Homeowners occupy about three quarters of the dwellings in the neighbourhood while the rest are rented. This part of Thunder Bay also has a good variety of housing size options - it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Read more about Birchwood Heights real estate
Moving around by car is straightforward in Birchwood Heights. It is very easy to find a parking spot, and most properties for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway. However, the public transit service in Birchwood Heights is not very frequent. Nonetheless, homeowners benefit from a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is usually very close. This part of Thunder Bay is not particularly convenient for walking because few common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.
It is a rather short walk to access schools and daycares from any location in Birchwood Heights. Concerning eating, it is generally possible for home buyers in this neighbourhood to do groceries on foot. Residents can enjoy a few restaurants and coffee shops as well.
Birchwood Heights is quiet overall, as the streets are generally tranquil.