If you’re like us, then you might be feeling tired with the maintenance that comes with winter in Niagara. In fact, we’re only a month into the season and winter shovelling has suddenly lost its novelty—sure you get outside for a bit, but doesn’t your back ache? And how many times can one person salt their driveway, walkway, and front steps in a week? You’ve only just started, and it still feels like too much upkeep. You think that you must see more snow than St. Nick does.

Condo life certainly sounds appealing during this time of year, doesn’t it?

Fortunately, developers in St. Catharines were hard at work last year building some beautiful new condominium options. These condos for sale in St. Catharines are low maintenance, which means you can retire your snow shovel for good! You’ll find the winter much more bearable when you admire the snow from the comfort of your living room. Imagine; enjoying a steaming cup of coffee without the dread of shovelling the front walkway or keeping your driveway clear of snow.

If you’re looking for a condo near you, consider the exciting new developments that have cropped up in St. Catharines this year! The new condos at 77 Yates St. in downtown St. Catharines, Harbour Club Condos in Port Dalhousie, or Mapleview Terrace Condos in Welland may be just what you need to stave off the winter blues.

Did we mention that these condos fall under the category of luxurious? Let’s take a closer look at what they have to offer to buyers who are ready for a change.


Situated in Welland, Mapleview condos are a quaint escape for anyone looking to reap the rewards of functionality and beauty. Starting at just under 1000 sq. ft. these condos will make indoor and outdoor maintenance a thing of the past! Space planning has made your living area optimal and for your convenience, offers all residents a storage locker and parking space. The perfect place to store your Christmas decorations! With 33 units occupying the condominium, you’ll enjoy the exclusivity of a smaller condo community.

Mapleview Terrace is ideally situated in a residential area but close to many popular destinations and of course the highway is nearby. You’re close to the new Meridian Community Center in Fonthill, picturesque hiking trails, and for those chilly winter days, grab a coffee at Font Coffee Bar! There’s no need to fly south for the winter when you can enjoy the perks of a condo; consider making the move to Mapleview Terrace today.


The condos at 77 Yates St. offer a worry-free lifestyle with all the amenities of a luxurious living. Each suite contains at least 1,387 square feet and comes complete with high-end finishes that surpass other offerings on the market. The building has a select number of suites that overlook the Niagara Escarpment along Twelve Mile Creek, which makes the view outside your window stunning no matter the season. You’ll also appreciate the convenience of having shopping and dining options located just steps from your door.

The low maintenance lifestyle of these condos means new opportunities await. With a secured parking garage and no outdoor maintenance to be responsible for, you can now travel without having to worry about your home’s upkeep while you’re away. You can sit on the beach sipping a piña colada without the stress of returning to a mess when you arrive home.


Life at Harbour Club Condos in Port Dalhousie is another fabulous option if you’re thinking of trading in the maintenance of your home for the condo lifestyle. Harbour Club offers a range of condo options from penthouse suites to heritage lofts, each with an impressive design that will make you fall in love with your home. With beautiful views of Lake Ontario, you can spend more time enjoying the beauty of your home and less time battling with winter.

These condos offer many amenities that make harbourfront a one-stop shop. If you’re feeling cooped up because of the cold weather, you can attend the on-site yoga studio to get energized! Or, if you’re a lover of the outdoors and like to bring your furry friend with you, Harbour Club boasts a dog wash and pet grooming studio for its residents. This means you can enjoy all the fun of being outside with your pooch without bringing all the mess of the outdoors into your home.

Condo life certainly sounds” suite” doesn’t it?

Interested? Then let’s list your house and trade it for a perfect low maintenance condo for sale in St. Catharines instead. A McGarr Realty agent would be happy to assess the value of your current home and arrive at a selling price you are comfortable with, a price as comfortable as your luxurious new condo of course!

Call our office at 905-687-9229 in St. Catharines, or 905-468-9229 in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Or send us a message on our contact page, HERE.


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