St. John's

The most easterly city in Canada, St. John's, blankets the hills and steep slopes that spill down to the harbour. It is a flourishing area, full of character and charm. St. John's is a lively city that strives to create a balance between the historic and urban nature of the place. Whether you choose to live in the historic, downtown core or one of the newer subdivisions you'll have easy access to world class dining, theatre, music, visual arts and sports.




St. John's Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $453K
Lowest Price $1.9K
Highest Price $6M
Total Listings 444
Avg. Price/SQFT $196

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50 Maurice Putt Drive, St. John's

$499,900

50 Maurice Putt Drive, St. John's

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,348 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1273804

Royal LePage Vision Realty

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13 Russ Howard Street, St. John's

$504,900

13 Russ Howard Street, St. John's

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,020 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1273808

RE/MAX Realty Specialists

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53 Greenspond Drive, St. John's

$369,900

53 Greenspond Drive, St. John's

4 Beds 2 Baths 2,320 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1273827

RE/MAX Realty Specialists

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26 Carmanville Street, St. John's

$359,000

26 Carmanville Street, St. John's

2 Beds 2 Baths 2,832 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1273822

RE/MAX Realty Specialists

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36 Pearce Avenue, St. John's

$279,900

36 Pearce Avenue, St. John's

3 Beds 2 Baths 2,240 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1273763

RE/MAX Infinity Realty Inc. - Sheraton Hotel

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5 Banting Place, St. John's

$324,900

5 Banting Place, St. John's

4 Beds 2 Baths 2,830 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1273332

eXp Realty

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45 Leonard J. Cowley Street, St. John's

$422,500

45 Leonard J. Cowley Street, St. John's

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,152 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1273459

Royal LePage Atlantic Homestead

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47 Leonard J. Cowley Street, St. John's

$399,900

47 Leonard J. Cowley Street, St. John's

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,028 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1273462

Royal LePage Atlantic Homestead

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134 Casey Street, St. John's

$299,900

134 Casey Street, St. John's

4 Beds 2 Baths 1,900 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1273776

RE/MAX Infinity Realty Inc. - Sheraton Hotel

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43 Roche Street, St. John's

$1,950,000

43 Roche Street, St. John's

5 Beds 7 Baths 7,207 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1273574

Royal LePage Atlantic Homestead

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557 Thorburn Road, St. John's

$565,000

557 Thorburn Road, St. John's

3 Beds 2 Baths 2,869 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1273590

Keller Williams Platinum Realty

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91 Greenspond Drive, St. John's

$399,900

91 Greenspond Drive, St. John's

5 Beds 4 Baths 1,214 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1273781

Royal LePage Vision Realty

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30 Shriners Road, St. John's

$451,900

30 Shriners Road, St. John's

5 Beds 4 Baths 1,800 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1273778

Karwood Sales Inc.

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30 Shriners Road, St. John's

$399,900

30 Shriners Road, St. John's

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,800 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1273772

Karwood Sales Inc.

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33e Cedar Hill Place, St. John's

$304,900

33e Cedar Hill Place, St. John's

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,223 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1273593

Royal LePage Atlantic Homestead

Community Profile

As a city of over 100,000 people, St. John's has everything you need. Convenience, shopping and a complete array of services are right there. There is a full range of real estate possibilities in St. John's: large executive homes, downtown condos, single family properties in quiet subdivisions.

The Real Estate Market New housing starts have declined, but growth in urban population is expected to support housing demand. It is currently a seller's market (2023) that means buyers need expert advice when submitting offers to purchase. That's where using a knowledgeable agent can really pay off.  Contact us.

Real Estate Prices In St. John's, the average price for a single-detached new home is currently just under $400,000. 

For more information on homes in St. John's, don't hesitate to contact our group. We can answer any question you may have about buying a home in St. John's.

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Living in St. John's

Shopping There are several major shopping districts in St. John's. Kelsey Drive, off Kenmount Road, offers a number of big-box options. The Stavanger Drive area, off Torbay Road, is a huge retail area hosting many of Canada's top chains, as well as restaurants. There are two shopping malls, Avalon Mall and the Village Mall, as well as various strip malls. Downtown has many specialty shops and boutiques that, combined with the many restaurant options there, make for a great afternoon out.

Getting Around St. John's is best travelled by car: commutes are reasonable compared to some cities, traffic jams are rare within city limits and it's not uncommon to find drivers that are courteous, stopping to help other drivers enter traffic. There are some odd intersections and one-way streets to watch out for downtown where streets tend to follow wagon tracks created a very long time ago. It really does add to the uniqueness of downtown. There is a public transit system: Metrobus. Walking around St. John's, however, can be a bit challenging in the winter months due to snowfall amount. There are some cyclists, but not many. Cyclists should exercise extra caution.

Climate St. John's has a temperate climate, with no extremes in temperature. Winter is relatively mild, but quite snowy, and summer isn't hot. Known affectionately as Fog City, St. John's is the foggiest Canadian city and one of the windiest. That may be the reason why the people of St. John's turn to art, music and pubs!

Arts, Culture & Fun St. John’s has a reputation as a cultural and arts centre. There is a thriving theatre community, and many venues to catch live music, especially on famous George Street, with its 23 bars. Find big-act concerts and hockey games at Mile One Centre, take in shows at the Arts and Culture Centre and The Resource Centre for the Arts.  Enjoy the many festivals and North America's oldest regatta in the summer.

Recreation St. John's has 43 parks and 125 kms of walking trails. The 265 km East Coast Trail, at a world class hiking standard, runs past St. John's. There are a number of public swimming pools, with a number of those swimming pools operated by the City. There are 124 playgrounds, 44 sports fields, and 33 basketball and tennis facilities. There are private gyms, martial arts schools, indoor rock climbing, dance schools, and so much more. You can even cross-country ski within city limits!

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A Selection of St. John's Subdivisions/Neighbourhoods:

School Zoning for St. John's  

The links below provide excellent information on the schools serving St. John's. 

PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Use the School Catchment Viewer to find the schools zoned for any area in St. John's. École de Grands-Vents serves the French speaking population. 

PRIVATE SCHOOLS
  • St. Bonaventures College
  • Lakecrest
  • First Baptist Academy (Mount Pearl)

For English school board information visit NL English School District for information on the French school system visit Conseil Scolaire Francophone

Additional online resources for St. John's

  • The City of St. John's
  • Destination St. John's
  • St. John's International Airport
  • St. John's International Women's Film Festival
  • The Royal St. John's Regatta
  • St. John's Convention Centre
  • The Tely 10 ( 10 Mile Road Race )

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