Clarkson - Lorne Park real estate guide & listings for sale
Clarkson - Lorne Park is a reasonably good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a relaxed atmosphere. This part of the city is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets are usually quite calm - although that is not the case close to Queen Elizabeth Way or the railway line. Lastly, there are over 50 parks nearby for residents to explore, like Clarkson Park and Meadowwood Park, which makes them easy to reach.
Cars are a great medium of transportation in Clarkson - Lorne Park. Parking is easy, and it is a rather short drive to the closest highway, such as Queen Elizabeth Way, from any location in this neighbourhood. However, the public transit system in this neighbourhood is sometimes poor. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are typically close by. It is convenient to get around by bicycle in Clarkson - Lorne Park as the cycling network is quite extensive. This neighbourhood is not very well-suited for walking since carrying out day-to-day needs is at times difficult on foot.
About 80% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home while renters make up the remainder. Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing around 55% of dwellings in this area, and the remaining properties are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. Most housing in this part of the city was built between 1960 and 1980, during its largest construction boom. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
In Clarkson - Lorne Park, parents and their children will typically be able to reach primary schools by walking. In contrast, parents may consider it difficult for their kids to access high schools on foot. Apart from public schools, there are private primary and secondary schools. Concerning eating, property owners in this neighbourhood will appreciate that a grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. There are also a few opportunities for those who care about restaurants and cafes in close proximity.