Diver Lake real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced ambience will enjoy Diver Lake. This neighbourhood is reasonably quiet overall, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several noisier areas, especially near the railway line. Lastly, parks, like Diver Lake Park and Northfield Rotary Lookout Park, are very well-located and there are about 10 of them close by for residents to relax in, making it easy to access them.
Cars are an excellent transportation option in Diver Lake. Nearby highways are easy to drive to from anywhere in this part of the city, and it is very convenient to come across a place to park. However, the public transit service in Diver Lake is not very frequent. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines, and bus stops are typically nearby. A majority of the homes for sale in this part of Nanaimo are located in areas that are not very well-suited for walking because very few daily needs can be met on foot.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing many buildings in Diver Lake, and the remainder are mainly duplexes and townhouses. Around 30% of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 1990s. This part of the city is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about three quarters of the dwellings in the neighbourhood whereas the remainder are rented.
Primary schools tend to be an extended walk away, and there are no high schools in this part of Nanaimo. Likewise, it can be difficult to reach daycares on foot. In terms of eating, a fraction of property owners in Diver Lake may have the option to purchase their groceries by walking, while others will need a vehicle. There are also a few options for those who value close by restaurants and cafes.