Dixie real estate guide & listings for sale
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Dixie. There are a few parks close by for residents to relax in, like Etobicoke Valley Park and Willowcreek Park, resulting in them being easy to reach from many locations in the neighbourhood. This part of Mississauga remains relatively quiet, due to the presence of few people out and about on the streets, although those who are around the railway line may experience higher levels of noise.
Dixie presents homeowners with the choice between several modes of transportation. Homeowners can count on public transit to navigate this part of Mississauga. Commuters are served by the Dixie Station with access to the Milton Line. The neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most homes. This area will also draw active home buyers because it is conducive to walking; many day-to-day needs are convenient to carry out without the use of a vehicle. Cycling is sometimes challenging in Dixie since there are a limited number of bike lanes, and cyclists are faced with quite a few elevation changes.
In Dixie, roughly 45% of buildings are large apartment buildings, but single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. This area has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The proportions of renters and homeowners are about even. Roughly half of homes in this neighbourhood were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
In this area, families will often be able to reach primary schools by walking. In contrast, parents and their children may consider it challenging to reach high schools on foot. With regards to food, it is very often an option for house buyers in this area to shop for general and specialty groceries by walking. In addition, there is generally a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. House buyers can find a fair number of nearby clothing stores.