Fairview real estate guide & listings for sale
Fairview offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. The noise levels in this area are very low, as the streets are generally very tranquil. Lastly, green spaces are very well-situated and there are a few of them nearby for residents to enjoy, making it easy to reach them from the majority of locations in the neighbourhood.
A majority of the homes for sale in this part of Calgary are located in areas that are reasonably conducive to walking; many daily needs are easy to meet on foot. Although it is a flat ride to most destinations, Fairview is not very cycling-friendly as. Travelling by public transit is occasionally difficult in this neighbourhood. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most residences. On the other hand, the car is very often the favoured way to get around in Fairview. Parking is easy, and many properties for sale are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway.
In Fairview, roughly 85% of buildings are single detached homes, whereas the rest are mainly duplexes. Most housing in this neighbourhood was built before the 1960s, during its biggest building boom. This part of Calgary offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy around 80% of the units in Fairview and the remainder are rented.
Families will welcome the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from vast majority properties for sale in Fairview. However, there are only a very small number of daycares and thus they can be a very long walk away. Regarding eating, it is easy to reach the nearest grocery store by walking in this part of the city. Additionally, a restaurant is usually just around the corner, and a limited variety of cafes can be found as well.