Fairview real estate guide & listings for sale
Fairview is a fairly good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced environment. This area is quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several noisier sections, especially near Highway 403. Lastly, it is easy to get to parks since there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in.
The preferred transportation option in this part of the city is usually driving. It is a short drive to the closest highway, such as Highway 403, from anywhere in Fairview, and coming across a parking spot is quite easy. Most homes for sale in this part of Brantford are located in places that are not especially conducive to walking since many daily needs are sometimes challenging to carry out on foot.
In Fairview, around three quarters of buildings are single detached homes, but small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood experienced its biggest construction boom in the 1960s and 1970s, so most of the available housing is from this era. This part of Brantford also has quite a good variety of unit sizes - there is a higher proportion of three bedroom homes in this neighbourhood. Homeowners occupy around 80% of the properties in Fairview while the remainder are rented.
House buyers in Fairview will welcome that a grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away. Furthermore, this area is a good place in which to eat out. Regarding education, in Fairview, families will typically be able to reach both primary and secondary schools on foot. In contrast, it can be challenging to access daycares as a pedestrian.