Fort Erie Lakeshore real estate guide & listings for sale
Fort Erie Lakeshore is good for those who need quiet surroundings, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several noisier sections, especially closer to Queen Elizabeth Way.
Fort Erie Lakeshore is very car friendly. The majority of houses for sale are a rather short car ride from the closest highway, such as Queen Elizabeth Way, and it is very convenient to park. However, public transit riders may find very limited options in Fort Erie Lakeshore as a result of the low service level. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and it is convenient to reach a nearby bus stop from most residences. It is impractical for people travelling on foot to move around in this area as many daily needs are challenging to meet without having to resort to a car.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Fort Erie Lakeshore is an important part of its character. Around one quarter of properties in this area were constructed pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This area also has a good selection of housing sizes - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 70% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners whereas renters occupy the remainder.
Fort Erie Lakeshore does not contain any high schools or primary schools. Likewise, families may find it very difficult for their kids to get to daycares on foot. In terms of food, some, but not all, home buyers in Fort Erie Lakeshore will reside within walking distance of the closest supermarket. There are also a few opportunities for those who care about restaurants and cafes in close proximity.