Grand Lake Road real estate guide & listings for sale
Grand Lake Road is fairly good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are reasonably calm - however noise can be problematic close to the railway line. Green spaces are sparse, making it rather challenging to get to them. Still, there are a few parks nearby for residents to unwind in.
Driving is usually the preferred means of transportation in this community. It is a rather short car ride to the nearest highway from any home in Grand Lake Road, and it is very easy to find a place to park. It is challenging for pedestrians to get around in this part of Cape Breton as very few daily needs can be met by walking.
In Grand Lake Road, around two thirds of dwellings are single detached homes, and the remaining houses are mainly small apartment buildings and mobile homes. About 40% of properties in this community were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This community also has a good selection of housing sizes; houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy around three quarters of the dwellings in Grand Lake Road whereas the remainder are rented.
This part of Cape Breton does not have any high schools or primary schools. Additionally, parents and their children may consider it very hard to access daycares on foot. Regarding eating, some, but not all, house buyers in Grand Lake Road will live within walking distance of the closest supermarket. Residents benefit from approximately 30 restaurants and cafes as well.