Lakeport real estate guide & listings for sale
Lakeport is a reasonably good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a relaxed environment. There are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to check out and they are very well-situated, which makes them easy to reach. This neighbourhood is reasonably quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although that is not the case close to Queen Elizabeth Way.
The car is very often the favoured method to move around in Lakeport. Nearby highways, such as Queen Elizabeth Way, are quite easy to drive to from any home in this part of the city, and it is very convenient to come across a place to park. In contrast, the public transit service in Lakeport is rather poor. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is served by about 10 bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally just around the corner. Walking is not especially feasible for house buyers in this area because few common errands can be run without needing to resort to a vehicle.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing about 45% of dwellings in Lakeport, while small apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 70% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 30% are rented. A majority of the housing growth in this part of St. Catharines happened between 1960 and 1980.
It is easy to access the closest supermarket by walking in Lakeport. Likewise, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of options, and residents benefit from a few cafes as well. With respect to education, families will appreciate the proximity to schools and daycares, which are within walking distance from the majority of homes for sale in Lakeport.