Lakeshore real estate guide & listings for sale
Lakeshore is reasonably quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Public green spaces are occasionally challenging to reach since they aren't well-situated. Still, there are a few parks nearby for residents to unwind in.
This part of Waterloo is especially car friendly. It is a rather short drive to the closest highway from any home in this neighbourhood, and it is straightforward to find a parking spot. On the other hand, the public transit service in Lakeshore is not very frequent. Nonetheless, residents have access to a few bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily nearby. Lakeshore is cycling-friendly since the cycling infrastructure is very good. A majority of the homes for sale in this part of the city are located in places that are not very conducive to walking as very few daily errands can be run without needing to use a car.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing most dwellings in Lakeshore, and the remaining properties are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. This part of the city is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. The split between homeowners and renters is about even. Many of the homes in this part of Waterloo were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built 1980.
It is a short walk to reach primary schools from anywhere in this part of the city. In contrast, there are no high schools in Lakeshore. Regarding eating, in most cases, a vehicle is required to do groceries. Nonetheless, it is generally a rather short walk to the closest pharmacy, which can provide some basic food items. A limited selection of restaurants can be found in this area as well.