Lakeside real estate guide & listings for sale
Lakeside offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This area is fairly good for those who prefer quiet surroundings, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, there are a few parks nearby for residents to discover and they are very well-situated, which makes them easy to reach.
Driving is a great transportation option in this part of the municipality. It is especially convenient to access a place to park, and nearby highways are reasonably easy to reach from anywhere in this area. On the other hand, the public transit service in this part of the municipality is not very frequent. Nonetheless, homeowners benefit from a few bus lines, and most houses are near a bus stop. Travelling on foot is not very convenient for residents in Lakeside since almost no daily errands can be run without the use of a car.
In Lakeside, many dwellings are single detached homes, but small apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This area is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 80% of the population of this community own their home whereas renters make up the remainder. This part of Halifax did not experience a single building boom; the construction of new dwellings in Lakeside was spread throughout multiple decades in the twentieth and twenty-first century.
There are no high schools and no primary schools in Lakeside. Additionally, it can be difficult to get to daycares on foot. As far as eating is concerned, in all but a very small number of cases, a car is needed to purchase groceries. There are a few choices for those who care about restaurants in close proximity.