Lawson Heights real estate guide & listings for sale
Lawson Heights is an excellent neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a relaxed ambience. This part of Saskatoon is especially quiet, as the streets are usually very calm. Lastly, public green spaces are very well-distributed and there are a few of them close by for residents to explore, which makes them easy to get to from a large number of locations in this neighbourhood.
The best way to get around in this part of the city is usually a car. It is very easy to come across a parking spot. In contrast, getting around by transit can be difficult in Lawson Heights as a result of the low service level. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most properties. Many of the homes for sale in this part of the city are located in areas that are not very well-suited for those who travel by foot as very few common errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing around two thirds of dwellings in Lawson Heights, but small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This area is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Roughly three quarters of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners while renters occupy the remainder. A majority of the housing growth in this neighbourhood happened between 1960 and 1980.
In Lawson Heights, families will usually be able to reach both primary and secondary schools by walking. On the other hand, there are only a limited number of daycares and therefore they can be a rather long walk away. In terms of food, it is convenient to reach the closest supermarket on foot from most properties for sale in Lawson Heights.