Lincoln real estate guide & listings for sale
Lincoln is a reasonably good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere. There are about 10 green spaces close by for residents to unwind in, such as Anndale Park and Bechtel Park, and they are very well-spread out, making them easy to get to. This part of Waterloo is also fairly good for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are tranquil - however noise can be an issue around Highway 85.
Cars are an excellent transportation option in Lincoln. Many real estate listings are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway, such as Highway 85, and parking is easy. On the other hand, commuting by public transit is challenging in Lincoln. Nonetheless, there are approximately 10 bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and the closest bus stop is typically just around the corner. Walking is not especially practical for home buyers in this part of Waterloo as running common errands is occasionally challenging on foot. Lincoln is also not especially suited for bicycling as there are few bike lanes, and there are a fair number of elevation changes to challenge cyclists.
In Lincoln, the majority of dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses are the main alternatives in the housing stock. Roughly 40% of homes in this area were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 1990s. This neighbourhood also has a good variety of housing sizes; houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 70% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and the remainder are rented.
Home buyers in Lincoln will be pleased to learn that a grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. Additionally, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and property owners are served by a few cafes as well. Regarding education, there are only a limited number of primary schools in Lincoln and thus they can be an extended walk away. Additionally, Lincoln does not have any high schools. Likewise, parents may consider it challenging for their children to get to daycares as a pedestrian.