Lions Gate real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Lions Gate is exemplified by its calm environment. This part of the municipality is quiet overall, as the streets tend to be reasonably peaceful - however noise can be bothersome closer to Trans-Canada Highway. Finally, there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in and they are very well-spread out, which results in them being very easy to get to from the majority of locations within this area.
A majority of the homes for sale in this area are located in places that are reasonably well-suited for those who travel by foot; many daily needs are convenient to carry out without needing to resort to a vehicle. However, travelling by bicycle is challenging in this part of District of North Vancouver as there are very few bike lanes, and there is a considerable amount of hills. The best approach to navigate Lions Gate is usually driving. Nearby highways, such as Trans-Canada Highway, are especially easy to drive to from anywhere in this part of the municipality, and it is convenient to park. On the other hand, commuting by public transit is sometimes difficult in Lions Gate. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are commonly nearby.
About 85% of dwellings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Lions Gate, and the remainder are mainly single detached homes. Most of the housing growth in this part of the municipality occurred in the 1960s and 1970s. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes. The split between renters and homeowners is about even.
Property owners in Lions Gate will welcome that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. Furthermore, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. With respect to education, it is a reasonably short walk to get to daycares from most properties for sale in this area. However, Lions Gate does not contain any primary schools or high schools.