Lions Gate real estate guide & listings for sale
Lions Gate offers a relaxed environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This neighbourhood is quiet overall, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several noisier sections, especially near Trans-Canada Highway. Finally, it is very easy to reach parks since there are a few of them close by for residents to check out.
It is easy for pedestrians to navigate Lions Gate; many common errands can be run without having to resort to a car. On the other hand, this part of the municipality is not very bike-friendly since riding is made arduous by the often steep topography, and Lions Gate has a quite bad bicycling infrastructure. The public transit network in this area is not particularly convenient. Thankfully, residents are served by a few bus lines, and it is very easy to find a nearby bus stop from most houses. In contrast, driving is usually the favoured approach to get around in this area. It is easy to find a parking spot, and it is a very short drive to the closest highway, such as Trans-Canada Highway, from any location in Lions Gate.
The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of Lions Gate is an important part of its character. This part of the municipality is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes. The population residing in this area is evenly split between renters and owners. A majority of the housing growth in this part of District of North Vancouver occurred between 1960 and 1980.
Daycares are convenient to reach on foot from most properties for sale in Lions Gate. However, there are no primary schools and no high schools in this part of District of North Vancouver. Concerning food, it is very easy to reach the closest supermarket on foot in Lions Gate. Moreover, those who like to eat in restaurants or cafes will have a fair number of options in this area.