Lakeview real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a relaxed environment will enjoy Lakeview. The noise levels in this area are low, as the streets tend to be reasonably tranquil - although that is not the case around the railway line or Queen Elizabeth Way. Lastly, reaching parks in the neighbourhood, including City Wide Open Space and Etobicoke Valley Park, is easy since there are approximately 20 of them close by for residents to relax in.
Driving is very often the best approach to move around in Lakeview. It is very easy to park, and it is a rather short car ride to the nearest highway, such as Queen Elizabeth Way, from anywhere in Lakeview. On the other hand, the public transit network in this part of Mississauga is not particularly accessible. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is served by a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is generally very close. Lakeview is quite amenable to bicycling as the cycling network is fairly good. However, travelling by foot is not very common in Lakeview, even though meeting daily needs is easy.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about half of buildings in Lakeview, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings. This area also has a good selection of housing size options; it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 70% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 30% are occupied by renters. Around 40% of homes in this neighbourhood were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960.
Primary schools are convenient to get to on foot from most houses for sale in Lakeview. However, it can be difficult to access high schools as a pedestrian. Families have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. Concerning food, it is generally an option for house buyers in Lakeview to purchase groceries on foot. Additionally, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and there are also about 10 cafes in this part of the city. Home buyers benefit from a good number of nearby clothing stores.