Lansing-Westgate real estate guide & listings for sale
Lansing-Westgate offers a calm ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This area is good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder areas, especially close to Highway 401. Lastly, the greenery in this part of the city is very prominent as most streets have very good tree coverage. It is very easy to access green spaces from numerous locations within the neighbourhood, since there are about 10 of them close by for residents to enjoy and the majority of houses for sale have a park a short walk away.
This neighbourhood permits homeowners to travel using several alternative methods of transportation. This area is home to a very good public transit system as a result of Sheppard - Yonge Station with access to the Yonge - University Line and Sheppard Line, and about 20 nearby bus lines. Lansing-Westgate is also conducive to walking; many common errands can be run on foot. It is challenging to travel by bicycle in Lansing-Westgate because cyclists encounter a significant amount of hills, and there are few bike lanes. Nonetheless, bicycling is more practical in some sectors than others.
In Lansing-Westgate, about half of buildings are large apartment buildings, while small apartment buildings and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of one bedroom and two bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy around 60% of the dwellings in Lansing-Westgate and 40% are rented. Around one third of properties in this area were constructed after the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s.
A grocery store is generally reachable within a rather short walk from any home in Lansing-Westgate. Furthermore, those who like to eat in restaurants will have a good number of opportunities, and a small selection of cafes can be found as well. It is also a rather short walk to a good selection of clothing stores. With regards to education, families will value that wherever their house is situated in Lansing-Westgate, schools and daycares are nearby. Parents benefit from public and private primary schools.