Living in Fairview
Fairview is part of central Mississauga. The Mississauga City Centre is conveniently located just a few minutes north of this neighbourhood and the Cookeville neighbourhood is located just to the south. This is a densely populated neighbourhood where families can buy a home close to amenities and public transit within a reasonable price tag compared to many other parts of the City. Fairview abuts the Mavis Erindale industrial lands and is bisected by the St. Lawrence & Hudson Railway.
History of Fairview
Fairview is part of a network of neighbourhoods that grew up around the Mississauga City Centre. It was planned in 1990, making Fairview one of the last neighbourhoods to be built in Mississauga.
Homes in Fairview
The original housing stock consists of detached and semi-detached split level houses and bungalows.The bungalows are highly sought after by builders who are tearing them down and replacing them with large custom designed homes. There are also typical subdivision style detached and semi-detached houses with the garage out front. Entry level townhomes are also part of the housing mix. A handful of new condos are situated on the arterial streets that border the neighbourhood.
Lifestyle in Fairview
Fairview is true suburbia lined with new home subdivisions and home featuring lots of garages for cars. However; while you may need to get into your car to access shopping and amenities the drive is a very short one with the Mississauga City Centre just a few minutes away. Burnhamthorpe Road East is also just minutes away and offers a plethora of shopping and restaurant options.
Recreation in Fairview
Dr. Martin L. Dobkin Community Park is a pretty park with a forested walking trail and nice vistas of the City skyline. Recreational facilities in this park include a large baseball diamond, soccer field and track and children’s playground. This park is also the home of the Fairview Tennis Club.
Transportation in Fairview
The next door neighbourhoods of Cooksville and Erindale both have Go Train and Bus stations that are easily accessible.