Tam O'Shanter-Sullivan real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Tam O'Shanter-Sullivan is exemplified by its relaxed environment. The greenery in this neighbourhood is reasonably prominent; there are approximately 10 public green spaces close by for residents to discover, such as Ron Watson Park and Wishing Well Park, and they are very well-distributed, making it very easy to reach them. Moreover, residents will find that the majority of streets have fairly good tree coverage. This part of the city is reasonably quiet overall, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder areas, especially around the railway line or Highway 401.
This part of the city provides homeowners with the choice between various methods of transportation. Owing to around 10 nearby bus lines, Tam O'Shanter-Sullivan is a very convenient part of Toronto for travelling by public transit. Active house buyers will also value the reasonably walk-friendly nature of this area; many common errands can be run on foot. This neighbourhood is not very conducive to biking because there are a fair number of elevation changes, and the bicycling infrastructure is not very extensive.
Over half of the housing stock of Tam O'Shanter-Sullivan consists of single detached homes and large apartment buildings, while the remainder are mainly townhouses. This neighbourhood has a good selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy about 55% of the dwellings in Tam O'Shanter-Sullivan and 45% are rented. Most of the houses available in the housing market in this neighbourhood were constructed between 1960 and 1980, when a majority of the housing growth took place.
It is easy to reach the nearest supermarket by walking in this neighbourhood. Likewise, a restaurant is usually just around the corner, and there are also approximately 10 coffee shops in this part of Toronto. Property owners benefit from a fair number of clothing stores within walking distance. With regards to education, in Tam O'Shanter-Sullivan, families will generally be able to reach schools and daycares by walking. Apart from public schools, there are private primary and high schools.