Tam O'Shanter-Sullivan real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Tam O'Shanter-Sullivan is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. This part of Toronto is quiet overall, as the streets are quite tranquil - however noise can be problematic close to Highway 401 or the railway line. Finally, there is a good amount of greenery in this area as a large number of streets have reasonably good tree coverage. It is very easy to reach parks from the majority of locations in the neighbourhood since there are around 10 of them nearby for residents to unwind in.
Tam O'Shanter-Sullivan permits home buyers to move around using a diversity of modes of transportation. The very good public transit access allows people to get to many destinations without needing a car. In particular, there are approximately 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most residences. Active home buyers will also welcome the quite pedestrian-friendly nature of this area; most daily needs are easy to meet on foot. Tam O'Shanter-Sullivan is not very amenable to cycling as there are few bike lanes, and there are a good number of slopes.
Large apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing about half of buildings in Tam O'Shanter-Sullivan, while the remainder are mainly single detached homes and townhouses. Most housing in this part of Toronto was built in the 1960s and 1970s, during its most significant construction boom. This neighbourhood has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 55% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home while the rest are renters.
Schools and daycares are convenient to access on foot from most homes for sale in this part of the city. Residents have the choice between public and private primary schools. In terms of eating, it is easy to reach both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from most houses for sale in this neighbourhood. Likewise, there are a good number of opportunities for those who appreciate nearby restaurants and cafes. It is also easy to get to a number of clothing stores on foot.