Alderwood real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Alderwood is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. This part of the city is reasonably quiet, as the streets are generally tranquil - however noise can be bothersome around one of the railway lines, F G Gardiner Expressway or Queen Elizabeth Way. Finally, the greenery in this neighbourhood is quite prominent as the tree canopy coverage for the majority of streets is fairly good. Green spaces, like Connorvale Park and Etobicoke Valley Park, are especially well-spread out and there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore, which makes them easy to get to.
Alderwood presents house buyers with several alternative methods of transportation. Alderwood benefits from a good public transit system as a consequence of a few nearby bus lines. It is also easy for pedestrians to navigate this part of Toronto, although common amenities such as barbers or laundromats can be an occasionally long walk away. Alderwood is not very suited for biking because there is a significant amount of elevation changes, and Alderwood has a rather poor bicycling infrastructure.
In Alderwood, many dwellings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. Most of the housing growth in this neighbourhood took place prior to the 1960s. This part of Toronto offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy around 80% of the units in Alderwood and renters occupy the remainder.
In Alderwood, parents and their children will typically be able to get to daycares and schools on foot. Families are served by public and private primary schools. When it comes to food, a grocery store is generally accessible within a short walk from any home in Alderwood. Additionally, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. Residents can find a good number of nearby clothing stores.