Alderwood real estate guide & listings for sale
Alderwood offers a relaxed ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. This area is reasonably quiet overall, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - however some areas can be quite loud, especially near one of the railway lines, Queen Elizabeth Way or F G Gardiner Expressway. Lastly, the greenery in this part of Toronto is quite prominent; it is easy to reach green spaces in the neighbourhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to visit. Furthermore, residents will find that the tree canopy coverage for a lot of streets is good.
Alderwood offers home buyers the choice between different means of transportation. The public transit network in Alderwood is fairly good. The neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. It is also convenient for pedestrians to navigate Alderwood; meeting daily needs is convenient on foot. Alderwood is not very cycling-friendly as there are few bike lanes, and there is a significant amount of hills.
Alderwood experienced its largest building boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this time period. In this neighbourhood, about 60% of dwellings are single detached homes, but small apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Homeowners occupy around 80% of the units in the neighbourhood and 20% are rented. This part of Toronto offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
It is straightforward to reach the nearest supermarket on foot in this area. Additionally, there is often a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. It is also a rather short walk to a reasonable variety of clothing stores. With regards to education, schools and daycares are easy to reach on foot from most properties for sale in this part of the city. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found.