Bay Street Corridor real estate guide & listings for sale
Bay Street Corridor is a great part of the city for home buyers who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. It is especially easy to find vibrant areas in this neighbourhood. A large number of entertainment venues can be found nearby, there are crowds of people around most of the time, and with its approximately 40 bars, there are options for nighttime activities. Wellington Street in particular offers a wide selection of nightlife. The greenery in this area is not very prominent; although, there are approximately 10 public green spaces close by for residents to unwind in, including Nathan Phillips Square and Queen's Park, and they are especially well-distributed, resulting in them being very easy to reach from the majority of locations in this neighbourhood.
This neighbourhood affords homeowners several alternative means of transportation. With plenty of nearby rapid transit stations with access to the Yonge - University Line, and approximately 20 nearby bus lines, the public transit system in this part of the city is very convenient. It is also very easy for people walking to move around in this neighbourhood; most daily errands can be run on foot, and various businesses are very nearby. Moving around by bicycle is straightforward in Bay Street Corridor since bike-share stations are rarely more than a short distance away, and this part of the city has a fairly good cycling infrastructure.
The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of Bay Street Corridor is an important part of its character. This neighbourhood offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes. Roughly 70% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters and 30% are occupied by owners. Roughly half of homes in this part of the city were built after the year 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s.
It is usually an option for property owners in Bay Street Corridor to buy general and specialty groceries on foot. Over 100 supermarkets are located nearby, and the best selection can be found on streets like Bay Street. Furthermore, those who are fond of eating out won't have to go far in this part of the city, where over 800 restaurants and over 150 cafes can be found. Residents have access to a very large number of clothing stores within walking distance, for instance on Dundas Street. When it comes to education, schools and daycares are straightforward to get to on foot from most houses for sale in this part of Toronto. At the high school level, both public and private schools can be found.