Bay Street Corridor real estate guide & listings for sale
Bay Street Corridor offers a variety of experiences for those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces. There are a very large number of things to do in this part of Toronto to explore. There are a lot of nearby entertainment venues, the streets are usually busy with people, and places to go out at night are well-distributed throughout the neighbourhood. Main streets, including Queen Street, are very good for those who enjoy going out. This neighbourhood also features a very small amount of greenery; although, there are approximately 10 green spaces close by for residents to relax in, such as Queen's Park and Nathan Phillips Square, and they are especially well-distributed, making it very easy to reach them.
Bay Street Corridor permits homeowners to move around by various methods of transportation. This area is especially transit friendly by reason of various nearby rapid transit stations with access to the Yonge - University Line, and about 20 nearby bus lines. Bay Street Corridor is also very conducive to those who travel by foot; most daily needs are very easy to meet by walking, and many businesses are very close by. Bay Street Corridor is very bike-friendly since a bike share station is always located close by, and the cycling infrastructure is reasonably comprehensive.
The substantial proportion of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of Bay Street Corridor is an important part of its character. There is a higher proportion of one bedroom homes in this part of the city. Renters occupy roughly 70% of the units in Bay Street Corridor whereas owners occupy the remainder. The buildings in this part of the city are very modern, since about half of its dwellings were built after the year 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in Bay Street Corridor. Bay Street is among the best streets for groceries. Additionally, there are over 700 restaurants and over 150 coffee shops to benefit from in Bay Street Corridor. It is also especially easy to access a selection of clothing stores on foot. In terms of education, it is a short walk to reach daycares and schools from most properties for sale in this part of the city. Families benefit from public and private secondary schools.