Bayview Woods-Steeles real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Bayview Woods-Steeles is exemplified by its slower-paced ambience. The greenery in this part of the city is very prominent as the majority of streets have very good tree coverage. There are about 10 green spaces close by for residents to explore, such as East Don Parkland and Garnier Park, and they are very well-distributed, which results in them being very easy to get to from numerous locations within this part of Toronto. Most areas in this area are quiet, as the streets are usually peaceful.
Thanks to Old Cummer Station with access to the Richmond Hill Line, and a few nearby bus lines, property owners can rely on public transit to navigate this neighbourhood. On the other hand, there are relatively few pedestrians out on the streets of Bayview Woods-Steeles, despite the fact that many daily errands can be run without the use of a car. The bike is a somewhat poor means of transportation in this neighbourhood since bicycling is rendered arduous by the typically hilly topography. Nevertheless, the bicycling network is quite comprehensive. In contrast, Bayview Woods-Steeles is a very good part of Toronto for travelling by car. It is very easy to park.
The majority of the housing stock of Bayview Woods-Steeles consists of single detached homes and large apartment buildings, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy roughly 60% of the dwellings in Bayview Woods-Steeles and the remainder are rented. Most homes in this neighbourhood were built in the 1960s and 1970s, during its largest construction boom.
In Bayview Woods-Steeles, families will generally be able to get to schools and daycares by walking. At the primary level, there are both public and private schools. When it comes to eating, a grocery store is generally reachable within a reasonably short walk from anywhere in Bayview Woods-Steeles. Moreover, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and a limited number of coffee shops is available as well.