Bayview Woods-Steeles real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Bayview Woods-Steeles is exemplified by its relaxed environment. There is a large amount of greenery in this part of the city as a large number of tree-lined streets are present. It is very easy to get to green spaces from the majority of locations in the neighbourhood since there are about 10 of them close by for residents to enjoy. This part of Toronto is also quiet, as the streets are generally reasonably calm.
Bayview Woods-Steeles presents house buyers with the choice between several modes of transportation. Bayview Woods-Steeles will appeal to physically active people because it is quite conducive to walking; running daily errands is easy on foot. Even though the cycling network is extensive, it is sometimes difficult to commute by bike in this part of Toronto as riding is made difficult by the typically steep topography. Thanks to Old Cummer Station with access to the Richmond Hill Line, and a few nearby bus lines, the public transit network in this neighbourhood is reasonably convenient. The car is very often the favoured method to move around in Bayview Woods-Steeles. Finding a place to park is generally easy.
In Bayview Woods-Steeles, about 40% of buildings are large apartment buildings, and the rest of the houses are mainly small apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses. This neighbourhood experienced its largest construction boom between 1960 and 1980, so most of the available homes are from this era. This area has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and the rest are rented.
It is a reasonably short walk to reach primary schools and daycares from most properties for sale in Bayview Woods-Steeles. However, parents and their kids may consider it challenging to access high schools on foot. Parents can choose between public and private primary schools. Regarding food, it is typically practical for home buyers in Bayview Woods-Steeles to do groceries on foot. Additionally, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and home buyers can enjoy a few cafes as well. Residents have access to a fair number of clothing stores within walking distance.