Bedford Park-Nortown real estate guide & listings for sale
Bedford Park-Nortown offers a calm atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This neighbourhood is quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several noisier areas, especially closer to Highway 401. Lastly, there is a fair amount of greenery in this area as the tree canopy coverage for most streets is good. There are about 20 public green spaces nearby for residents to visit and they are very well-distributed, making it very easy to reach them from most locations in Bedford Park-Nortown.
Bedford Park-Nortown will attract home buyers that appreciate several methods of transportation. With approximately 10 nearby bus lines, the public transit network in Bedford Park-Nortown is very practical. This area is also a fairly convenient part of Toronto for pedestrians; most daily needs are easy to carry out by walking, and numerous businesses are quite close by. Despite the fact that a few bicycling-friendly pockets can be found, Bedford Park-Nortown is not very cycling-friendly as there are few bike lanes, and bicycling is rendered arduous by the typically sloping topography.
Around one third of properties in Bedford Park-Nortown were constructed pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1990s. In this part of Toronto, most dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. Homeowners occupy about 70% of the properties in Bedford Park-Nortown while the remainder are rented. This neighbourhood offers mainly two bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
In Bedford Park-Nortown, parents and their children will usually be able to access schools and daycares by walking. Parents can choose between public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. With respect to eating, property owners in Bedford Park-Nortown will welcome that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away. Avenue Road is among the best streets for groceries. Additionally, those who like to eat in restaurants or cafes will have a good number of choices in this part of the city. It is also convenient to access a variety of clothing stores on foot.