Beechborough-Greenbrook real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Beechborough-Greenbrook is exemplified by its relaxed environment. There is a good amount of greenery in this part of Toronto as numerous tree-lined streets are present. There are a few public green spaces close by for residents to unwind in, like Keelesdale North Park and Trethewey Park, and they are very well-spread out, resulting in them being very easy to access from most locations in the neighbourhood. This area is also reasonably quiet, as there are low levels of noise from traffic.
No matter the mode of transportation, it is quite easy to get around in Beechborough-Greenbrook. Beechborough-Greenbrook is very transit friendly. For instance, homeowners have access to a few bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. Beechborough-Greenbrook is also reasonably conducive to walking; many common errands can be run on foot. Bicycling is at times difficult in this neighbourhood since the cycling infrastructure is not particularly comprehensive, and cyclists encounter a significant amount of slopes.
Roughly two thirds of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and the remainder are owners. About 45% of buildings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in this part of Toronto, while large apartment buildings and single detached homes are the main alternatives in the housing stock. Around 40% of properties in this area were built pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This area offers mainly one bedroom and two bedroom homes.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a rather short walk away in this part of Toronto. Additionally, there is typically a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. A decent choice of clothing stores is also situated within a reasonably short walking distance. With regards to education, families will find that wherever their house is located in this area, schools and daycares are nearby.