Birchcliffe-Cliffside real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Birchcliffe-Cliffside is exemplified by its relaxed environment. The greenery in this neighbourhood is quite prominent as there are many tree-lined streets. There are about 20 public green spaces close by for residents to relax in, like The Toronto Hunt and Highview Park, and they are very well-distributed, which makes them very easy to get to from most locations in Birchcliffe-Cliffside. Most areas in this neighbourhood are quiet, as there are low levels of noise from traffic.
No matter the medium of transportation, it is quite straightforward to move around in Birchcliffe-Cliffside. This area benefits from a very good public transit system thanks to Scarborough Station on the Lakeshore East Line and Stouffville Line, and a few nearby bus lines. Physically active people will also value the reasonably walk-friendly character of Birchcliffe-Cliffside; many common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. Commuting by bicycle is sometimes challenging in Birchcliffe-Cliffside as the bicycling network is somewhat poor, and there are quite a few slopes.
In Birchcliffe-Cliffside, the majority of dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are the main alternatives in the housing stock. Most homes in this part of the city were built before the 1960s, during its largest construction boom. This neighbourhood offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about two thirds of the properties in Birchcliffe-Cliffside and one third are rented.
The nearest supermarket in this neighbourhood is generally only a short walk away. Additionally, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. Property owners can find a good number of nearby clothing stores. Concerning education, in this neighbourhood, families will generally be able to get to daycares and schools by walking.