Birchcliffe-Cliffside real estate guide & listings for sale
Birchcliffe-Cliffside offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. The greenery in this part of the city is prominent as many tree-lined streets are around. The majority of locations within the neighbourhood have fairly good access to public green spaces, like Balmy Beach Park and Rosetta McClain Gardens, since there are about 20 of them nearby for residents to discover. This area is quiet overall, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue.
Birchcliffe-Cliffside will draw homeowners that value a variety of methods of transportation. Thanks to Scarborough Station on the Lakeshore East Line and Stouffville Line, and a few nearby bus lines, Birchcliffe-Cliffside is very transit friendly. This neighbourhood is also a fairly pleasant part of Toronto for pedestrians; running day-to-day errands is convenient. It is sometimes challenging to commute by bike in Birchcliffe-Cliffside as the bicycling network is somewhat poor, and riding is rendered arduous by the typically hilly topography.
In Birchcliffe-Cliffside, the majority of buildings are single detached homes, and the remaining houses are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This part of the city has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy roughly two thirds of the properties in Birchcliffe-Cliffside while the remainder are rented. A majority of the houses available in the housing market in this part of Toronto were constructed before the 1960s, when a large proportion of the housing growth occurred.
It is easy to get to the nearest grocery store by walking in Birchcliffe-Cliffside. Moreover, there is often a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. With regards to education, in Birchcliffe-Cliffside, families will generally be able to get to daycares and schools on foot.