Birchcliffe-Cliffside real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere will enjoy Birchcliffe-Cliffside. The greenery in this part of Toronto is prominent as a lot of streets have reasonably good tree coverage. It is very easy to reach parks from the majority of locations within the neighbourhood since there are about 20 of them nearby for residents to check out. This neighbourhood is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.
This neighbourhood will appeal to house buyers that value different modes of transportation. With Scarborough Station on the Lakeshore East Line and Stouffville Line, and a few nearby bus lines, the public transit network in Birchcliffe-Cliffside is very good. Birchcliffe-Cliffside is also reasonably conducive to those who travel by foot; meeting daily needs is convenient. It is occasionally difficult to commute by bicycle in this area since riding is made arduous by the typically hilly terrain, and the cycling network is somewhat poor.
In Birchcliffe-Cliffside, most dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. This part of the city has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around two thirds of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and one third are renters. This part of the city experienced its largest building boom pre-1960, so most of the available housing is from this time period.
It is usually possible for property owners in Birchcliffe-Cliffside to shop for their groceries by walking. Additionally, there is often a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. House buyers benefit from a fair number of clothing stores within walking distance, for example on Kingston Road. Regarding education, schools and daycares are easy to access on foot from anywhere in Birchcliffe-Cliffside.