Black Creek real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Black Creek is exemplified by its slower-paced ambience. The greenery in this part of the city is prominent; it is very easy to reach public green spaces from most locations in the neighbourhood, since there are approximately 10 of them close by for residents to explore and the majority of houses have a park nearby. In addition, residents will find that the tree canopy coverage for a lot of streets is reasonably good. This part of Toronto is also quiet, as the streets are quite tranquil - however some areas can be quite loud, especially close to Highway 400.
This area will attract homeowners that value a diversity of modes of transportation. Travelling by public transit is easy in Black Creek. More precisely, residents are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are generally nearby. It is also convenient for people travelling on foot to get around in Black Creek, although carrying out daily needs is occasionally challenging without using a vehicle. Even though some bicycling-friendly areas can be found, commuting by bicycle is at times difficult in this part of Toronto since Black Creek is home to a somewhat poor cycling infrastructure, and the topography is not especially flat.
In Black Creek, around 55% of dwellings are large apartment buildings, whereas the remainder are mainly townhouses. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Around two thirds of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters whereas owners occupy the remainder. Most of the housing growth in this area happened between 1960 and 1980.
Primary schools and daycares are easy to walk to from anywhere in Black Creek. On the other hand, there are only a few high schools and therefore they can be a long walk away. With regards to food, a grocery store is usually reachable within a reasonably short walk from anywhere in Black Creek. Moreover, those who like to eat in restaurants will have a good number of options, and a small variety of coffee shops can be found as well. It is also convenient to get to a selection of clothing stores on foot.