Blake-Jones real estate guide & listings for sale
Blake-Jones is a "jack-of-all-trades" when it comes to the ambience of this part of the city. It is easy to find dynamic places in this part of Toronto. Despite the fact that there is a poor selection of entertainment venues, there are very often many people around, and places to go out at night are well-distributed throughout the neighbourhood. Blake-Jones is quiet, as the streets tend to be reasonably tranquil, although there are still several noisier sections, especially close to the railway line. The greenery in this part of the city is quite prominent as numerous streets have good tree coverage. There are a few green spaces nearby for residents to discover, making them easy to get to.
Blake-Jones affords home buyers several alternative modes of transportation. Blake-Jones is an extraordinarily pleasant part of Toronto for pedestrians; all daily errands can be run on foot, and a variety of businesses are close by. This neighbourhood is also very bicycling-friendly as the bicycling network is quite well-developed. The very good public transit infrastructure allows people to get to many destinations without needing a vehicle as a consequence of a few nearby bus lines. This neighbourhood is also a fairly convenient part of Toronto for moving around by car. It is a rather short drive to the nearest highway from anywhere in this part of the city.
In Blake-Jones, around 40% of buildings are townhouses, but large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The population residing in this part of the city is evenly split between owners and renters. This part of Toronto experienced its main construction boom pre-1960, so most of the available homes are from this time period.
Daycares and schools are very easy to get to on foot from most properties for sale in Blake-Jones. At the primary level, both public and private schools can be found. With respect to food, it is usually feasible for house buyers in Blake-Jones to buy general and specialty groceries by walking. Furthermore, those who like to eat out won't have to go far in this part of the city, where over 50 restaurants and a few cafes are available. It is also convenient to reach a variety of clothing stores on foot.