Blake-Jones real estate guide & listings for sale
Blake-Jones has a character that caters to a fairly diverse group of people. Blake-Jones is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets are quite tranquil, although that is not the case closer to the railway line. There is a fair amount of greenery in this neighbourhood; there are a few parks close by for residents to visit, making them easy to access from the majority of locations in this part of Toronto. Residents will also find that most streets have reasonably good tree coverage. Lastly, there are many lively parts in this neighbourhood to check out. Despite the fact that there is a limited selection of entertainment venues, the streets are very often busy with people, and finding one of the a few nightlife venues is very easy since they are generally located around the corner. Jones Avenue is among the most lively streets in this part of Toronto.
This part of Toronto will draw house buyers that use a variety of means of transportation. With a few nearby bus lines, this neighbourhood is home to a very good public transit system. Physically active home buyers will also enjoy the very pedestrian-friendly character of this part of Toronto; most day-to-day errands can be run on foot, and numerous businesses are quite close by. Blake-Jones is very bike-friendly as the bicycling network is reasonably well-developed.
About 40% of dwellings are townhouses, making it easy to find townhouses in Blake-Jones, and the rest of the properties are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and single detached homes. This neighbourhood has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The population residing in this neighbourhood is evenly split between renters and owners. A majority of the housing growth in this area happened pre-1960.
Daycares and schools are straightforward to get to on foot from most homes for sale in Blake-Jones. Families benefit from public and private primary schools. When it comes to eating, a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in Blake-Jones. Additionally, there are over 50 restaurants and a few coffee shops to experience in this area. It is also a reasonably short distance to a decent choice of clothing stores.