Church-Yonge Corridor real estate guide & listings for sale
Church-Yonge Corridor offers a variety of experiences for those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors. This area has a very large number of places for those looking for a dynamic vibe. There are often masses of people around, there are many nearby entertainment venues, and with its about 40 nightlife venues, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink since they are generally located very close by. Church Street in particular offers an excellent selection of bars. Greenery is not very prominent in this part of Toronto; although, it is very easy to reach parks since there are approximately 20 of them nearby for residents to discover.
This part of Toronto does not demand use of a car as several other modes of transportation are accessible. Church-Yonge Corridor is very suitable for walking; most daily needs can be carried out without needing to resort to a vehicle, and there are also innumerable businesses nearby. Cycling is common in this part of the city since bike-share stations are rarely more than a few blocks away, and the bicycling network is reasonably comprehensive. Owing to Wellesley Station on the Yonge - University Line, and around 10 nearby bus lines, this neighbourhood is an extremely convenient part of Toronto for getting around by public transit. However, Church-Yonge Corridor is not especially car friendly. Nevertheless, it is a rather short car ride to the nearest highway from anywhere in Church-Yonge Corridor.
The homes in this neighbourhood are quite new, since about 30% of its dwellings were constructed after the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1960s. The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this area is an important part of its character. Renters occupy roughly 70% of the properties in the neighbourhood while owners occupy the remainder. This part of the city is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes.
It is usually practical for property owners in Church-Yonge Corridor to shop for general and specialty groceries by walking. Yonge Street is among the best streets for food stores. In addition, those who are fond of dining out won't have to go far in this area, where over 400 restaurants and over 50 coffee shops are available. House buyers have access to very many clothing stores within walking distance, for instance along Charles Street. In terms of education, it is a very short walk to access schools and daycares from any location in Church-Yonge Corridor. Besides public schools, there are also private schools at both the primary and secondary school level.