Clanton Park real estate guide & listings for sale
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Clanton Park, despite its sometimes busy ambience. More specifically, there are around 10 parks close by for residents to relax in, including Wilson Heights Green, which results in them being very easy to access from the majority of locations within this part of the city. Furthermore, residents will find that the tree canopy coverage for a large number of streets is fairly good. Lastly, as there are relatively few pedestrians, this part of the city remains relatively quiet, although those who are near Highway 401 or Allen Expressway may experience more noise.
This neighbourhood allows home buyers to travel using a diversity of means of transportation. Clanton Park is a very pleasant part of Toronto for getting around by public transit. More precisely, property owners can rely on Wilson Station with access to the Yonge - University Line. There are approximately 20 bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. Physically active people will also be pleased with the walk-friendly nature of Clanton Park; most day-to-day needs are easy to meet without having to use a car. It is sometimes challenging to travel by bike in Clanton Park because the bicycling infrastructure is not very comprehensive. Thankfully, bicycling is facilitated by the generally flat terrain.
Over half of the housing stock of Clanton Park consists of large apartment buildings and single detached homes, and the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings. This part of Toronto offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes. The split between renters and homeowners is about even. This neighbourhood did not experience a single construction boom; the construction of new buildings in Clanton Park was spread throughout multiple decades in recent history.
Parents and their children will welcome the proximity to daycares and schools, which are within walking distance from the majority of homes for sale in Clanton Park. Families can choose between public and private primary schools. Concerning eating, property owners in Clanton Park will be pleased to learn that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away. Wilson Avenue is among the best streets for groceries. Furthermore, there is often a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. It is also a short walk to a very good selection of clothing stores, for example on Bathurst Street.