Crosby real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Crosby is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. This part of Richmond Hill is quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although that is not the case closer to the railway line. Lastly, there are about 10 parks nearby for residents to discover and they are especially well-distributed, resulting in them being easy to reach from the majority of locations within Crosby.
It is convenient for pedestrians to get around in this part of the town, although common amenities such as hardware stores or hair salons can be an occasionally long walk away. In contrast, Crosby is not particularly bike-friendly as the cycling network is sometimes poor, and the topography is not particularly flat. Travelling by transit can be occasionally difficult in Crosby as a result of the infrequent service. Nonetheless, there is the Richmond Hill Station on the Richmond Hill Line. Homeowners benefit from about 20 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most houses. In contrast, the preferred method of transportation in this part of Richmond Hill is very often driving. Parking is quite easy.
In Crosby, about one third of dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses are the main housing types in the rest of the housing stock. This neighbourhood has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. There are equal parts owners and renters living in this neighbourhood. About one third of homes in this area were constructed pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s.
It is typically an option for property owners in this part of Richmond Hill to do their groceries on foot. Likewise, Crosby is a good place in which to eat out, for instance along Yonge Street, and a limited variety of cafes can be found as well. In terms of education, both primary and secondary schools are straightforward to access on foot from anywhere in this part of Richmond Hill. In addition to public schools, Crosby is home to private schools at both the primary and high school level. However, daycares are not especially plentiful and consequently not always within walking distance.