Don Valley Village real estate guide & listings for sale
Don Valley Village offers a calm atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This neighbourhood features a fair amount of greenery as a lot of streets have good tree coverage. It is very easy to reach parks, since a large number of homes have one close by and there are about 10 public green spaces nearby for residents to discover. This neighbourhood is also quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several noisier sections, especially near Highway 404.
Don Valley Village presents house buyers with several alternative methods of transportation. Thanks to Don Mills Station on the Sheppard Line, and about 10 nearby bus lines, the public transit network in this neighbourhood is very good. It is also convenient for pedestrians to navigate Don Valley Village; most day-to-day needs are easy to meet without the use of a car. It is difficult to commute by bicycle in Don Valley Village as the cycling infrastructure is not very comprehensive, and riding is rendered arduous by the typically hilly area.
A majority of the housing growth in Don Valley Village took place between 1960 and 1980. Large apartment buildings are the most common housing type, representing most dwellings in this neighbourhood, and the remaining properties are mainly single detached homes and townhouses. The split between homeowners and renters is about even. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes.
Families will welcome that wherever their house is located in Don Valley Village, schools and daycares are nearby. Regarding food, a supermarket is usually reachable within a rather short walk from anywhere in this neighbourhood. Moreover, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and there are also about 10 cafes in Don Valley Village.