Dovercourt Park real estate guide & listings for sale
No matter what type of character home buyers prefer in a neighbourhood, Dovercourt Park is a reasonably good option. Dovercourt Park is reasonably quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. This part of Toronto also features not that much greenery; to be more precise, residents will find that relatively few tree-lined streets are present. Nonetheless, there are about 10 public green spaces close by for residents to unwind in, such as Christie Pits Park, and they are especially well-situated, making it very easy to reach them. Lastly, there are numerous things to do in this part of the city to enjoy. There is a wide selection of entertainment venues, there are often crowds of people around, and finding one of the a few bars is very easy since they are generally situated in especially convenient locations.
This area does not necessitate driving since several other modes of transportation are available. Dovercourt Park is very transit friendly. The closest rapid transit station, such as Dufferin Station and Ossington Station on the Bloor - Danforth Line, is typically a short walk away from the majority of houses in the neighbourhood. The neighbourhood is served by a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is typically just around the corner. Physically active property owners will also appreciate the especially walk-friendly character of Dovercourt Park; meeting daily needs is very easy on foot, and there are also many businesses nearby. Many people in the area use their bicycle because the cycling network is reasonably good.
Small apartment buildings are the most common housing type, representing about half of buildings in Dovercourt Park, but duplexes, single detached homes, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This area also has a good choice of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The proportions of renters and homeowners are about even. Most of the housing growth in this neighbourhood happened pre-1960.
In this neighbourhood, families will generally be able to access daycares and schools by walking. With respect to food, it is usually practical for home buyers in this part of the city to shop for general and specialty groceries on foot. In addition, owing to 50-odd restaurants and cafes in Dovercourt Park, there is almost always a place to get some food or drink just around the corner. House buyers benefit from very many nearby clothing stores.