Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson-Junction real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces will feel at home in Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson-Junction. Finding dynamic areas is very easy in this part of Toronto. Despite the fact that relatively few entertainment venues can be found nearby, there are often masses of people around, and places to go out at night are well-distributed throughout the area. There is not that much greenery in this area; to be more precise, residents will find that there are few tree-lined streets. Nonetheless, accessing green spaces, including Christie Pits Park, is very easy from most locations within the neighbourhood since there are about 20 of them close by for residents to relax in.
Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson-Junction is a great part of the city when it comes to travelling without a car. This neighbourhood is especially transit friendly. In particular, rapid transit stations, such as Ossington Station, Dufferin Station and Lansdowne Station with access to the Bloor - Danforth Line, are not very far from the majority of properties in the neighbourhood. There are around 10 bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are commonly nearby. Physically active property owners will also value the especially pedestrian-friendly nature of Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson-Junction; meeting day-to-day needs is very easy, and various businesses are nearby. A good number of people in the area use their bike since the bicycling network is quite well-developed.
Around 45% of dwellings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson-Junction, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses. This neighbourhood also has a good choice of housing size options; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The proportions of homeowners and renters are about even. A majority of the housing growth in this neighbourhood took place prior to the 1960s.
It is very often possible for property owners in this area to buy general and specialty groceries by walking. Likewise, with over 50 restaurants and approximately 20 cafes, Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson-Junction is an excellent area in which to go out to eat, for example along Bloor Street. It is also a short distance to a very good choice of clothing stores. In terms of education, in Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson-Junction, parents and their children will usually be able to reach schools and daycares by walking.