Downsview-Roding-CFB real estate guide & listings for sale
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Downsview-Roding-CFB, as well as some areas with a vibrant atmosphere. To be more precise, it is very easy to get to green spaces from most locations in the neighbourhood, since there are around 30 of them nearby for residents to check out, like Downsview Park and Chalkfarm Park. Furthermore, residents will find that most streets have fairly good tree coverage. Finally, since there are few pedestrians, this neighbourhood remains relatively quiet; however noise levels are higher closer to one of the railway lines, the airport (YZD), Highway 400 or Highway 401.
Downsview-Roding-CFB presents homeowners with the choice between different methods of transportation. This part of Toronto is reasonably conducive to walking; running common errands is convenient on foot. On the other hand, this part of the city is not very appropriate for cycling as there are few bike lanes, and travelling by bicycle is rendered arduous by the often hilly topography. With Sheppard West Station with access to the Yonge - University Line, and around 30 nearby bus lines, property owners can rely on public transit to navigate Downsview-Roding-CFB. The car is usually the best way to get around in this area. Coming across a parking spot is generally easy, and many homes for sale are a short drive from the nearest highway, such as Highway 401.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing around one third of buildings in Downsview-Roding-CFB, and the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. This part of the city has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The split between homeowners and renters is about even. The homes in this area are quite old, because around one third of its dwellings were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 2000s.
Primary schools are easy to walk to from most properties for sale in Downsview-Roding-CFB. On the other hand, parents and their children may find it difficult to access high schools on foot. Besides public schools, there are private primary and secondary schools. With respect to food, home buyers in Downsview-Roding-CFB will value that a grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away. In addition, this area is a fairly good place in which to eat out, and there are also approximately 20 coffee shops in this neighbourhood. A decent variety of clothing stores can also be found within a rather short walking distance.