Downsview-Roding-CFB real estate guide & listings for sale
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Downsview-Roding-CFB. To be more precise, there are about 30 parks nearby for residents to check out, such as Wilson Heights Green and Chalkfarm Park, making it very easy to reach them from a large number of locations within the neighbourhood. Residents will also find that the tree canopy coverage for the majority of streets is reasonably good. Since there are few pedestrians, this neighbourhood is relatively quiet, although those who are closer to the airport (YZD), one of the railway lines, Highway 400 or Highway 401 may experience higher levels of noise.
This part of the city allows property owners to travel by several alternative means of transportation. With Sheppard West Station on the Yonge - University Line, and approximately 30 nearby bus lines, the good public transit infrastructure allows people to get to many destinations without needing a vehicle. It is also convenient for people travelling on foot to navigate Downsview-Roding-CFB; many daily needs can be met by walking. Getting around by bicycle is difficult in this part of Toronto since the bicycling infrastructure is rather limited, and riding is rendered strenuous by the often sloping area.
In Downsview-Roding-CFB, about one third of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This neighbourhood offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. There are equal parts owners and renters living in this neighbourhood. Around one third of properties in this part of the city were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 2000s.
In Downsview-Roding-CFB, families will typically be able to reach primary schools on foot. However, there are only a limited number of high schools and thus they can be an extended walk away. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. Regarding eating, the closest grocery store in this part of the city is usually only a rather short walk away. Moreover, Downsview-Roding-CFB is a good place in which to eat out, and property owners are served by about 20 cafes as well. It is also a rather short distance to a decent variety of clothing stores.