Dufferin Grove real estate guide & listings for sale
Dufferin Grove is a great part of Toronto for home buyers who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. It is very easy to find bustling places in this area. There is a vast selection of entertainment venues, there are masses of people around most of the time, and with its a few bars, there are options for nighttime activities. Bloor Street is among the most lively streets in this part of the city. The greenery in this neighbourhood is prominent as many tree-lined streets are around. There are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in, such as Dufferin Grove Park, and they are very well-situated, which results in them being very easy to reach from the majority of locations in this part of Toronto.
House buyers in Dufferin Grove are served with various choices to travel without using a car. Walking is very practical for property owners in this neighbourhood; meeting daily needs is very easy on foot, and numerous businesses of different types can be found as well. Many people in the area use their bicycle as the cycling network is very good. Owing to a few nearby bus lines, Dufferin Grove is home to a great public transit infrastructure. On the other hand, driving is a somewhat poor mode of transportation in Dufferin Grove because the city block layout is not very well suited for driving, and parking is not very easy.
Most housing in Dufferin Grove was built before the 1960s, during its most significant construction boom. In this part of the city, about half of dwellings are small apartment buildings, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. About 60% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home while owners make up the remainder. This neighbourhood has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Parents and their children will appreciate the proximity to schools and daycares, which are within walking distance from most, if not all, properties for sale in Dufferin Grove. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. With respect to food, both general and specialty grocery stores are ordinarily accessible within a very short walk from anywhere in this area. In addition, those who are fond of eating out won't have to walk far in Dufferin Grove, where over 100 restaurants and about 20 coffee shops can be found. It is also especially easy to reach a selection of clothing stores on foot.