East End-Danforth real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of East End-Danforth is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. This neighbourhood features a fair amount of greenery as many tree-lined streets are prominent. There are about 10 parks close by for residents to unwind in and they are very well-located, making them very easy to reach. The noise levels in this part of Toronto are also quite low, as the streets tend to be peaceful - although there are still several louder sections, especially near the railway line.
East End-Danforth provides homeowners with the choice between various means of transportation. The very good public transit infrastructure allows people to get to many destinations without needing a car by reason of Main Street Station with access to the Bloor - Danforth Line, and approximately 20 nearby bus lines. East End-Danforth will also attract active people because it is very convenient for walking; many common errands can be run without having to resort to a car. This part of Toronto is reasonably bicycling-friendly since the cycling infrastructure is reasonably good.
Around 30% of dwellings are townhouses, making it easy to find townhouses in East End-Danforth, and the rest of the properties are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and single detached homes. This part of Toronto has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. There are equal parts renters and owners living in this neighbourhood. This area experienced its main construction boom before the 1960s, so most of the available homes are from this time period.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in East End-Danforth. Likewise, there is typically a restaurant or cafe in close proximity, for example on Kingston Road. It is also a reasonably short distance to a good variety of clothing stores. In terms of education, families will value that wherever their house is located in East End-Danforth, schools and daycares are close by. At the secondary level, there are both public and private schools.