East York real estate guide & listings for sale
East York offers a relaxed atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. The noise levels in this area are quite low, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although that is not the case around one of the railway lines or Don Valley Parkway. Lastly, greenery is reasonably present in this area; it is very easy to access parks in the former municipality since there are over 50 of them nearby for residents to relax in. Furthermore, residents will find that the majority of streets have fairly good tree coverage.
East York offers home buyers the choice between several modes of transportation. East York is home to a very good public transit infrastructure. For instance, there is Woodbine Station with access to the Bloor - Danforth Line. There are about 20 bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. Most houses for sale in this area are located in areas that are also quite conducive to walking; most daily needs are convenient to carry out on foot. Bicycling is easy in this part of the city because there are a good number of bike lanes.
About 40% of dwellings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in East York, and the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and single detached homes. This area experienced its biggest building boom pre-1960, so most of the available housing is from this era. This former municipality offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes. The population residing in this area is evenly split between renters and owners.
It is a rather short walk to reach schools and daycares from most properties for sale in East York. Residents benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. Regarding food, it is usually practical for property owners in East York to purchase general and specialty groceries on foot. There are over 50 supermarkets in East York, and the best choice can be found on streets like O'Connor Drive. Furthermore, there is generally a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. House buyers benefit from a fair number of clothing stores within walking distance.