Eglinton East real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a calm atmosphere will enjoy Eglinton East. This neighbourhood features a fair amount of greenery as many tree-lined streets are prominent. It is very easy to reach parks in the neighbourhood since there are approximately 10 of them nearby for residents to enjoy. This area is also good for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several noisier sections, especially closer to the railway line.
Eglinton East enables property owners to get around by a variety of modes of transportation. The very good public transit infrastructure allows people to get to many destinations without needing a vehicle. In particular, residents benefit from the Eglinton Station with access to the Lakeshore East Line. The neighbourhood is linked by about 10 bus lines, and bus stops are generally nearby. This part of Toronto will also appeal to physically active home buyers as it is conducive to those who travel by foot; many day-to-day errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. Eglinton East is not particularly bicycling-friendly because there is a significant amount of slopes, and there are a limited number of bike lanes.
In Eglinton East, most dwellings are large apartment buildings, and the remainder are mainly single detached homes. Roughly 40% of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This area also has a good choice of housing sizes; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. There are equal parts renters and owners living in this neighbourhood.
Parents and their children will welcome the proximity to schools and daycares, which are within walking distance from the majority of houses for sale in this part of the city. Along with public schools, there are private primary and high schools. When it comes to eating, it is usually possible for property owners in Eglinton East to buy their groceries on foot. Likewise, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. A good variety of clothing stores is also available within a rather short walking distance.