Elms-Old Rexdale real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a relaxed environment will enjoy Elms-Old Rexdale. The greenery in this area is quite prominent; there are a few parks close by for residents to explore, including Summerlea Park and West Humber Parkland, which makes them very easy to reach from many locations in this part of Toronto. In addition, residents will find that the majority of streets have fairly good tree coverage. This part of Toronto is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets are tranquil - however noise can be bothersome close to Highway 401.
The public transit system in this part of Toronto is reasonably practical thanks to a few nearby bus lines. In contrast, walking in Elms-Old Rexdale is not very popular, even though running daily errands is easy on foot. This part of the city is not very cycling-friendly since riding is made arduous by the typically steep topography, and the cycling network is not very extensive. However, Elms-Old Rexdale is especially car friendly. The majority of houses for sale are a short car ride from the closest highway, such as Highway 409, and it is easy to find a place to park.
Large apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing around 45% of dwellings in Elms-Old Rexdale, while the rest are mainly single detached homes and townhouses. This area offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. The proportions of homeowners and renters are about even. About 45% of homes in this neighbourhood were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
In Elms-Old Rexdale, families will generally be able to access both primary and secondary schools on foot. Residents are served by public and private primary schools. On the other hand, daycares are not very numerous and consequently may require a rather long walk to get to. As far as food is concerned, it is convenient to access the closest supermarket on foot in Elms-Old Rexdale. Moreover, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and a limited number of cafes is available as well.