Forest Hill North real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a relaxed environment will enjoy Forest Hill North. This area features much greenery; it is very easy to get to parks in the neighbourhood since there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to check out. Furthermore, residents will find that the tree canopy coverage for many streets is very good. This area is reasonably quiet overall, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially around Allen Expressway.
No matter the means of transportation, it is quite straightforward to travel in Forest Hill North. The public transit network in this part of Toronto is very accessible thanks to Eglinton Station on the Yonge - University Line, and a few nearby bus lines. This neighbourhood will also draw active people because it is very convenient for walking; running common errands is straightforward, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Commuting by bicycle is convenient in Forest Hill North because this part of Toronto boasts a fairly good cycling infrastructure.
In Forest Hill North, many dwellings are large apartment buildings, and the remaining houses are mainly single detached homes. This part of the city has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy about two thirds of the properties in Forest Hill North and one third are occupied by owners. About half of homes in this neighbourhood were built pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s.
It is very often practical for home buyers in this area to buy general and specialty groceries by walking. Likewise, with 10-odd restaurants and cafes in Forest Hill North, there is usually a spot to get a meal or a beverage just around the corner. Home buyers have access to many nearby clothing stores. Concerning education, in Forest Hill North, families will generally be able to access schools and daycares by walking. At the primary level, both public and private schools can be found.