Forest Hill South real estate guide & listings for sale
Forest Hill South has a character that caters to a fairly diverse group of people. Forest Hill South is reasonably quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic. The greenery in this part of Toronto is very prominent as the majority of streets have very good tree coverage. There are a few parks nearby for residents to check out, like Cedarvale Ravine and Kay Gardner Beltline Park, which makes it very easy to reach them. Lastly, in general, it is easy to find vibrant places in this neighbourhood. Even though this neighbourhood is not known for its nightlife, the streets are very often busy with people.
This part of Toronto affords property owners several alternative methods of transportation. A majority of the houses for sale in this area are located in places that are very suitable for walking; many daily needs are very convenient to carry out on foot, and numerous businesses are reasonably close by. Bicycling is also convenient in Forest Hill South because the cycling network is good. Thanks to St. Clair West Station with access to the Yonge - University Line, and a few nearby bus lines, this part of the city is very transit friendly. Forest Hill South is also car friendly. Coming across a place to park is generally easy.
The majority of the housing stock of Forest Hill South consists of single detached homes and large apartment buildings, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and one bedroom homes. The proportions of homeowners and renters are about even. Most homes in this neighbourhood were built pre-1960, during its most significant building boom.
It is convenient to get to both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from most houses for sale in this part of the city. Likewise, those who enjoy dining out won't have to go far in Forest Hill South, where about 20 restaurants and a few coffee shops can be found. It is also very easy to access a variety of clothing stores on foot. When it comes to education, parents and their schoolchildren will welcome that wherever their house is situated in Forest Hill South, daycares and schools are nearby. Families are served by public and private primary schools.