Glenfield-Jane Heights real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Glenfield-Jane Heights is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. The noise levels in this area are reasonably low, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case near Highway 400. Lastly, greenery is quite present in this part of Toronto as the tree canopy coverage for most streets is fairly good. It is very easy to reach parks from numerous locations in the neighbourhood since there are about 10 of them close by for residents to visit.
This neighbourhood presents house buyers with several alternative means of transportation. The public transit system in this neighbourhood is accessible. In particular, homeowners are served by about 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most residences. Physically active property owners will also welcome the walk-friendly nature of this part of the city; many day-to-day errands can be run on foot. This part of Toronto is not very suited for cycling because there is a considerable amount of elevation changes, and the bicycling infrastructure is not very well-developed.
Townhouses are the most common housing type, representing roughly 45% of dwellings in Glenfield-Jane Heights, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. This area has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The proportions of renters and homeowners are about even. Most of the housing growth in this area happened in the 1960s and 1970s.
Parents and their children will find that no matter where their house is located in this part of the city, daycares and primary schools are close by. On the other hand, high schools are not particularly plentiful and accordingly tend to require an extended walk to get to. Regarding food, a supermarket is generally accessible within a short walk from most homes for sale in Glenfield-Jane Heights. Furthermore, a restaurant is often just around the corner, for example on Jane Street, and a limited number of cafes is available as well. It is also convenient to reach a selection of clothing stores on foot.