Glenfield-Jane Heights real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a slower-paced environment will enjoy Glenfield-Jane Heights. The greenery in this part of the city is prominent as many tree-lined streets are present. Access to parks in the neighbourhood, like Northwood Park and Downsview Dells Park, is very easy since there are around 10 of them nearby for residents to check out. This neighbourhood is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets tend to be quite peaceful - although there are still several louder sections, especially around Highway 400.
This neighbourhood will attract property owners that value a diversity of modes of transportation. Thanks to about 10 nearby bus lines, Glenfield-Jane Heights features a good public transit system. It is also convenient for pedestrians to navigate this part of the city; meeting daily needs is easy by walking. Glenfield-Jane Heights is not very bicycling-friendly as the bicycling network is not very comprehensive, and there is a significant amount of hills.
Glenfield-Jane Heights experienced its main construction boom in the 1960s and 1970s, so most of the available housing is from this time period. In this neighbourhood, roughly 45% of dwellings are townhouses, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. The split between homeowners and renters is about even. This neighbourhood offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
It is a rather short walk to get to primary schools and daycares from most homes for sale in this neighbourhood. In contrast, parents may consider it difficult for their children to access high schools on foot. When it comes to eating, a grocery store is typically reachable within a short walk from anywhere in Glenfield-Jane Heights. Moreover, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and a small variety of coffee shops can be found as well. Residents benefit from a good number of clothing stores within walking distance.