Guildwood real estate guide & listings for sale
Guildwood offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. There is much greenery in this part of the city; green spaces, such as Grey Abbey Park and Poplar Park, are very well-situated and there are around 10 of them close by for residents to unwind in, making them very easy to access. In addition, residents will find that the tree canopy coverage for the majority of streets is very good. This part of the city is also reasonably quiet, as there are low levels of noise from traffic.
Driving is a very good transportation option in this area. It is straightforward to park. Guildwood is also transit friendly. More precisely, property owners benefit from a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most residences. It is at times difficult for pedestrians to get around in this part of Toronto as common amenities such as hair salons or hardware stores can be an occasionally long walk away. Commuting by bicycle is also difficult in Guildwood as the cycling infrastructure is not very comprehensive, and there is a considerable amount of elevation changes.
In Guildwood, most buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This part of Toronto is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly three quarters of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners while the remainder are rented. Most housing in this part of the city was constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, during its biggest building boom.
A supermarket is ordinarily reachable within a reasonably short walk from anywhere in Guildwood. Moreover, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and a small number of coffee shops is available as well. In terms of education, families will value the proximity to schools and daycares, which are within walking distance from the majority of properties for sale in Guildwood.