High Park-Swansea real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of High Park-Swansea is exemplified by its calm ambience. This part of the city features a large amount of greenery as the tree canopy coverage for the majority of streets is very good. Public green spaces, like High Park and Rennie Park, are very well-situated and there are about 10 of them close by for residents to check out, which makes it very easy to access them. Most areas in this part of Toronto are quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder sections, especially near the railway line.
High Park-Swansea will draw home buyers that use a diversity of modes of transportation. This part of the city is especially transit friendly. There are about 10 bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and the closest bus stop is typically just around the corner. It is also straightforward for people walking to get around in High Park-Swansea; most daily needs are convenient to carry out without the use of a car, and a variety of businesses are quite nearby. Travelling by bicycle is convenient in High Park-Swansea because there are a good number of bike lanes.
The majority of the housing stock of High Park-Swansea is made up of small apartment buildings and large apartment buildings, while the rest are mainly single detached homes. Most homes in this neighbourhood were built prior to the 1960s, during its largest construction boom. This area has a good selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 55% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and the remainder are rented.
In High Park-Swansea, parents and their children will usually be able to get to daycares and schools by walking. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found. With regards to eating, a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away in this part of Toronto. Furthermore, with 100-odd restaurants and cafes in this area, there is usually a spot to get a meal or beverage just around the corner. It is also a reasonably short walk to a decent variety of clothing stores.