High Park-Swansea real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere will enjoy High Park-Swansea. This part of Toronto is quiet, as the streets are generally quite tranquil - although that is not the case close to the railway line. Lastly, this area also features much greenery as there are many tree-lined streets. Numerous locations within the neighbourhood have reasonably good access to public green spaces, like Humber Marshes and Rennie Park, since there are around 10 of them nearby for residents to relax in.
This area will please homeowners that appreciate various methods of transportation. Home buyers can depend on public transit to travel in this area. In particular, there are about 10 bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and most houses are very close to a bus stop. High Park-Swansea is also a very convenient part of Toronto for pedestrians; many daily errands can be run without the use of a car, and various businesses are close by. Biking is easy in High Park-Swansea since the bicycling network is good.
Over half of the housing stock of High Park-Swansea consists of small apartment buildings and large apartment buildings, while the remainder are mainly single detached homes. This part of the city has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 55% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners while renters occupy the remainder. This area experienced its main building boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available housing is from this time period.
Both general and specialty grocery stores are usually accessible within a rather short walk from any home in High Park-Swansea. Bloor Street is among the best streets for groceries. Likewise, with 100-odd restaurants and cafes in High Park-Swansea, there is usually a place to get a meal or a beverage just around the corner. Property owners have access to a fair number of clothing stores within walking distance. Regarding education, daycares and primary schools are easy to get to on foot from most homes for sale in High Park-Swansea. However, there are no high schools in this area. Parents benefit from public and private primary schools.