Islington-City Centre West real estate guide & listings for sale
Islington-City Centre West offers a wide selection of green spaces to enjoy, despite its sometimes busy feel. More specifically, it is very easy to access public green spaces from the majority of locations within the neighbourhood, since there are about 40 of them nearby for residents to discover and many properties for sale have a park close by. Finally, since there are few pedestrians, this area is relatively quiet, although those who are near Queen Elizabeth Way, F G Gardiner Expressway or the railway line may experience more noise.
Regardless of the means of transportation, it is simple to travel in Islington-City Centre West. Commuting by public transit is very easy in this part of Toronto. For example, property owners can count on Kipling Station and Islington Station on the Bloor - Danforth Line. There is the Kipling Station on the Milton Line. There are about 30 bus lines, and bus stops are generally nearby. This area will also appeal to physically active people as it is suitable for walking; most daily needs are convenient to carry out on foot. Islington-City Centre West is not very cycling-friendly since there are few bike lanes, and there are quite a few elevation changes.
Around 40% of properties in Islington-City Centre West were built following the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1960s. In this neighbourhood, many buildings are large apartment buildings, while single detached homes make up most of the remaining housing stock. Homeowners occupy roughly 60% of the dwellings in Islington-City Centre West and 40% are rented. This area also has a good selection of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Daycares and schools are convenient to walk to from most properties for sale in this part of the city. In addition to public schools, there are private primary and high schools. Regarding eating, home buyers in Islington-City Centre West will appreciate that a grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. Additionally, a restaurant is usually just around the corner, and residents are served by approximately 40 cafes as well. It is also a rather short walk to a decent selection of clothing stores.