Kennedy Park real estate guide & listings for sale
Kennedy Park offers a calm atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This neighbourhood is reasonably quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although that is not the case near one of the railway lines. Lastly, the greenery in this area is prominent as most streets have fairly good tree coverage. There are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to visit and they are very well-distributed, which results in them being very easy to get to from most locations within this part of the city.
No matter the mode of transportation, it is straightforward to move around in Kennedy Park. Walking is reasonably practical for residents in this neighbourhood; meeting daily needs is convenient on foot. In contrast, cycling is difficult in this part of Toronto since the bicycling network is rather limited, and there are a good number of hills for cyclists to brave. Home buyers can rely on public transit to travel in this area by reason of Kennedy Station on the Scarborough Line and Bloor - Danforth Line, and around 10 nearby bus lines. Driving is also a reasonably good transportation option in Kennedy Park. It is easy to find a parking spot.
In Kennedy Park, roughly 45% of buildings are large apartment buildings, while small apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes are the main alternatives in the housing stock. This neighbourhood has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The split between renters and homeowners is about even. The buildings in this part of the city are quite old, since around 40% of its dwellings were constructed pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.
Home buyers in this area will value that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. Moreover, this neighbourhood is a fairly good place in which to go out to eat or go to a cafe. It is also easy to access a selection of clothing stores on foot. With regards to education, in Kennedy Park, parents and their children will generally be able to access schools and daycares by walking. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.