Little Portugal real estate guide & listings for sale
Those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces will feel at home in Little Portugal. Finding things to do is very easy in this area. There are numerous nearby entertainment venues, there are often crowds of people around, and with its approximately 10 bars, there are options for nighttime activities. Queen Street is among the most active streets in this part of the city. Greenery is not especially prominent in this part of Toronto; more specifically, residents will find that the tree canopy coverage for most streets is sub-par. Nonetheless, green spaces are very easy to reach since there are a few of them close by for residents to relax in.
This neighbourhood is an excellent part of the city with regards to travelling without a car. It is especially convenient for pedestrians to get around in this neighbourhood; carrying out day-to-day needs is very easy on foot, and there are also countless businesses nearby. Countless people in the area use their bike since the bicycling network is very well-developed. The public transit system in this neighbourhood is very convenient as a result of a few nearby bus lines. However, travelling by car is sometimes challenging in Little Portugal. That being said, nearby highways are quite easy to reach from any location in Little Portugal.
In Little Portugal, about 40% of buildings are large apartment buildings, but small apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Roughly 45% of homes in this neighbourhood were constructed before the 1960s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s. This area also has a good selection of housing sizes; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 55% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and 45% are owners.
It is especially convenient to reach both a general and a specialty grocery store by walking from most houses for sale in this part of Toronto. Furthermore, those who appreciate dining out won't have to go far in Little Portugal, where over 50 restaurants and around 20 cafes are available. It is also a very short distance to a great selection of clothing stores. With regards to education, it is a short walk to access daycares and schools from anywhere in this part of Toronto.