Long Branch real estate guide & listings for sale
Long Branch offers a calm environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. Greenery is reasonably present in this part of the city; getting to public green spaces, including Marie Curtis Park, is very easy from most locations within the neighbourhood since there are around 10 of them nearby for residents to visit. Moreover, residents will find that the tree canopy coverage for many streets is good. This part of Toronto is also reasonably quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several noisier areas, especially around one of the railway lines.
Long Branch provides homeowners with several alternative means of transportation. Thanks to Long Branch Station with access to the Lakeshore West Line, and a few nearby bus lines, this neighbourhood is quite transit friendly. This part of the city is also well-suited for those who travel by foot, although running common errands is at times difficult by walking. Cycling is easy in Long Branch as there are a good number of bike lanes.
The majority of the housing stock of Long Branch consists of single detached homes and small apartment buildings, and the remaining dwellings are mainly large apartment buildings. This part of Toronto also has a good selection of housing sizes - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The population residing in this neighbourhood is evenly split between owners and renters. The buildings in this neighbourhood are quite old, because around 45% of its dwellings were built pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 2000s.
In Long Branch, parents and their children will typically be able to get to primary schools on foot. In contrast, Long Branch does not contain any high schools. As far as food is concerned, it is very easy to get to the nearest grocery store on foot from any home in this neighbourhood. Furthermore, those who are fond of eating in restaurants or cafes will have a fair number of opportunities in Long Branch. Property owners benefit from a good number of clothing stores within walking distance.