Maple Leaf real estate guide & listings for sale
Maple Leaf is a good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm ambience. This part of Toronto is reasonably quiet overall, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder sections, especially near Highway 401. Lastly, greenery is quite present in this area as the tree canopy coverage for most streets is fairly good. It is easy to get to parks from most locations within the neighbourhood, since getting to the closest one is easy from most properties for sale and there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to explore.
This area offers property owners several alternative means of transportation. The public transit network in Maple Leaf is very good. In particular, the neighbourhood is served by a few bus lines, and it is straightforward to find a nearby bus stop from most houses. It is also easy for pedestrians to get around in Maple Leaf; running daily errands is convenient. The bicycle is a fairly poor means of transportation in Maple Leaf because there are few bike lanes, and bike riders encounter a significant amount of elevation changes.
The buildings in this neighbourhood are quite old, since about 40% of its buildings were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960. In this part of Toronto, roughly 45% of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. Homeowners occupy about 55% of the properties in Maple Leaf and the rest are rented. This neighbourhood has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
A grocery store is usually accessible within a rather short walk from most properties for sale in Maple Leaf. Furthermore, this neighbourhood is a fairly good place in which to eat out. Regarding education, it is a rather short walk to reach daycares and schools from most homes for sale in Maple Leaf.