Mimico real estate guide & listings for sale
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Mimico, despite its sometimes busy atmosphere. To be more precise, reaching public green spaces in the neighbourhood, including Humber Bay Shores Park and Humber Bay Park, is very easy, since there are approximately 20 of them nearby for residents to unwind in and most homes have a park very close by. Lastly, as there are few pedestrians, this neighbourhood remains relatively quiet; however there can be more noise for those who are closer to one of the railway lines or F G Gardiner Expressway.
Mimico provides homeowners with the choice between a variety of methods of transportation. Travelling by public transit is easy in this neighbourhood. Homeowners profit from the Mimico Station on the Lakeshore West Line. There are approximately 10 bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and most residences are very close to a bus stop. Mimico is also convenient for walking; many common errands can be run on foot. Cycling is challenging in this part of the city because riding a bike is rendered arduous by the often sloping topography, and the bicycling infrastructure is not very comprehensive.
About 60% of dwellings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Mimico, while small apartment buildings and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. This part of Toronto is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes. The split between renters and homeowners is about even. Roughly 40% of properties in this neighbourhood were built following the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1960s.
Parents and their children will appreciate the proximity to primary schools and daycares, which are within walking distance from most homes for sale in Mimico. However, Mimico does not have any high schools. Besides public schools, this area offers private elementary schools. In terms of food, it is very easy to reach the closest supermarket by walking in Mimico. Likewise, a restaurant is usually just around the corner, and a small selection of cafes is available as well.