Minto real estate guide & listings for sale
Minto offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. It is easy to access parks in the neighbourhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to explore. This area is also fairly good for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several noisier sections, especially near one of the railway lines.
Regardless of the mode of transportation, it is simple to move around in Minto. Minto will appeal to active people as it is conducive to walking; most daily needs are convenient to carry out on foot. This area is quite transit friendly. In particular, homeowners have access to a few bus lines, and bus stops are generally nearby. Cars are also a very good means of transportation in Minto. Nearby highways are very easy to drive to from anywhere in Minto, and it is convenient to access a place to park.
Minto experienced its largest construction boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this era. The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of this neighbourhood is an important part of its character. Around 80% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 20% are rented. This area is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Families will appreciate that no matter where their house is located in Minto, both primary and secondary schools are close by. In contrast, it can be difficult to access daycares on foot. Concerning food, it is usually feasible for home buyers in this part of the city to purchase groceries by walking. In addition, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of opportunities, and residents are served by a few cafes as well. A reasonable selection of clothing stores can also be found within a rather short walking distance.