Mount Olive-Silverstone-Jamestown real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced environment will enjoy Mount Olive-Silverstone-Jamestown. There is a fair amount of greenery in this neighbourhood as many streets have reasonably good tree coverage. It is very easy to reach parks from many locations in the neighbourhood since there are about 10 of them close by for residents to explore. This part of Toronto is also quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although that is not the case closer to the railway line.
This area offers homeowners several alternative modes of transportation. Owing to approximately 10 nearby bus lines, the public transit service in this part of Toronto is good. This area is also quite conducive to walking; many day-to-day needs can be met on foot. This neighbourhood is not particularly conducive to biking since there are a good number of slopes. Nevertheless, there are a good number of bike lanes.
In Mount Olive-Silverstone-Jamestown, around 60% of buildings are large apartment buildings, and the rest of the properties are mainly single detached homes and townhouses. This neighbourhood offers mainly three bedroom and two bedroom homes. The split between homeowners and renters is about even. Roughly 45% of homes in this neighbourhood were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
It is usually practical for home buyers in this area to purchase groceries on foot. Moreover, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and there are also a few cafes in Mount Olive-Silverstone-Jamestown. Residents have access to a fair number of clothing stores within walking distance. Regarding education, parents and their schoolchildren will value that wherever their home is located in this neighbourhood, schools and daycares are nearby.