Mount Pleasant East real estate guide & listings for sale
Mount Pleasant East offers a calm atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. This neighbourhood is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Lastly, the greenery in this part of Toronto is very prominent; public green spaces, such as Sherwood Park and Kay Gardner Beltline Park, are very well-situated and there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit, which makes them very easy to reach from the majority of locations within the neighbourhood. Residents will also find that the tree canopy coverage for most streets is very good.
Mount Pleasant East will attract property owners that use a diversity of modes of transportation. Mount Pleasant East benefits from a very good public transit system owing to around 10 nearby bus lines. It is also very easy for pedestrians to move around in this area; most daily needs can be carried out on foot, and there are also a fair number of businesses in proximity. Mount Pleasant East is reasonably bike-friendly because the cycling network is comprehensive.
In Mount Pleasant East, about one third of dwellings are large apartment buildings, and the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses. This neighbourhood has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 55% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners while the rest are rented. The buildings in this area are quite old, since the majority of its dwellings were constructed pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 2000s.
It is a short walk to access schools and daycares from most properties for sale in this neighbourhood. Apart from public schools, there are private primary and secondary schools. Concerning eating, home buyers in Mount Pleasant East will welcome that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Likewise, those who like to dine out won't have to go far in this part of the city, where over 50 restaurants and approximately 10 cafes are available. It is also a rather short distance to a good variety of clothing stores.