Mount Pleasant East real estate guide & listings for sale
Mount Pleasant East offers a slower-paced atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of Toronto features a lot of greenery as numerous tree-lined streets are present. Public green spaces, including Kay Gardner Beltline Park and Sherwood Park, are very well-spread out and there are a few of them close by for residents to explore, making them very easy to get to from a lot of locations within the neighbourhood. This area is reasonably quiet overall, as there are low levels of noise from traffic.
This neighbourhood offers homeowners the choice between different means of transportation. Mount Pleasant East is very transit friendly due to around 10 nearby bus lines. This area is also very well-suited for those who travel by foot; all day-to-day errands can be run without needing to resort to a car, and various businesses are close by. This neighbourhood is suited for bicycling as there are a fair number of bike lanes.
Around one third of dwellings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Mount Pleasant East, while small apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses are the main alternatives in the housing stock. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of one bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy roughly 55% of the properties in Mount Pleasant East and 45% are rented. This part of Toronto experienced its main building boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available housing is from this time period.
It is very often practical for property owners in this neighbourhood to buy general and specialty groceries on foot. Moreover, those who like to dine out won't have to walk far in this area, where over 50 restaurants and approximately 10 cafes can be found. It is also easy to get to a selection of clothing stores on foot, for example along Yonge Street. With regards to education, daycares and schools are straightforward to get to on foot from most homes for sale in Mount Pleasant East. Parents have the option of public and private schools at both the primary and secondary school level.