Mount Pleasant West real estate guide & listings for sale
Mount Pleasant West is a great part of Toronto for those who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. Finding things to do is easy in this neighbourhood. Even though there are few nearby entertainment venues, the streets are usually busy with people, and with its approximately 10 nightlife venues, there are options for nighttime activities. There is a good amount of greenery in this part of Toronto as numerous tree-lined streets are present. Public green spaces, such as Kay Gardner Beltline Park, are very well-spread out and there are a few of them close by for residents to visit, making them very easy to get to.
This part of the city is a great area when it comes to getting around without driving. Mount Pleasant West is an extraordinarily pleasant part of Toronto for moving around by public transit. Property owners benefit from around 10 bus lines, and bus stops are usually nearby. Walking is also especially feasible for home buyers in this area; all daily needs can be met on foot, and plenty of businesses are reasonably nearby. Bicycling is easy in Mount Pleasant West as the cycling network is quite comprehensive.
About three quarters of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters and one quarter are occupied by owners. The large percentage of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this area is an important part of its character. Around 40% of properties in this part of the city were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1990s. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes.
Families will value that no matter where their property is located in Mount Pleasant West, schools and daycares are nearby. Residents are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. With regards to food, it is very convenient to reach both a general and a specialty grocery store by walking from any location in this area. Moreover, those who are fond of eating out won't have to walk far in Mount Pleasant West, where over 100 restaurants and about 10 cafes are available. A very good variety of clothing stores can also be found within a short walking distance.