Newtonbrook East real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Newtonbrook East is exemplified by its slower-paced atmosphere. This area features a good amount of greenery; it is very easy to access public green spaces from the majority of locations in the neighbourhood, since there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to discover and reaching the closest park is easy from the majority of properties. Moreover, residents will find that most streets have fairly good tree coverage. Most areas in this part of Toronto are quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic.
Newtonbrook East will attract homeowners that use a diversity of modes of transportation. With Finch Station with access to the Yonge - University Line, and around 40 nearby bus lines, this neighbourhood is very transit friendly. This area is also a fairly convenient part of Toronto for pedestrians; many daily errands can be run on foot. Bicycling is sometimes challenging in Newtonbrook East because cyclists are faced with a considerable amount of slopes. Nonetheless, Newtonbrook East features a good cycling infrastructure.
About 30% of homes in Newtonbrook East were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. In this neighbourhood, around 45% of dwellings are single detached homes, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings. Homeowners occupy about two thirds of the properties in Newtonbrook East and one third are occupied by renters. This neighbourhood also has a good choice of unit sizes - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Home buyers in Newtonbrook East will be pleased to learn that a grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. Furthermore, those who like to eat in restaurants will have a fair number of choices, and house buyers benefit from a few cafes as well. A decent variety of clothing stores can also be found within a rather short walking distance. Concerning education, daycares and schools are convenient to get to on foot from most homes for sale in Newtonbrook East. Residents have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level.