Newtonbrook West real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Newtonbrook West is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. The noise levels in this area are quite low, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Lastly, this part of Toronto also features a fair amount of greenery; there are about 10 parks close by for residents to relax in, including North York Hydro Green Space, resulting in them being very easy to reach from most locations within Newtonbrook West. In addition, residents will find that there are many tree-lined streets.
Newtonbrook West will attract property owners that use a variety of modes of transportation. The very good public transit access allows people to get to many destinations without needing a vehicle. In particular, there are about 30 bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and most houses are very close to a bus stop. Newtonbrook West will also draw physically active house buyers because it is quite suitable for those who travel by foot; many daily errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle. Moving around by bicycle is easy in this neighbourhood as there are a fair number of bike lanes, and it is an even ride to most destinations.
Around 40% of homes in Newtonbrook West were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 2000s. About half of dwellings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in this neighbourhood, but single detached homes and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. The population residing in this part of the city is evenly split between owners and renters. This area has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is typically possible for house buyers in Newtonbrook West to do groceries on foot. In addition, a restaurant is usually just around the corner, and a small number of cafes is available as well. It is also a reasonably short walk to a good variety of clothing stores. In terms of education, schools and daycares are easy to access on foot from most houses for sale in this neighbourhood. In addition to public schools, there are private primary and high schools.