North Riverdale real estate guide & listings for sale
North Riverdale is a great part of the city for home buyers who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. Finding things to do in this neighbourhood is very easy. There are numerous nearby entertainment venues, the streets are very often busy with people, and with its a few bars, there are options for nighttime activities. Main streets, including Danforth Avenue, are very good for those who enjoy going out. The greenery in this neighbourhood is reasonably prominent as a lot of streets have good tree coverage. Green spaces, such as Riverdale Park and Withrow Park, are especially well-situated and there are a few of them close by for residents to visit, making it very easy to get to them.
No matter the means of transportation, it is very convenient to travel in this area. North Riverdale has a great public transit infrastructure. There are a few bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. North Riverdale is also an extremely pleasant part of Toronto for pedestrians; running daily errands is very easy by walking, and plenty of businesses are very nearby. Riding a bike is embraced in this part of the city since the bicycling infrastructure is comprehensive.
In North Riverdale, about one third of buildings are townhouses, and the remaining dwellings are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and single detached homes. This neighbourhood also has a good choice of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 55% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 45% are rented. This area experienced its main construction boom before the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this time period.
Both general and specialty grocery stores are typically accessible within a very short walk from most houses for sale in North Riverdale. Gerrard Street is among the best streets for groceries. In addition, those who like to eat out won't have to go far in this area, where over 50 restaurants and around 20 cafes are available, for instance along Broadview Avenue. Property owners have access to a very large number of nearby clothing stores. As far as education is concerned, it is a short walk to get to daycares and schools from any location in North Riverdale. At the primary level, there are both public and private schools.