North St.James Town real estate guide & listings for sale
North St.James Town offers a variety of experiences for those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces. Finding things to do in this neighbourhood is very easy. There are very often a very large number of people around, there is a wide variety of entertainment venues, and with the bars in nearby neighbourhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink as they are generally located around the corner. This part of the city also features a fair amount of greenery as numerous tree-lined streets are around. It is very easy to reach green spaces from the majority of locations in the neighbourhood, since there are a few of them close by for residents to check out and most homes for sale have a park that is very easy to access.
North St.James Town is a great neighbourhood for environmentally friendly transportation options. The excellent public transit access allows people to get to many destinations without needing a car by reason of Sherbourne Station on the Bloor - Danforth Line, and a few nearby bus lines. A majority of the homes for sale in this part of Toronto are located in places that are also especially well-suited for those who travel by foot; all common errands can be run without having to use a vehicle, and plenty of businesses are very nearby. North St.James Town will draw active home buyers since it is especially suited for bicycling. More precisely, the cycling infrastructure is very good, and bike-share stations are never more than a short distance away.
Most homes in North St.James Town were built between 1960 and 1980, during its biggest construction boom. The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this part of the city is an important part of its character. Nearly 90% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters and 10% are occupied by owners. This neighbourhood offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes.
In North St.James Town, parents and their children will almost always be able to get to schools and daycares on foot. When it comes to food, both general and specialty grocery stores are typically accessible within a very short walk from most homes for sale in this neighbourhood. Likewise, with 20-odd restaurants and cafes in North St.James Town, there is almost always a spot to get some food or drink just around the corner. Property owners have access to countless nearby clothing stores.