North St. James Town real estate guide & listings for sale
North St. James Town is a great area for home buyers who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. This part of Toronto has a very large number of areas for those looking for a dynamic vibe. The streets are usually busy with people, there is a vast selection of entertainment venues, and with the nightlife venues in nearby neighbourhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink as they are generally located around the corner. Greenery is reasonably prominent in this part of Toronto; there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to explore, making it very easy to access them. Furthermore, residents will find that the tree canopy coverage for most streets is fairly good.
North St. James Town is a great neighbourhood for environmentally friendly transportation options. Getting around by public transit is especially convenient in this part of Toronto as a consequence of Sherbourne Station with access to the Bloor - Danforth Line, and a few nearby bus lines. Walking is also very feasible for house buyers in this neighbourhood; all daily errands can be run on foot, and a variety of businesses are especially nearby. Cycling is very common in this neighbourhood because a bike share station is generally located nearby, and this area has a very good cycling infrastructure.
Roughly 90% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters and the remainder are occupied by owners. The large percentage of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this neighbourhood is an important part of its character. This part of Toronto experienced its main construction boom in the 1960s and 1970s, so most of the available properties are from this time period. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in this neighbourhood. Furthermore, owing to 20-odd restaurants and cafes in this part of the city, there is almost always a place to get a meal or beverage just around the corner, for instance on Howard Street. An excellent selection of clothing stores can also be found within a very short walking distance. When it comes to education, schools and daycares are especially easy to get to on foot from most properties for sale in this part of the city.