Playter Estates-Danforth real estate guide & listings for sale
Playter Estates-Danforth has a character that appeals to a fairly diverse group of people. The noise levels in Playter Estates-Danforth are reasonably low, as the streets are usually quite calm, although there are still several noisier sections, especially near Don Valley Parkway or the railway line. This area also features a fair amount of greenery as there are numerous tree-lined streets. Accessing green spaces from the majority of locations within the neighbourhood, including Lower Don Parklands and Todmorden Mills Park, is very easy since there are a few of them close by for residents to enjoy. Finally, there are numerous things to do in this neighbourhood for those looking for a dynamic vibe. Even though a narrow selection of entertainment venues can be found nearby, there are often a large number of people around, and with the bars in nearby neighbourhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink because they are generally located very close by. Main streets, like Danforth Avenue, are wonderful for those who enjoy going out.
No matter the medium of transportation, it is very convenient to travel in Playter Estates-Danforth. This area is especially conducive to those who travel by foot; most daily needs are very convenient to meet by walking, and a good number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Active property owners will also appreciate the bicycling-friendly nature of this neighbourhood. For instance, there are a good number of bike lanes. Thanks to 2 rapid transit stations (Broadview Station and Chester Station) on the Bloor - Danforth Line, and about 10 nearby bus lines, the public transit system in this neighbourhood is especially accessible. Playter Estates-Danforth is also car friendly. It is a short drive to the closest highway from anywhere in Playter Estates-Danforth.
Around one third of buildings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Playter Estates-Danforth, and the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses. This neighbourhood also has a good choice of unit sizes - homes range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The proportions of homeowners and renters are about even. Most housing in this neighbourhood was built before the 1960s, during its largest building boom.
Schools and daycares are straightforward to reach on foot from anywhere in this area. Residents are served by public and private elementary schools. When it comes to food, it is very easy to get to both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from most homes for sale in Playter Estates-Danforth. Moreover, there are around 20 restaurants and a few coffee shops to enjoy in Playter Estates-Danforth. It is also straightforward to access a variety of clothing stores on foot.