Regent Park real estate guide & listings for sale
Regent Park is a great neighbourhood for those who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. There are a very large number of things to do in this part of the city to visit. There is an extensive selection of entertainment venues, there are very often crowds of people around, and with the bars in nearby neighbourhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink as they are generally located very close by. Main streets, including Parliament Street, are excellent for those who enjoy going out. Greenery is present in this part of Toronto; there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to explore, which makes them very easy to get to. In addition, residents will find that a lot of streets have reasonably good tree coverage.
This neighbourhood is a great area when it comes to travelling without a car. Regent Park is an extremely convenient part of Toronto for pedestrians; most daily needs can be carried out without needing to use a vehicle, and there are also innumerable businesses in proximity. This part of the city will also attract physically active people as it is very suitable for bicycling. More precisely, there is usually a bike-share station in proximity, and the cycling infrastructure is very extensive. The great public transit access allows people to get to many destinations without needing a car. The neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is typically just around the corner. In contrast, moving around by car is occasionally challenging in Regent Park. That being said, it is a very short car ride to the closest highway from anywhere in this part of the city.
The buildings in this neighbourhood are relatively new, because about half of its dwellings were constructed following the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s. The sizeable percentage of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this neighbourhood is an important part of its character. Renters occupy roughly three quarters of the units in Regent Park and one quarter are occupied by owners. This part of the city offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes.
It is a short walk to get to daycares and schools from any location in this part of Toronto. With respect to food, both general and specialty grocery stores are typically accessible within a very short walk from most properties for sale in this area. Likewise, there are approximately 30 restaurants and a few cafes to benefit from in this part of the city. It is also a very short walk to an excellent choice of clothing stores, for instance along Parliament Street.