Rexdale-Kipling real estate guide & listings for sale
Rexdale-Kipling offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. The greenery in this area is reasonably prominent as there are many tree-lined streets. There are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to discover, including West Humber Parkland and Elms Park, and they are especially well-distributed, making it very easy to get to them. This neighbourhood is also quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic.
Rexdale-Kipling offers house buyers the choice between a diversity of means of transportation. The reasonably good public transit infrastructure allows people to get to many destinations without needing a vehicle due to a few nearby bus lines. It is also convenient for pedestrians to move around in Rexdale-Kipling, although common amenities such as hair salons or hardware stores can be an occasionally long walk away. It is at times difficult to get around by bicycle in this part of Toronto as the cycling network is somewhat poor, and travelling by bicycle is rendered arduous by the typically hilly area.
A majority of the housing growth in Rexdale-Kipling occurred prior to the 1960s. Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing about 45% of buildings in this part of the city, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes are the main alternatives in the housing stock. Homeowners occupy roughly 55% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood and 45% are rented. This area has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is generally an option for property owners in Rexdale-Kipling to shop for groceries on foot. Moreover, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and a small number of cafes is available as well. A decent variety of clothing stores can also be found within a rather short walking distance. Regarding education, in this area, parents and their children will usually be able to access schools and daycares by walking. Families are served by public and private elementary schools.