Rockcliffe-Smythe real estate guide & listings for sale
Rockcliffe-Smythe is a fairly good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm atmosphere. This area is quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - however noise can be problematic close to one of the railway lines. Finally, greenery is quite present in this neighbourhood as many tree-lined streets are prominent. There are about 20 parks close by for residents to visit, such as Black Creek Site West and Rockcliffe Yard, which results in them being very easy to get to from a large number of locations within the neighbourhood.
Regardless of the mode of transportation, it is easy to get around in this part of the city. Walking is practical for residents in this neighbourhood; many daily needs can be met on foot. This neighbourhood is also reasonably cycling-friendly as Rockcliffe-Smythe features a reasonably good bicycling infrastructure. The public transit network in this area is very practical due to about 10 nearby bus lines. Getting around by car is also easy in Rockcliffe-Smythe. It is convenient to park.
Around 55% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 45% are rented. Over half of the housing stock of this neighbourhood consists of single detached homes and large apartment buildings, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. Around 45% of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s. This part of Toronto has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away in Rockcliffe-Smythe. Likewise, Rockcliffe-Smythe is a good place in which to eat out, and a small variety of cafes can be found as well. Property owners have access to a fair number of nearby clothing stores. With respect to education, schools and daycares are convenient to walk to from any location in this area. Residents can choose between public and private primary schools.