Roncesvalles Real Estate & Houses for Sale

Roncesvalles has a character that appeals to a fairly diverse group of people. There are numerous things to do in this part of Toronto to enjoy. Even though a narrow selection of entertainment venues can be found nearby, there are usually a very large number of people around, and places to go out at night are well-distributed throughout the neighbourhood. Dundas Street in particular offers a wide selection of bars. The noise levels in Roncesvalles are low, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour, however some areas can be quite noisy, especially around one of the railway lines. Greenery is quite prominent in this neighbourhood as the tree canopy coverage for the majority of streets is good. There are a few parks nearby for residents to enjoy, which results in them being very easy to get to from most locations in this part of Toronto.


This part of the city allows house buyers to move around using a diversity of modes of transportation. The public transit network in Roncesvalles is great due to a few nearby bus lines. This part of the city will also appeal to active people since it is especially convenient for walking; running common errands is very convenient, and plenty of businesses are quite close by. A fair number of people in the area use their bicycle as the cycling network is quite extensive.


In Roncesvalles, about 45% of dwellings are small apartment buildings, while large apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood offers mainly three bedroom and one bedroom homes. The population residing in this area is evenly split between owners and renters. Most homes in this part of the city were built before the 1960s, during its biggest building boom.


Both general and specialty grocery stores are usually accessible within a very short walk from most properties for sale in Roncesvalles. Likewise, with 100-odd restaurants and cafes in Roncesvalles, there is typically a spot to get a meal or beverage just around the corner. Property owners can find a large number of nearby clothing stores, for instance along Queen Street. As far as education is concerned, schools and daycares are straightforward to get to on foot from any location in Roncesvalles. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.

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