Roncesvalles real estate guide & listings for sale
Roncesvalles is a great neighbourhood for those who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. Finding things to do in this part of the city is very easy. Despite the fact that a narrow selection of entertainment venues can be found nearby, there are very often a very large number of people around, and with its a few bars, there are options for nighttime activities. This part of the city also features a good amount of greenery; access to parks is very easy in the neighbourhood, since getting to the closest one from many properties for sale is very easy and there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to check out. Furthermore, residents will find that the tree canopy coverage for a lot of streets is good.
Roncesvalles affords homeowners several alternative means of transportation. Thanks to a few nearby bus lines, commuting by public transit is very easy in this neighbourhood. This neighbourhood is also an extremely pleasant part of Toronto for pedestrians; all common errands can be run on foot, and numerous businesses are quite nearby. Active people will enjoy the very bike-friendly character of Roncesvalles. More precisely, the bicycling network is good.
Most homes in Roncesvalles were built prior to the 1960s, during its largest construction boom. In this part of Toronto, about 40% of dwellings are small apartment buildings, and the remaining properties are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. Renters occupy about 55% of the dwellings in Roncesvalles and 45% are occupied by owners. This area has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
House buyers in Roncesvalles will welcome that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Additionally, owing to 50-odd restaurants and cafes in Roncesvalles, there is typically a spot to get a meal or beverage just around the corner, for instance on Queen Street. It is also a short walk to a very good choice of clothing stores. When it comes to education, in Roncesvalles, families will typically be able to access daycares and schools on foot.