Runnymede-Bloor West Village real estate guide & listings for sale
Runnymede-Bloor West Village is a good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a relaxed ambience. Greenery is reasonably prominent in this part of Toronto; public green spaces are very well-distributed and there are a few of them close by for residents to check out, which makes it very easy to get to them. Residents will also find that the tree canopy coverage for numerous streets is good. Most areas in this neighbourhood are quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several noisier sections, especially close to the railway line.
Runnymede-Bloor West Village will attract property owners that value a diversity of modes of transportation. This area will appeal to active people because it is very conducive to walking; many daily errands can be run without the use of a car. Biking is also convenient in this area because the cycling infrastructure is reasonably well-developed. The very good public transit infrastructure makes transit a viable option for many people. For instance, commuters benefit from Jane Station on the Bloor - Danforth Line. The neighbourhood is connected by about 10 bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally very close. This part of the city is also car friendly. Parking is easy.
About 80% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 20% are occupied by renters. In this part of the city, many buildings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. Most of the housing growth in this area took place pre-1960. This neighbourhood has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
In Runnymede-Bloor West Village, families will usually be able to access daycares and schools by walking. Residents have the choice between public and private primary schools. Regarding food, both general and specialty grocery stores are ordinarily accessible within a short walk from most houses for sale in Runnymede-Bloor West Village. Likewise, there is usually a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. It is also easy to access a number of clothing stores on foot.