Scarborough Village real estate guide & listings for sale
Scarborough Village offers a slower-paced atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. The greenery in this part of the city is prominent as numerous tree-lined streets are present. It is very easy to reach green spaces in the neighbourhood since there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to explore. This part of the city is also good for those who enjoy quiet surroundings, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially around the railway line.
This part of the city will draw house buyers that appreciate a diversity of means of transportation. It is easy for pedestrians to move around in this part of the city; running daily errands is convenient by walking. In contrast, Scarborough Village is not particularly suited for bicycling as there are a limited number of bike lanes, and there is a significant amount of hills. This area is reasonably transit friendly thanks to a few nearby bus lines. The car is often the best way to move around in Scarborough Village. It is easy to park.
In Scarborough Village, around two thirds of dwellings are large apartment buildings, while single detached homes are the main alternative in the housing stock. This part of Toronto also has a good selection of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The population residing in this area is evenly split between renters and owners. Roughly 45% of homes in this part of the city were built between 1960 and 1980, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
It is convenient to access the nearest supermarket by walking from most homes for sale in Scarborough Village. Additionally, this neighbourhood is a good place in which to eat out, for instance on Kingston Road, and a small variety of cafes is available as well. It is also convenient to access a number of clothing stores on foot. With regards to education, in Scarborough Village, parents and their children will usually be able to access daycares and primary schools on foot. On the other hand, this part of Toronto does not have any high schools.