South Parkdale real estate guide & listings for sale
Those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors will feel at home in South Parkdale. Finding things to do is easy in this part of the city. Despite the fact that few entertainment venues can be found nearby, the streets are very often busy with people, and finding one of the approximately 10 bars is very easy as they are generally situated in very convenient locations. Roncesvalles Avenue in particular offers a wide variety of nightlife. There is a fair amount of greenery in this area as many tree-lined streets are prominent. Accessing green spaces, like Marilyn Bell Park and Budapest Park, is very easy from most locations in the neighbourhood, since there are about 20 of them close by for residents to visit, such as Lakeshore Boulevard Parklands and Sir Casimir Gzowski Park.
South Parkdale will attract homeowners that value a diversity of means of transportation. Owing to around 10 nearby bus lines, the very good public transit access allows people to get to many destinations without needing a vehicle. Walking is also practical for house buyers in South Parkdale; running day-to-day errands is easy, and various businesses are quite nearby. Riding a bike is popular in this area as this part of Toronto features a good bicycling infrastructure.
About 45% of homes in South Parkdale were built pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 2000s. In this part of the city, around two thirds of dwellings are large apartment buildings, and the rest of the dwellings are mainly small apartment buildings. Renters occupy roughly 85% of the properties in South Parkdale and owners occupy the remainder. This neighbourhood is especially good for those looking for one bedroom homes.
It is a rather short walk to get to daycares and schools from any location in South Parkdale. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. With respect to food, it is usually practical for home buyers in South Parkdale to buy general and specialty groceries on foot. Queen Street is among the best streets for groceries. Likewise, owing to 100-odd restaurants and cafes in this neighbourhood, there is usually a place to get a meal or beverage just around the corner, for instance on King Street. It is also convenient to access a number of clothing stores on foot.