South Parkdale real estate guide & listings for sale
South Parkdale offers a variety of experiences for home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces. Finding things to do in this area is very easy. Despite the fact that few entertainment venues can be found nearby, the streets are very often busy with people, and with its approximately 10 bars, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink as they are generally located around the corner. This neighbourhood also features a good amount of greenery as the tree canopy coverage for most streets is good. There are around 20 public green spaces close by for residents to relax in, such as Marilyn Bell Park and Sir Casimir Gzowski Park, resulting in them being very easy to reach from numerous locations in the neighbourhood.
Regardless of the medium of transportation, it is very easy to get around in this part of the city. The public transit service in South Parkdale is very good. More specifically, homeowners benefit from around 10 bus lines, and the closest bus stop is usually very close. Walking is also reasonably practical for residents in South Parkdale; meeting daily needs is very easy, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Riding a bike is reasonably adopted in South Parkdale as the cycling network is fairly good.
In South Parkdale, roughly two thirds of buildings are large apartment buildings, while small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This part of Toronto is especially good for those looking for one bedroom homes. About 85% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters and 15% are occupied by owners. About 45% of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s.
Families will appreciate that no matter where their property is located in this part of Toronto, daycares and schools are close by. Parents are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. With regards to food, it is very easy to reach both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from most properties for sale in this area. Likewise, those who like to dine out won't have to walk far in South Parkdale, where over 50 restaurants and around 10 coffee shops are available. House buyers benefit from numerous clothing stores within walking distance.