Steeles real estate guide & listings for sale
Steeles offers a relaxed environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. There is a good amount of greenery in this part of the city as many tree-lined streets are prominent. Most locations in the neighbourhood have reasonably good access to public green spaces, such as L'Amoreaux Hydro and L'Amoreaux North Park, since there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to check out and reaching a park is easy from most properties for sale. This area is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.
No matter the medium of transportation, it is simple to travel in Steeles. With approximately 10 nearby bus lines, the fairly good public transit infrastructure allows people to get to many destinations without needing a car. Physically active house buyers will also value the quite pedestrian-friendly nature of this area; many daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. It is convenient to move around by bike in Steeles because the cycling infrastructure is good.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing about half of buildings in Steeles, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings. Roughly 45% of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed in the 1980s, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1990s. This part of Toronto offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. About 85% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 15% are rented.
House buyers in Steeles will value that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. In addition, Steeles is a fairly good place in which to eat out, and a limited selection of cafes can be found as well. It is also easy to get to a selection of clothing stores on foot. With respect to education, families will value that wherever their home is located in Steeles, both primary and secondary schools are close by. Apart from public schools, there are private primary and high schools. However, it can be difficult to get to daycares as a pedestrian.