Stonegate-Queensway real estate guide & listings for sale
Stonegate-Queensway is a reasonably good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere. This neighbourhood is quiet overall, as the streets tend to be calm - however some parts can be quite loud, especially around the railway line or F G Gardiner Expressway. Lastly, the greenery in this part of the city is reasonably prominent as the tree canopy coverage for most streets is good. There are around 30 green spaces close by for residents to visit, such as Humber Marshes and Jeff Healey Park, which makes it very easy to get to them.
No matter the medium of transportation, it is convenient to travel in this neighbourhood. Travelling by public transit is straightforward in Stonegate-Queensway. More specifically, there are approximately 10 bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. This part of Toronto will also appeal to physically active people because it is well-suited for those who travel by foot; most daily needs are easy to carry out by walking. Commuting by bicycle is sometimes difficult in Stonegate-Queensway because the cycling infrastructure is not particularly well-developed, and there are quite a few hills.
Around two thirds of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and the remainder are renters. Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing most dwellings in this area, but large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood experienced its largest construction boom before the 1960s, so most of the available housing is from this time period. This area has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
In this part of the city, parents and their schoolchildren will generally be able to access daycares and schools on foot. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. Regarding eating, the nearest supermarket in this part of Toronto is generally only a short walk away. In addition, those who like to eat in restaurants will have a good number of opportunities, and a limited selection of cafes is available as well.