The Annex real estate guide & listings for sale
The Annex is a great area for those who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. Finding things to do is very easy in this neighbourhood. There is an extensive selection of entertainment venues, there are very often masses of people around, and places to go out at night are well-spread throughout the area. There is a fair amount of greenery in this area as there are many tree-lined streets. Access to parks from most locations in the neighbourhood, such as Ramsden Park, is very easy since there are approximately 10 of them nearby for residents to check out.
The Annex is an excellent neighbourhood when it comes to getting around without driving. The Annex is very transit friendly as a result of a multitude of nearby rapid transit stations on the Yonge - University Line and Bloor - Danforth Line, and approximately 10 nearby bus lines. Travelling on foot is also especially practical for residents in The Annex; all daily needs can be met without needing to resort to a car, and plenty of businesses are very nearby. A good number of residents in the area use their bike since the bicycling network is quite well-developed, and bike-share stations are never more than a few blocks away.
In The Annex, most buildings are large apartment buildings, and the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. Around 45% of homes in this neighbourhood were constructed before the 1960s, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 2000s. This part of Toronto offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes. About 60% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and the remainder are owners.
It is very often practical for house buyers in The Annex to buy general and specialty groceries on foot. Likewise, there are over 250 restaurants and over 50 cafes to enjoy in The Annex. Property owners can find countless nearby clothing stores. In terms of education, in this neighbourhood, families will usually be able to reach daycares and schools by walking. Residents are served by public and private schools at both the primary and high school level.