The Beaches real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of The Beaches is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. This neighbourhood is quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Finally, there is a fair amount of greenery in this area as there are many tree-lined streets. The majority of locations within the neighbourhood have reasonably good access to green spaces, including Woodbine Park and Main Sewage Treatment Playground, since there are approximately 10 of them nearby for residents to relax in.
The Beaches will draw home buyers that value a diversity of methods of transportation. The Beaches is an extremely convenient part of Toronto for pedestrians; many daily needs can be met by walking, and a variety of businesses are nearby. Biking is also convenient in this area since the cycling infrastructure is comprehensive. The Beaches features a very good public transit system. House owners benefit from about 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most properties. Driving is also a good mode of transportation in this area since it is commonly easy to park.
Around 60% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 40% are rented. In this area, about 40% of dwellings are small apartment buildings, but single detached homes and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. A majority of the housing growth in this neighbourhood happened before the 1960s. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in The Beaches. Moreover, there are a good number of choices for those who value nearby restaurants and cafes. It is also a reasonably short distance to a good variety of clothing stores. As far as education is concerned, schools and daycares are convenient to reach on foot from most homes for sale in The Beaches. Families are served by public and private elementary schools.