The Junction real estate guide & listings for sale
The Junction offers a great variety of green spaces to enjoy, despite its sometimes busy atmosphere. To be more precise, there are about 10 green spaces nearby for residents to check out, including Ontario Hydro Lands, and they are very well-distributed, which makes it very easy to reach them. Lastly, quiet areas can be found throughout many parts of The Junction, although there are still several louder sections, especially close to one of the railway lines.
This neighbourhood presents homeowners with the choice between a variety of modes of transportation. Owing to a few nearby bus lines, this area is home to an excellent public transit system. Active house buyers will also appreciate the very walk-friendly nature of The Junction; many day-to-day needs can be carried out without the use of a vehicle, and plenty of businesses are quite nearby. Moving around by bicycle is convenient in this area since there are a fair number of bike lanes.
About 40% of buildings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in The Junction, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses. Most housing in this part of Toronto was built pre-1960, during its most significant construction boom. This part of the city also has a good choice of housing sizes - it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 60% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 40% are rented.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in The Junction. In addition, owing to over 100 restaurants and about 20 cafes, this neighbourhood is a good place in which to eat out. It is also a reasonably short distance to a decent selection of clothing stores. Regarding education, parents and their kids will welcome that wherever their property is located in The Junction, daycares and schools are close by.