The Junction real estate guide & listings for sale
Junction Area offers a broad selection of green spaces to enjoy, despite its sometimes busy feel. More specifically, parks, including Ontario Hydro Lands, are very well-distributed and there are approximately 10 of them nearby for residents to discover, making it very easy to get to them from a lot of locations in this part of Toronto. Furthermore, residents will find that the tree canopy coverage for the majority of streets is reasonably good. Finally, many sections of Junction Area is quite quiet, however noise can be an issue near one of the railway lines.
No matter the mode of transportation, it is very simple to travel in this neighbourhood. It is very convenient for people travelling on foot to navigate Junction Area; many daily needs can be carried out by walking, and a good number of businesses of different types can be found as well. This neighbourhood is also quite appropriate for bicycling because the bicycling infrastructure is fairly good. Owing to a few nearby bus lines, Junction Area features an excellent public transit infrastructure. Driving is also a fairly good means of transportation in this part of the city. It is easy to access a place to park.
In Junction Area, about 40% of dwellings are small apartment buildings, while large apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This part of Toronto has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and the remainder are renters. A majority of the houses available in the housing market in this part of the city were built prior to the 1960s, when a large proportion of the housing growth happened.
It is a rather short walk to access daycares and schools from anywhere in this part of the city. As far as food is concerned, it is usually possible for house buyers in Junction Area to purchase general and specialty groceries on foot. Moreover, there are over 100 restaurants and around 20 cafes to experience in this part of Toronto. A reasonable variety of clothing stores is also available within a rather short walking distance, for example on Dundas Street.