Thorncliffe Park real estate guide & listings for sale
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Thorncliffe Park. To be more precise, there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to check out, such as E.T. Seton Park and Lower Don Parklands, and they are very well-situated, which makes them very easy to access. Finally, due to the presence of few pedestrians, this area is relatively quiet; however those who are closer to one of the railway lines may experience higher levels of noise.
This neighbourhood will attract property owners that appreciate various means of transportation. A majority of the houses for sale in this neighbourhood are located in places that are convenient for walking; many day-to-day needs can be carried out on foot. However, Thorncliffe Park is not very bicycling-friendly because bicycling is rendered strenuous by the often steep topography, and the cycling network is not very extensive. With approximately 10 nearby bus lines, Thorncliffe Park benefits from a very good public transit infrastructure. Driving is also an excellent medium of transportation in this part of the city. It is a rather short car ride to the closest highway from any home in this area, and it is convenient to park.
Renters occupy about 90% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood and the remainder are occupied by owners. The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this area is an important part of its character. A majority of the housing growth in this neighbourhood took place in the 1960s and 1970s. This part of the city is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes.
It is usually practical for house buyers in Thorncliffe Park to buy general and specialty groceries on foot. Moreover, there are a good number of opportunities for those who appreciate nearby restaurants and cafes. A good variety of clothing stores is also located within a reasonably short walking distance. In terms of education, parents and their children will welcome that no matter where their house is situated in this neighbourhood, schools and daycares are nearby.