Thorncliffe Park real estate guide & listings for sale
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Thorncliffe Park, as well as some areas with a vibrant ambience. More specifically, parks, such as Lower Don Parklands and E.T. Seton Park, are very well-spread out and there are a few of them close by for residents to explore, resulting in them being very easy to access from most locations in this part of the city. In addition, residents will find that the tree canopy coverage for the majority of streets is fairly good. Lastly, this neighbourhood remains relatively quiet, due to the presence of few pedestrians; however there can be more noise for those who are near one of the railway lines.
Thorncliffe Park offers property owners several alternative means of transportation. Thorncliffe Park is very transit friendly. In particular, the neighbourhood is connected by approximately 10 bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. It is also easy for people walking to navigate this part of Toronto; running daily errands is convenient. Thorncliffe Park is not very conducive to bicycling as there is a significant amount of elevation changes, and the cycling network is rather limited.
In Thorncliffe Park, the overwhelming majority of buildings are large apartment buildings, while small apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. This neighbourhood experienced its largest construction boom between 1960 and 1980, so most of the available homes are from this time period. This part of Toronto is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes. Around 90% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home whereas owners make up the remainder.
In Thorncliffe Park, families will typically be able to reach schools and daycares by walking. Concerning food, it is very often possible for house buyers in this part of Toronto to buy general and specialty groceries on foot. Furthermore, Thorncliffe Park is a good place in which to eat out or go to a cafe. It is also a reasonably short walk to a good selection of clothing stores.