University real estate guide & listings for sale
University offers a variety of experiences for those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces. There are a very large number of things to do in this neighbourhood to visit. There are very often many people around, there is an extensive selection of entertainment venues, and with its approximately 20 bars, there are options for nighttime activities. The greenery in this neighbourhood is reasonably prominent as there are many tree-lined streets. Parks are especially well-distributed and there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore, which makes it very easy to reach them from most locations in University.
This part of the city does not demand use of a car as several other methods of transportation are accessible. Owing to 2 rapid transit stations (Museum Station and Queen's Park Station) with access to the Yonge - University Line, and around 10 nearby bus lines, the public transit service in University is great. Walking is also very convenient for home buyers in University; all common errands can be run without the use of a car, and a variety of businesses are especially nearby. University will attract active people because it is very suitable for cycling. More specifically, a bike share station can generally be found in close proximity, and the bicycling network is reasonably well-developed.
University experienced its biggest construction boom before the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this era. In this part of Toronto, around 40% of buildings are small apartment buildings, while large apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. About two thirds of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home whereas owners make up the remainder. This area offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes.
It is very often practical for house buyers in this area to purchase general and specialty groceries by walking. Additionally, owing to 200-odd restaurants and cafes in this part of the city, there is almost always a spot to get a meal or a beverage just around the corner, for instance along Spadina Avenue. Residents can find countless nearby clothing stores. In terms of education, it is a short walk to reach schools and daycares from any location in University. At the primary level, both public and private schools can be found.