University real estate guide & listings for sale
University is a great part of Toronto for home buyers who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. This neighbourhood has a very large number of areas to check out. There are a lot of nearby entertainment venues, the streets are very often busy with people, and places to go out at night are well-distributed throughout the area. Greenery is present in this part of the city as the majority of streets have fairly good tree coverage. Reaching public green spaces is very easy in the neighbourhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to discover.
University is a great part of Toronto for eco-friendly transportation options. With 2 rapid transit stations (Museum Station and Queen's Park Station) on the Yonge - University Line, and approximately 10 nearby bus lines, this area is home to an excellent public transit system. It is also especially convenient for pedestrians to navigate University; most daily needs can be carried out on foot, and innumerable businesses of different types can be found as well. Cycling is embraced in this area because University features a fairly good bicycling infrastructure, and a bike share station can usually be found close by.
Over half of the housing stock of University is composed of large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings, and the remaining properties are mainly townhouses. This neighbourhood has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly two thirds of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home whereas owners make up the remainder. This part of the city experienced its biggest building boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this time period.
In University, parents and their children will usually be able to reach schools and daycares on foot. Residents can choose between public and private primary schools. In terms of food, it is especially easy to reach both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from most homes for sale in this area. Moreover, those who like to eat out won't have to go far in University, where over 150 restaurants and approximately 40 coffee shops can be found. Property owners can find a very large number of clothing stores within walking distance.