Victoria Village real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Victoria Village is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. This neighbourhood is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although that is not the case around Don Valley Parkway or one of the railway lines. Lastly, this part of Toronto also features a good amount of greenery as there are many tree-lined streets. There are about 10 parks close by for residents to visit, including Bermondsey Yard and Charles Sauriol Conservation Area, and they are very well-distributed, making it very easy to reach them.
This part of Toronto will please homeowners that value a variety of modes of transportation. With a few nearby bus lines, the public transit system in this area is practical. This area is also well-suited for those who travel by foot; many daily needs are convenient to meet without having to resort to a car. Victoria Village is not very conducive to biking as cyclists encounter a considerable amount of elevation changes, and there are few bike lanes.
Large apartment buildings are the most common housing type, representing about 45% of dwellings in Victoria Village, while small apartment buildings and single detached homes are the main alternatives in the housing stock. Around 45% of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 2000s. This area also has a good choice of housing size options; homes range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters whereas the remainder are occupied by owners.
It is a reasonably short walk to reach primary schools and daycares from most homes for sale in this area. However, families may consider it difficult for their children to reach high schools as a pedestrian. At the primary level, there are both public and private schools. With regards to eating, it is usually possible for property owners in Victoria Village to do grocery shopping on foot. Likewise, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. It is also a reasonably short distance to a decent variety of clothing stores.