Waterfront Communities-The Island real estate guide & listings for sale
Waterfront Communities-The Island is a great part of Toronto for home buyers who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. There are a large number of things to do in this part of the city for those looking for a dynamic vibe. There are often lots of people around, there is a vast selection of entertainment venues, and finding one of the over 50 bars is very easy as they are generally located very close by. The greenery in this area is not particularly prominent; to be more specific, residents will find that the majority of streets have below average tree coverage. Nonetheless, there are over 50 public green spaces close by for residents to enjoy, such as Hanlan's Point Park and Centre Island Park, making it very easy to get to them from most locations in Waterfront Communities-The Island.
Waterfront Communities-The Island allows homeowners to travel by several alternative modes of transportation. This area is very conducive to those who travel by foot; all common errands can be run on foot, and a variety of businesses are very close by. Travelling by bicycle is also straightforward in Waterfront Communities-The Island since a bike share station is generally located nearby, the terrain is mostly flat, and there are a fair number of bike lanes. Thanks to Union Station on the Yonge - University Line, and about 30 nearby bus lines, Waterfront Communities-The Island features a very good public transit system. Driving is also a reasonably good transportation option in this area. The majority of properties for sale are a rather short car ride from the closest highway, such as Dan Leckie Way.
The homes in this area are very modern, because most of its dwellings were constructed following the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were built 1990. The sizeable percentage of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this neighbourhood is an important part of its character. Renters occupy about 60% of the dwellings in Waterfront Communities-The Island and the rest are occupied by owners. This neighbourhood is notable for those looking for one bedroom homes.
Parents and their children will welcome that no matter where their house is situated in Waterfront Communities-The Island, schools and daycares are close by. Parents can choose between public and private elementary schools. Regarding food, home buyers in this neighbourhood will value that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. Furthermore, there are over 600 restaurants and over 100 coffee shops to experience in Waterfront Communities-The Island.