Waterfront Communities-The Island real estate guide & listings for sale
Waterfront Communities-The Island offers a variety of experiences for home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors. Finding bustling streets is very easy in this part of the city. There is a wide selection of entertainment venues, there are usually lots of people around, and finding one of the over 50 bars is very easy as they are generally situated in very convenient locations. There is not that much greenery in this area; more specifically, residents will find that there are few tree-lined streets. However, it is very easy to access green spaces in the neighbourhood, since most properties for sale have one nearby and there are over 50 parks nearby for residents to enjoy.
Regardless of the means of transportation, it is reasonably straightforward to move around in this area. This area is conducive to walking; most day-to-day errands can be run on foot, and a large number of businesses of different types can be found as well. This part of Toronto is also very amenable to biking since there is generally a bike-share station nearby, most of the area is relatively flat, and the cycling infrastructure is reasonably good. Thanks to Union Station on the Yonge - University Line, and approximately 30 nearby bus lines, the very good public transit infrastructure allows people to get to many destinations without needing a car. Moving around by car is also convenient in this part of the city. The majority of properties for sale are a rather short drive from the closest highway, such as Don Valley Parkway.
Waterfront Communities-The Island experienced its biggest construction boom after the year 2000, so most of the available homes are from this era. The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this area is an important part of its character. Roughly 60% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home while the rest are owners. This part of Toronto is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes.
In this neighbourhood, families will usually be able to access daycares and schools on foot. At the primary level, both public and private schools can be found. Regarding food, home buyers in this neighbourhood will be pleased to learn that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. Additionally, with over 600 restaurants and over 100 cafes, this part of the city is a very good area in which to go out to eat.