Waterfront Communities-The Island real estate guide & listings for sale
Those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors will feel at home in Waterfront Communities-The Island. There are numerous energetic parts in this neighbourhood for those looking for a dynamic vibe. There are often a large number of people around, there is a wide variety of entertainment venues, and finding one of the over 50 nightlife venues is very easy because they are generally situated in very convenient locations. Front Street is among the most lively streets in this area. Greenery is not especially present in this part of Toronto; to be more specific, residents will find that the tree canopy coverage for most streets is sub-par. Nonetheless, it is very easy to get to parks in the neighbourhood, since numerous properties for sale have one nearby and there are over 50 green spaces close by for residents to visit.
Waterfront Communities-The Island offers property owners the choice between a diversity of methods of transportation. Waterfront Communities-The Island benefits from a very good public transit infrastructure as a result of Union Station on the Yonge - University Line, and around 30 nearby bus lines. Many of the houses for sale in this part of the city are located in areas that are also very well-suited for those who travel by foot; all daily needs can be met without the use of a vehicle, and various businesses are very nearby. The bicycle is a very good means of transportation in Waterfront Communities-The Island as the bicycling network is quite comprehensive, there is usually a bike-share station in proximity, and there are few elevation changes in most of the area to challenge cyclists.
The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of Waterfront Communities-The Island is an important part of its character. This neighbourhood offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes. About 60% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home while owners make up the remainder. This area experienced its main construction boom after the year 2000, so most of the available properties are from this time period.
It is very often practical for property owners in this area to do groceries by walking. Furthermore, those who are fond of dining out won't have to go far in Waterfront Communities-The Island, where over 600 restaurants and over 100 cafes are available, for example on Front Street. Regarding education, schools and daycares are easy to reach on foot from most properties for sale in this part of the city. At the primary level, there are both public and private schools.