West Hill real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of West Hill is exemplified by its relaxed atmosphere. This neighbourhood is reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - however some areas can be quite loud, especially near the railway line. Finally, the greenery in this part of Toronto is prominent as the tree canopy coverage for the majority of streets is reasonably good. Access to green spaces, like Janellan Ravine Park and Lower Highland Creek, is very easy from a large number of locations within the neighbourhood since there are approximately 30 of them nearby for residents to visit.
Thanks to Guildwood Station with access to the Lakeshore East Line, and a few nearby bus lines, the public transit system in West Hill is reasonably good. However, the bike is a somewhat poor means of transportation in West Hill as there are quite a few elevation changes, and there are a limited number of bike lanes. It is at times challenging for pedestrians to get around in this part of Toronto since meeting daily needs is sometimes difficult without the use of a car. In contrast, the best mode of transportation in West Hill is usually driving. It is convenient to come across a place to park.
Around 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 40% are renters. In this part of the city, around one third of dwellings are large apartment buildings, while the remainder are mainly single detached homes and townhouses. Most of the housing growth in this part of Toronto happened in the 1960s and 1970s. This area is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
It is usually feasible for property owners in this neighbourhood to do grocery shopping by walking. Additionally, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and residents benefit from a few cafes as well. As far as education is concerned, it is a rather short walk to get to daycares and schools from most properties for sale in this area.