West Humber-Clairville real estate guide & listings for sale
A highlight of West Humber-Clairville is its wide selection of green spaces. To be more precise, there are over 50 green spaces nearby for residents to check out, such as Glendale Memorial Gardens and Humber Arboretum, which makes it very easy to get to them. However, numerous streets have below average tree coverage. It remains relatively quiet in this neighbourhood, since there are very few pedestrians.
West Humber-Clairville is especially car friendly. It is especially convenient to park, and most real estate listings are a short car ride from the closest highway, such as Highway 407. Commuting by public transit is also convenient in West Humber-Clairville. There is the Etobicoke North Station on the Kitchener Line. There are about 30 bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and the closest bus stop is usually very close. West Humber-Clairville is not very bicycling-friendly as cyclists encounter a significant amount of elevation changes, and there are very few bike lanes. This part of Toronto is also not very well-suited for those who travel by foot because most daily needs are occasionally challenging to carry out by walking.
In West Humber-Clairville, around one third of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Roughly 70% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and the remainder are rented. Roughly one third of homes in this part of the city were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
Parents and their children will appreciate that wherever their home is located in this area, primary schools are close by. On the other hand, families may find it challenging to access high schools on foot. Families have the choice between public and private schools at both the primary and high school level. When it comes to food, a grocery store is generally accessible within a rather short walk from anywhere in West Humber-Clairville. Likewise, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, for instance on Rexdale Boulevard, and a limited variety of coffee shops is available as well.