Wexford-Maryvale real estate guide & listings for sale
Wexford-Maryvale is a reasonably good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere. This part of Toronto is quiet overall, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case around the railway line or Highway 401. Lastly, this area also features a good amount of greenery as there are numerous tree-lined streets. There are approximately 30 parks close by for residents to explore, like Scarborough Hydro Green Space and Wexford Hydro, making them very easy to access.
Regardless of the mode of transportation, it is easy to travel in this neighbourhood. With about 10 nearby bus lines, travelling by public transit is convenient in this part of Toronto. Wexford-Maryvale is also conducive to those who travel by foot; running daily errands is convenient on foot. Bicycling is challenging in this neighbourhood as there are few bike lanes, and there are a good number of elevation changes.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing roughly half of dwellings in Wexford-Maryvale, and the rest of the properties are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes. This part of the city experienced its most significant construction boom before the 1960s, so most of the available homes are from this time period. This neighbourhood has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy about 60% of the dwellings in Wexford-Maryvale and renters occupy the remainder.
Daycares and schools are convenient to access on foot from any location in Wexford-Maryvale. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. With regards to eating, it is very often feasible for house buyers in this part of the city to shop for general and specialty groceries on foot. Likewise, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. It is also a reasonably short distance to a decent variety of clothing stores.