Willowdale West real estate guide & listings for sale
Willowdale West is a good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm atmosphere. This part of Toronto features a fair amount of greenery as there are many tree-lined streets. There are approximately 20 parks close by for residents to discover, such as Hinder Area and York Cemetery, and they are very well-situated, which results in them being very easy to access from the majority of locations within this neighbourhood. This area is also reasonably quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic.
This part of Toronto provides home buyers with several alternative means of transportation. The public transit system in this area is very good. More precisely, there is North York Centre Station with access to the Yonge - University Line. The neighbourhood is linked by about 10 bus lines, and bus stops are typically nearby. This area is also quite conducive to walking; many common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. The bicycle is a sometimes poor method of transportation in Willowdale West since the topography is not particularly flat. Nevertheless, the bicycling network is quite well-developed.
Large apartment buildings are the most common housing type, representing most buildings in Willowdale West, whereas the rest are mainly single detached homes. This part of the city also has a good selection of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around two thirds of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and the rest are renters. The homes in this area are quite new, since about 45% of its dwellings were constructed following the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1960s.
A supermarket is usually accessible within a short walk from most properties for sale in this part of Toronto. In addition, Willowdale West is a good place in which to eat out or go to a cafe. Regarding education, families will welcome the proximity to schools and daycares, which are within walking distance from most homes for sale in this area.