Willowdale real estate guide & listings for sale
Willowdale is a reasonably good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a slower-paced ambience. There are a few public green spaces close by for residents to unwind in, like Moses Springer Park and Breithaupt Park, and they are very well-spread out, which makes them easy to reach. This neighbourhood is also reasonably good for those who need quiet areas, as the streets are peaceful - although that is not the case near Highway 85.
Driving is usually the preferred transportation option in Willowdale. The majority of homes for sale are a short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Highway 85, and it is very convenient to park. However, Willowdale is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily nearby. Cycling is occasionally challenging in this part of the city because the bicycling network is not particularly well-developed, and there are quite a few hills. Nevertheless, a few bicycling-friendly sectors can be found. There also aren't many pedestrians out on the streets of this area, despite the fact that running daily errands is easy by walking.
In Willowdale, most dwellings are single detached homes, and the rest of the homes are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. This neighbourhood experienced its biggest construction boom in the 1960s and 1970s, so most of the available properties are from this time period. This part of the city offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy around two thirds of the dwellings in the neighbourhood whereas the rest are rented.
Both primary and secondary schools are convenient to walk to from any location in Willowdale. However, parents may find it difficult for their children to reach daycares on foot. With respect to food, it is convenient to reach the closest supermarket by walking from most houses for sale in Willowdale. Moreover, this part of the city is a good place in which to go out to eat.