Willowridge-Martingrove-Richview real estate guide & listings for sale
Willowridge-Martingrove-Richview offers a relaxed environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. Most areas in this neighbourhood are quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case around Highway 427 or Highway 401. Finally, greenery is reasonably present in this area; there are about 20 green spaces nearby for residents to check out, such as Etobicoke Hydro Green Space and Richview Park, and they are very well-distributed, which makes them very easy to get to. Furthermore, residents will find that numerous tree-lined streets are around.
Willowridge-Martingrove-Richview is an extremely convenient part of Toronto for moving around by car. The majority of homes for sale are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway, such as Highway 427, and it is convenient to access a place to park. With a few nearby bus lines, the good public transit infrastructure makes transit a viable option for many. Willowridge-Martingrove-Richview is not particularly convenient for those who travel by foot because common amenities such as liquor stores or banks can be an occasionally long walk away. This part of Toronto is also not particularly suited for biking since there are a good number of slopes for cyclists to brave, and the bicycling infrastructure is sometimes poor.
Roughly 45% of dwellings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Willowridge-Martingrove-Richview, whereas the remainder are mainly single detached homes and townhouses. This part of the city experienced its largest construction boom in the 1960s and 1970s, so most of the available housing stock is from this time period. This neighbourhood also has a good selection of unit sizes; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The proportions of homeowners and renters are about even.
Parents and their children will value the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from most, if not all, houses for sale in this neighbourhood. Parents are served by public and private high schools. However, families may consider it difficult to get to daycares as a pedestrian. With regards to eating, it is easy to access the nearest grocery store on foot from most homes for sale in Willowridge-Martingrove-Richview. There are also a limited number of options for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes in close proximity.