Woburn real estate guide & listings for sale
Woburn is a fairly good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a calm environment. This part of Toronto is quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case closer to Highway 401 or the railway line. Finally, the greenery in this part of the city is quite prominent as numerous tree-lined streets are prominent. The majority of locations in the neighbourhood have fairly good access to green spaces, such as Woodsworth Park and Highland Creek, since there are about 30 of them close by for residents to enjoy.
Woburn enables house buyers to move around by a diversity of methods of transportation. The fairly good public transit access allows people to get to many destinations without needing a car. More specifically, homeowners can depend on McCowan Station on the Scarborough Line. The neighbourhood is connected by about 10 bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. Active property owners will also enjoy the quite pedestrian-friendly nature of this area; many common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. It is at times difficult to commute by bicycle in Woburn since there are a limited number of bike lanes, and cyclists encounter quite a few hills.
Large apartment buildings are the main housing type, representing around half of dwellings in Woburn, but single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. This part of Toronto is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. The split between renters and homeowners is about even. Roughly 40% of homes in this part of the city were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1990s.
Parents and their schoolchildren will value that no matter where their home is located in Woburn, schools and daycares are nearby. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. With respect to food, it is usually an option for house buyers in Woburn to buy their groceries by walking. Likewise, those who like to eat in restaurants will have a fair number of opportunities, and a small selection of coffee shops can be found as well. Residents benefit from a good number of nearby clothing stores.