Wychwood real estate guide & listings for sale
Wychwood has a character that caters to a fairly diverse group of people. Finding things to do in this part of Toronto is very easy. Even though there is a narrow selection of entertainment venues, there are crowds of people around most of the time, and places to go out at night are well-distributed throughout the area. St Clair Avenue is among the most lively streets in this part of the city. Most areas in Wychwood are quiet, as the streets tend to be quite calm, however noise can be problematic near the railway line. The greenery in this part of the city is reasonably prominent; there are a few green spaces nearby for residents to explore and they are especially well-spread out, which makes them very easy to get to from the majority of locations within the neighbourhood. Furthermore, residents will find that the tree canopy coverage for many streets is reasonably good.
Homeowners in Wychwood are provided with various choices to get around without the need for a car. Wychwood will draw physically active home buyers as it is very conducive to walking; most common errands can be run on foot, and many businesses are nearby. A good number of people in the area use their bike since the bicycling infrastructure is reasonably extensive. The public transit service in this neighbourhood is excellent. More specifically, homeowners benefit from a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is generally just around the corner. In contrast, commuting by car is at times challenging in this area since parking is not very easy, and the street network is not very amenable to driving.
Around one third of buildings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Wychwood, but large apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood experienced its most significant construction boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this time period. This neighbourhood has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The split between homeowners and renters is about even.
Daycares and schools are straightforward to reach on foot from anywhere in this neighbourhood. Residents benefit from public and private primary schools. When it comes to food, it is especially convenient to reach both a general and a specialty grocery store by walking from any home in Wychwood. Likewise, there are over 50 restaurants and around 10 cafes to enjoy in this neighbourhood. It is also especially easy to reach a number of clothing stores on foot.