Yonge-Eglinton real estate guide & listings for sale
Yonge-Eglinton is a "jack-of-all-trades" when it comes to the ambience of this part of the city. This part of the city has many areas to discover. Although the nightlife is quiet, the streets are very often busy with people. Most areas in Yonge-Eglinton are reasonably quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic. This part of the city also features a lot of greenery; it is very easy to get to parks in the neighbourhood, since there are a few of them close by for residents to explore and most houses for sale have a park nearby. In addition, residents will find that numerous streets have very good tree coverage.
Yonge-Eglinton does not demand driving because various other modes of transportation are available. Yonge-Eglinton is very transit friendly. More specifically, the closest rapid transit station, including Eglinton Station and Davisville Station with access to the Yonge - University Line, is typically within walking distance from most residences in the neighbourhood. The neighbourhood is served by around 10 bus lines, and bus stops are commonly nearby. Physically active home buyers will also enjoy the very pedestrian-friendly character of this area; most daily needs can be carried out by walking, and numerous businesses are close by. It is easy to commute by bike in Yonge-Eglinton since the bicycling network is fairly good.
In Yonge-Eglinton, around one third of buildings are large apartment buildings, but small apartment buildings and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 60% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and the remainder are owners. A majority of the housing growth in this part of Toronto took place pre-1960.
Parents and their schoolchildren will welcome that wherever their property is located in Yonge-Eglinton, schools and daycares are close by. Along with public schools, there are private primary and high schools. With respect to eating, it is very easy to access both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from anywhere in Yonge-Eglinton. Additionally, there are over 50 restaurants and around 10 cafes to benefit from in Yonge-Eglinton. It is also a short distance to a very good choice of clothing stores.