Yonge-Eglinton real estate guide & listings for sale
Yonge-Eglinton has a character that caters to a fairly diverse group of people. Yonge-Eglinton is quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Greenery is very present in this area; there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to visit, including Eglinton Park and Kay Gardner Beltline Park, which results in them being very easy to access from most locations within the neighbourhood. Furthermore, residents will find that the majority of streets have very good tree coverage. Finally, finding things to do in this area is easy. Although this neighbourhood is not known for its nightlife, there are lots of people around most of the time.
This area is an excellent neighbourhood for eco-friendly transportation options. The very good public transit access allows people to get to many destinations without needing a car thanks to 3 rapid transit stations (__REMOVE__, Davisville Station and Eglinton Station) on the Yonge - University Line, and around 10 nearby bus lines. Yonge-Eglinton will also attract active people because it is especially well-suited for walking; most daily needs are very easy to carry out on foot, and there are also a good number of businesses in proximity. It is convenient to commute by bicycle in this part of the city because there are a fair number of bike lanes.
In Yonge-Eglinton, around one third of dwellings are large apartment buildings, while small apartment buildings and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood experienced its main construction boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this time period. This neighbourhood has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy around 60% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood and 40% are occupied by owners.
It is a short walk to access schools and daycares from anywhere in this part of Toronto. Residents benefit from public and private schools at both the primary and high school level. In terms of eating, it is usually possible for home buyers in Yonge-Eglinton to purchase general and specialty groceries on foot. Additionally, there are over 100 restaurants and around 10 cafes to benefit from in Yonge-Eglinton. A very good choice of clothing stores can also be found within a short walking distance.