Yorkdale-Glen Park real estate guide & listings for sale
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Yorkdale-Glen Park. To be more precise, it is easy to access public green spaces in the neighbourhood since there are about 20 of them nearby for residents to relax in. However, the tree canopy coverage for most streets is below average. Lastly, due to the presence of few pedestrians, this part of Toronto is relatively quiet; however there can be higher levels of noise for those who are around the railway line, Highway 401 or Allen Expressway.
Yorkdale-Glen Park will appeal to house buyers that appreciate various modes of transportation. Travelling on foot is practical for house buyers in this part of Toronto; most daily needs are convenient to meet by walking, and a good number of businesses of different types can be found as well. In contrast, it is difficult to get around by bike in Yorkdale-Glen Park because the cycling infrastructure is rather limited, and there are a fair number of slopes. This part of Toronto has a very good public transit system. For example, there is Lawrence West Station, Glencairn Station and Yorkdale Station on the Yonge - University Line. The neighbourhood is linked by around 10 bus lines, and it is very convenient to find a nearby bus stop from most residences. Cars are also a very good transportation option in this area. Most real estate listings are a short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Allen Expressway, and it is easy to park.
In Yorkdale-Glen Park, about 40% of dwellings are single detached homes, and the remaining homes are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. This part of the city has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 40% are renters. The homes in this neighbourhood are quite old, since about 40% of its dwellings were constructed prior to the 1960s, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 2000s.
Home buyers in Yorkdale-Glen Park will value that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. In addition, there is generally a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. House buyers benefit from countless nearby clothing stores, for example on Dufferin Street. With respect to education, schools and daycares are easy to access on foot from most homes for sale in Yorkdale-Glen Park. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.