Yorkdale-Glen Park real estate guide & listings for sale
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Yorkdale-Glen Park, as well as some areas with a vibrant atmosphere. More specifically, it is easy to access public green spaces from most locations in the neighbourhood since there are about 20 of them close by for residents to discover. At the same time, few tree-lined streets are prominent. Finally, as there are few pedestrians, this part of Toronto remains relatively quiet, although those who are closer to the railway line, Highway 401 or Allen Expressway may experience higher levels of noise.
This neighbourhood permits house buyers to travel using several alternative means of transportation. Residents can count on public transit to get around in this neighbourhood. In particular, house owners benefit from Lawrence West Station, Glencairn Station and Yorkdale Station with access to the Yonge - University Line. The neighbourhood is linked by around 10 bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. Walking is also reasonably feasible for house buyers in this part of the city; many common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle, and plenty of businesses are quite close by. It is difficult to get around by bike in Yorkdale-Glen Park because the topography is not particularly flat, and the cycling network is fairly poor.
In Yorkdale-Glen Park, roughly 40% of dwellings are single detached homes, and the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. About 40% of properties in this neighbourhood were built pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s. This area offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. About 60% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners while renters occupy the remainder.
Schools and daycares are convenient to get to on foot from most properties for sale in Yorkdale-Glen Park. Residents benefit from public and private schools at both the primary and high school level. In terms of eating, it is typically practical for property owners in this part of Toronto to purchase general and specialty groceries on foot. Likewise, there is typically a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. It is also especially easy to reach a number of clothing stores on foot, for example along Dufferin Street.