Bedford Park-Nortown real estate guide & listings for sale
Bedford Park-Nortown offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This neighbourhood features a good amount of greenery; public green spaces are very easy to access since there are about 20 of them nearby for residents to explore. Residents will also find that many tree-lined streets are prominent. This area is also good for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case around Highway 401.
Regardless of the medium of transportation, it is straightforward to travel in this area. The public transit network in Bedford Park-Nortown is very accessible. More specifically, there are approximately 10 bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and bus stops are ordinarily nearby. This area is also a fairly pleasant part of Toronto for pedestrians; many day-to-day needs are convenient to meet on foot, and plenty of businesses are reasonably close by. Although some pleasant pockets for cycling exist, the bike is a rather poor method of transportation in Bedford Park-Nortown since there is a significant amount of hills, and the bicycling infrastructure is not very well-developed.
In Bedford Park-Nortown, about 55% of dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Roughly 70% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 30% are rented. Around one third of properties in this part of the city were constructed prior to the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1990s.
It is a rather short walk to get to daycares and schools from anywhere in Bedford Park-Nortown. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. As far as eating is concerned, it is easy to reach both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from anywhere in Bedford Park-Nortown. Likewise, there is usually a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. A very good choice of clothing stores is also situated within a short walking distance.