Casa Loma real estate guide & listings for sale
Casa Loma is a "jack-of-all-trades" when it comes to the ambience of this neighbourhood. It is very easy to find dynamic areas in this area. There are a large number of people around most of the time, there is a wide variety of entertainment venues, and with the bars in nearby neighbourhoods, it is easy to find a place to grab a drink since they are generally located close by. Bathurst Street is among the most active streets in this area. Casa Loma is reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour, although that is not the case around the railway line. There is much greenery in this part of Toronto; there are around 20 green spaces close by for residents to unwind in, including Sir Winston Churchill Park, and they are very well-spread out, resulting in them being very easy to access from numerous locations within this area. Furthermore, residents will find that the tree canopy coverage for the majority of streets is very good.
This area is an excellent neighbourhood with regards to getting around without a car. The public transit system in Casa Loma is very convenient. Residents are served by a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is typically just around the corner. Casa Loma is also very suitable for walking; most daily needs are very easy to carry out without the use of a car, and there are also many businesses nearby. Moving around by bicycle is convenient in Casa Loma since there are a fair number of bike lanes.
In Casa Loma, about 45% of buildings are large apartment buildings, and the rest of the houses are mainly small apartment buildings and single detached homes. This neighbourhood also has a good variety of housing size options; it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy around 55% of the units in the neighbourhood and owners occupy the remainder. A majority of the housing growth in this area took place before the 1960s.
It is a short walk to reach schools and daycares from anywhere in this part of Toronto. At the primary level, there are both public and private schools. With regards to eating, it is usually possible for house buyers in Casa Loma to purchase general and specialty groceries on foot. In addition, those who enjoy dining out won't have to go far in Casa Loma, where around 10 restaurants and a few coffee shops are available, for example on Bathurst Street. Property owners benefit from a very large number of clothing stores within walking distance, for instance on Spadina Road.