Don Valley Village real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Don Valley Village is exemplified by its slower-paced ambience. This neighbourhood features a fair amount of greenery as most streets have reasonably good tree coverage. Green spaces are very easy to access, since there are about 10 of them close by for residents to discover and a large number of properties have a park a short walk away. This area is also good for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - however noise can be an issue closer to Highway 404.
Don Valley Village provides home buyers with the choice between several means of transportation. This area is conducive to walking; many daily needs are easy to meet on foot. In contrast, Don Valley Village is not very bicycling-friendly because there are few bike lanes, and there is a significant amount of elevation changes. This area is very transit friendly. Residents can depend on Don Mills Station on the Sheppard Line. The neighbourhood is connected by around 10 bus lines, and bus stops are usually nearby. Don Valley Village is also an extraordinarily convenient part of Toronto for driving. Most real estate listings are a short drive from the nearest highway, such as Highway 404, and accessing a parking spot is generally easy.
The split between renters and homeowners is about even. In this neighbourhood, most dwellings are large apartment buildings, while single detached homes and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This area experienced its largest construction boom in the 1960s and 1970s, so most of the available properties are from this era. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes.
In this part of the city, families will generally be able to get to schools and daycares on foot. Families have the choice between public and private secondary schools. With respect to food, home buyers in Don Valley Village will be pleased to learn that a grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away. Likewise, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. A decent variety of clothing stores can also be found within a reasonably short walking distance.