Downtown real estate guide & listings for sale
No matter what type of character home buyers prefer in a neighbourhood, Downtown is a good option. There are numerous things to do in this part of the city for those looking for a dynamic vibe. There is a vast selection of entertainment venues, the streets are very often busy with people, and finding one of the approximately 40 bars is very easy since they are generally situated in especially convenient locations. The noise levels in Downtown are quite low, as the streets are generally peaceful. There are approximately 10 parks nearby for residents to visit and they are very well-spread out, making them very easy to get to.
Regardless of the medium of transportation, it is quite convenient to get around in Downtown. Getting around by public transit is very easy in Downtown owing to a multitude of nearby rapid transit stations on the Metro Line, Capital Line and Route 512, and over 50 nearby bus lines. Physically active property owners will also appreciate the very walk-friendly nature of this part of the city; most day-to-day errands can be run without needing to use a vehicle, and various businesses are close by. Cycling is easy in Downtown since the bicycling infrastructure is excellent.
The substantial proportion of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of Downtown is an important part of its character. This area offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes. Renters occupy about 70% of the dwellings in Downtown while the remainder are occupied by owners. About one third of properties in this area were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 2000s.
Families will value that wherever their house is situated in Downtown, daycares and schools are nearby. Parents are served by public and private secondary schools. Concerning eating, it is very often an option for house buyers in Downtown to buy general and specialty groceries by walking. Likewise, there are over 300 restaurants and over 50 coffee shops to enjoy in this neighbourhood. Home buyers have access to a large number of clothing stores within walking distance.