Dufferin Grove real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces will feel at home in Dufferin Grove. Finding things to do is very easy in this area. There are very often masses of people around, a wide variety of entertainment venues can be found nearby, and with its a few bars, there are options for nighttime activities. Greenery is prominent in this part of Toronto; public green spaces, such as Dufferin Grove Park, are very well-distributed and there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in, which makes them very easy to access from the majority of locations in the neighbourhood. Furthermore, residents will find that there are numerous tree-lined streets.
Dufferin Grove is an excellent neighbourhood with regards to travelling without a car. This part of Toronto is especially transit friendly owing to a few nearby bus lines. This part of the city will also appeal to active home buyers as it is especially conducive to walking; most common errands can be run on foot, and a variety of businesses are very close by. Dufferin Grove is an extraordinarily pleasant part of Toronto for cyclists. For example, the bicycling network is very well-developed.
In Dufferin Grove, around half of dwellings are small apartment buildings, and the remaining properties are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. This area has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy around 60% of the units in the neighbourhood and 40% are occupied by owners. Most housing in this neighbourhood was built pre-1960, during its largest building boom.
It is usually feasible for house buyers in this neighbourhood to purchase general and specialty groceries on foot. Moreover, owing to 100-odd restaurants and cafes in this part of the city, there is almost always a place to get a meal or a beverage just around the corner. Property owners have access to countless clothing stores within walking distance. With respect to education, parents and their kids will find that no matter where their house is located in Dufferin Grove, daycares and schools are nearby. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.