Forest Hill North real estate guide & listings for sale
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Forest Hill North. To be more precise, green spaces, including Kay Gardner Beltline Park and Memorial Park - North York, are very well-situated and there are approximately 10 of them close by for residents to check out, which makes them very easy to get to. Residents will also find that a large number of streets have very good tree coverage. Lastly, quiet spots can be found throughout much of Forest Hill North, although that is not the case near Allen Expressway.
Forest Hill North will appeal to property owners that appreciate a variety of means of transportation. Many of the houses for sale in this part of Toronto are located in areas that are very suitable for walking; all common errands can be run on foot, and numerous businesses are reasonably nearby. Forest Hill North is also appropriate for bicycling because the cycling network is extensive. Owing to Eglinton Station on the Yonge - University Line, and a few nearby bus lines, commuting by public transit is very easy in this area. Forest Hill North is also reasonably car friendly. It is a reasonably short car ride to the nearest highway from any home in Forest Hill North.
In Forest Hill North, many dwellings are large apartment buildings, and the remainder are mainly single detached homes. This neighbourhood also has a good choice of unit sizes - homes range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy about two thirds of the units in the neighbourhood and one third are occupied by owners. The homes in this area are quite old, since around half of its dwellings were built pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s.
It is a short walk to get to schools and daycares from most properties for sale in Forest Hill North. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. In terms of eating, it is usually an option for property owners in this part of the city to purchase general and specialty groceries on foot. Likewise, with 10-odd restaurants and cafes in Forest Hill North, there is typically a spot to get some food or drink just around the corner. Home buyers can find numerous clothing stores within walking distance.