Highland Creek real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Highland Creek is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. The greenery in this part of Toronto is reasonably prominent as numerous tree-lined streets are around. Parks, including City Wide Open Space and Colonel Danforth Park, are very well-situated and there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to enjoy, resulting in them being very easy to access from most locations in Highland Creek. This part of Toronto is reasonably quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although that is not the case near Highway 401.
This part of Toronto is reasonably transit friendly due to a few nearby bus lines. However, travelling on foot is not especially convenient for home buyers in Highland Creek since common amenities such as hair salons or laundromats can be an occasionally long walk away. This part of Toronto is not very bicycling-friendly since there are quite a few hills, and the cycling infrastructure is not very comprehensive. On the other hand, getting around by car is very convenient in Highland Creek. It is straightforward to park, and it is a short drive to the nearest highway, such as Highway 2A, from any home in Highland Creek.
About 45% of properties in Highland Creek were constructed between 1980 and 1990, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1990s. In this part of Toronto, the vast majority of buildings are single detached homes, while duplexes are also present in the housing stock. Roughly 90% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners while the rest are rented. However this part of Toronto is particularly good for those looking for four or more bedroom homes.
Property owners in Highland Creek will appreciate that a grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. Residents can enjoy around 30 restaurants and coffee shops as well. With regards to education, primary schools and daycares are easy to access on foot from most properties for sale in Highland Creek. In contrast, there are only a limited number of high schools and therefore they can be an extended walk away.