Hillcrest Village real estate guide & listings for sale
Hillcrest Village offers a calm environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of the city is reasonably quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although there are still several noisier areas, especially near Highway 404. Finally, greenery is present in this area; it is very easy to access parks from numerous locations within the neighbourhood, since there are about 10 of them close by for residents to visit, like Highland Memory Gardens and Duncan Creek Park. Residents will also find that many tree-lined streets are prominent.
No matter the means of transportation, it is quite simple to move around in Hillcrest Village. Owing to about 10 nearby bus lines, travelling by public transit is straightforward in this area. This neighbourhood is also a fairly pleasant part of Toronto for pedestrians; many common errands can be run on foot. This neighbourhood is not very appropriate for biking as cyclists are faced with a significant amount of slopes, and there are few bike lanes.
In Hillcrest Village, roughly 30% of buildings are large apartment buildings, and the remaining dwellings are mainly small apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses. This neighbourhood has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly three quarters of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and the rest are rented. Most of the houses available in the housing market in this neighbourhood were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, when a large proportion of the housing growth took place.
It is a rather short walk to reach daycares and schools from most houses for sale in Hillcrest Village. Residents can choose between public and private schools at both the primary and secondary school level. When it comes to eating, a grocery store is usually reachable within a short walk from most houses for sale in this area. Additionally, this neighbourhood is a good place in which to eat out, and there are also approximately 10 coffee shops in Hillcrest Village. It is also a rather short walk to a reasonable selection of clothing stores.