Hillcrest Village real estate guide & listings for sale
Hillcrest Village offers a calm ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This area is quiet, as the streets are generally tranquil - although that is not the case closer to Highway 404. Finally, the greenery in this part of the city is quite prominent as there are numerous tree-lined streets. It is very easy to reach public green spaces from a lot of locations within the neighbourhood, since there are approximately 10 of them close by for residents to unwind in, like Highland Memory Gardens and North York Hydro Green Space.
This area enables homeowners to get around using different means of transportation. Thanks to around 10 nearby bus lines, commuting by public transit is very easy in Hillcrest Village. This part of Toronto will also draw physically active house buyers as it is conducive to walking, although carrying out daily needs is occasionally difficult by walking. It is challenging to get around by bike in Hillcrest Village because the cycling infrastructure is rather poor, and riding is rendered strenuous by the typically sloping area.
Around 30% of dwellings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Hillcrest Village, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses. A majority of the houses available in the housing market in this area were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, when a large proportion of the housing growth occurred. This part of the city also has a good selection of housing size options - it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around three quarters of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners whereas the rest are rented.
A supermarket is generally accessible within a short walk from any home in this part of Toronto. Moreover, Hillcrest Village is a fairly good place in which to go out to eat, and residents are served by around 10 cafes as well. Property owners benefit from a fair number of clothing stores within walking distance. With respect to education, daycares and schools are convenient to reach on foot from any location in this neighbourhood. At the high school level, both public and private schools can be found.