Islington-City Centre West real estate guide & listings for sale
Islington-City Centre West offers a vast selection of green spaces to enjoy, as well as some areas with a vibrant atmosphere. More specifically, it is very easy to get to public green spaces in the neighbourhood, since most houses for sale have one that is easy to access. There are about 40 parks close by for residents to check out, including City Wide Open Space and Islington Golf Club. Residents will also find that the tree canopy coverage for most streets is good. Finally, this area is relatively quiet, as there are few people out and about on the streets; however those who are near Queen Elizabeth Way, Highway 427 or the railway line may experience more noise.
Islington-City Centre West permits property owners to travel using a variety of means of transportation. The public transit system in this area is very good. More specifically, residents benefit from the Kipling Station with access to the Milton Line. There is Kipling Station and Islington Station on the Bloor - Danforth Line. There are approximately 30 bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. Islington-City Centre West is also reasonably convenient for walking; running common errands is convenient. It is difficult to get around by bike in this neighbourhood since there is a significant amount of slopes, and this part of the city has a rather limited bicycling infrastructure.
Around 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas renters make up the remainder. Large apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing most buildings in this area, while the rest are mainly single detached homes. Around 40% of properties in this part of the city were built following the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s. This part of Toronto has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Property owners in Islington-City Centre West will value that a grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. Moreover, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe in close proximity, for instance on Dundas Street. It is also easy to reach a selection of clothing stores on foot. With respect to education, families will welcome that no matter where their house is located in Islington-City Centre West, both primary and secondary schools are close by. Families are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. In contrast, daycares are not very numerous and accordingly may require an extended walk to get to.