Keelesdale-Eglinton West real estate guide & listings for sale
Keelesdale-Eglinton West is a good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced ambience. This area is reasonably good for those who need quiet surroundings, as the streets are generally quite peaceful - however noise can be bothersome closer to the railway line. Lastly, this part of the city also features a fair amount of greenery; there are a few parks nearby for residents to explore, including Keelesdale South Park, and they are very well-distributed, which results in them being very easy to reach from most locations in the neighbourhood. Moreover, residents will find that most streets have good tree coverage.
Keelesdale-Eglinton West will attract home buyers that use a variety of methods of transportation. Travelling by public transit is straightforward in this neighbourhood as a result of a few nearby bus lines. Travelling on foot is also very convenient for residents in this neighbourhood; many day-to-day errands can be run without the use of a vehicle, and there are also a fair number of businesses in proximity. Even though the cycling network is good, Keelesdale-Eglinton West is not particularly bike-friendly because there are quite a few slopes.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about 40% of dwellings in Keelesdale-Eglinton West, but large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Around 45% of properties in this neighbourhood were built pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s. This neighbourhood also has a good choice of unit sizes - it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy around 60% of the properties in Keelesdale-Eglinton West while the remainder are rented.
It is very easy to get to both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from most homes for sale in Keelesdale-Eglinton West. Eglinton Avenue is among the best streets for groceries. Likewise, there are a fair number of opportunities for those who appreciate nearby restaurants and cafes. It is also a rather short distance to a good selection of clothing stores. With regards to education, schools and daycares are very easy to reach on foot from most homes for sale in Keelesdale-Eglinton West.