Morningside real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere will enjoy Morningside. This neighbourhood features a fair amount of greenery as the majority of streets have good tree coverage. Green spaces, such as Ellesmere Reservoir Park and Morningside Park, are very well-distributed and there are approximately 10 of them close by for residents to enjoy, resulting in them being very easy to get to from most locations within the neighbourhood. This neighbourhood is also reasonably quiet, as the streets are generally quite peaceful - although there are still several louder areas, especially near Highway 401.
Morningside is transit friendly by reason of a few nearby bus lines. However, travelling by bicycle is difficult in this neighbourhood because there is a considerable amount of elevation changes, and there are few bike lanes. Travelling by foot in Morningside is not very popular, even though carrying out daily needs is easy. In contrast, the favoured method of transportation in this area is usually a car. Nearby highways, such as Highway 401, are reasonably easy to access from any location in Morningside, and it is very convenient to come across a parking spot.
Homeowners occupy about 60% of the properties in Morningside and the remainder are rented. About 40% of dwellings are single detached homes, making it easy to find detached homes in this neighbourhood, while large apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This area experienced its most significant construction boom between 1960 and 1980, so most of the available properties are from this era. This area has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is a short walk to get to primary schools from anywhere in Morningside. However, parents may consider it difficult for their children to access high schools as a pedestrian. With respect to food, it is convenient to reach the closest supermarket on foot from anywhere in Morningside. Moreover, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of options, and a small variety of cafes can be found as well. It is also convenient to access a number of clothing stores on foot.