Runnymede-Bloor West Village real estate guide & listings for sale
Runnymede-Bloor West Village is a good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm atmosphere. This area features a good amount of greenery as there are many tree-lined streets. Green spaces are very well-located and there are a few of them nearby for residents to discover, making it very easy to access them. This part of Toronto is also reasonably good for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - however some areas can be quite loud, especially near the railway line.
No matter the means of transportation, it is easy to move around in Runnymede-Bloor West Village. Walking is very convenient for home buyers in this part of the city; many common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle, and there are also a good number of businesses in proximity. The bicycle is a reasonably good method of transportation in this part of Toronto because there are a good number of bike lanes. Commuting by public transit is very easy in this part of the city. There is Jane Station on the Bloor - Danforth Line. The neighbourhood is served by around 10 bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily nearby. Commuting by car is also convenient in this area as it is usually easy to come across a place to park.
In Runnymede-Bloor West Village, many dwellings are single detached homes, but small apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Most housing in this neighbourhood was built before the 1960s, during its largest construction boom. This area offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 80% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 20% are rented.
Schools and daycares are very easy to access on foot from most properties for sale in this part of Toronto. Families benefit from public and private elementary schools. With regards to food, it is usually feasible for house buyers in Runnymede-Bloor West Village to shop for general and specialty groceries on foot. In addition, there is usually a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. Residents can find a good number of nearby clothing stores, for instance along Bloor Street.