Steeles real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Steeles is exemplified by its slower-paced atmosphere. This part of Toronto features a fair amount of greenery as the tree canopy coverage for most streets is reasonably good. There are about 10 parks nearby for residents to enjoy, like Terry Fox Park and Scarborough Hydro Green Space, which results in them being very easy to reach from numerous locations in Steeles. This neighbourhood is also quiet, as the streets are reasonably peaceful.
Steeles will appeal to home buyers that use a diversity of methods of transportation. Steeles is transit friendly. In particular, there are around 10 bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and the nearest bus stop is typically very close. Steeles is also a fairly pleasant part of Toronto for pedestrians; many common errands can be run without needing to resort to a vehicle. This area is bicycling-friendly since this neighbourhood has a reasonably good cycling infrastructure.
In Steeles, roughly half of dwellings are single detached homes, but large apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This part of the city is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. About 85% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 15% are renters. Around 45% of properties in this neighbourhood were built in the 1980s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1990s.
Both primary and secondary schools are very easy to get to on foot from any location in this part of the city. Families have the choice between public and private schools at both the primary and secondary school level. On the other hand, daycares are not very numerous and therefore not always within walking distance. With regards to food, it is convenient to access both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from most homes for sale in this part of Toronto. In addition, a restaurant is generally just around the corner, and house buyers are served by a few cafes as well. It is also a rather short distance to a good selection of clothing stores.