The Junction real estate guide & listings for sale
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in The Junction. More specifically, access to parks, like Ontario Hydro Lands, is very easy from a large number of locations in the neighbourhood since there are approximately 10 of them nearby for residents to enjoy. Residents will also find that the majority of streets have reasonably good tree coverage. Lastly, a good portion of The Junction is quite quiet, although there are still several louder sections, especially near one of the railway lines.
Regardless of the mode of transportation, it is very straightforward to travel in The Junction. This neighbourhood is very conducive to walking; most daily needs are easy to carry out on foot, and numerous businesses are quite nearby. Biking is also convenient in this part of the city because The Junction has a good bicycling infrastructure. The public transit system in The Junction is excellent. More precisely, homeowners benefit from a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is usually just around the corner. The Junction is also quite car friendly. Accessing a place to park is generally easy.
Roughly 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas the remainder are renters. In this part of the city, about 40% of dwellings are small apartment buildings, while large apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses are the main housing types in the rest of the housing stock. A majority of the housing growth in this neighbourhood occurred before the 1960s. This part of Toronto has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Schools and daycares are convenient to reach on foot from any location in The Junction. As far as food is concerned, both general and specialty grocery stores are typically accessible within a very short walk from any home in The Junction. Additionally, with over 100 restaurants and around 20 coffee shops, The Junction is a good area in which to go out to eat. House buyers can find a fair number of nearby clothing stores, for instance along Dundas Street.