Willowdale East real estate guide & listings for sale
Willowdale East offers a calm atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of Toronto is quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although that is not the case around Highway 401. Finally, greenery is quite present in this neighbourhood as the tree canopy coverage for the majority of streets is reasonably good. Public green spaces are very easy to get to, since reaching the closest one from most properties for sale is easy and there are approximately 30 parks nearby for residents to visit.
Willowdale East affords homeowners the choice between a variety of means of transportation. The public transit network in this neighbourhood is very accessible. House owners are served by approximately 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most properties. Physically active house buyers will also appreciate the quite pedestrian-friendly character of this part of Toronto; running day-to-day errands is easy by walking, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Cycling is at times difficult in this part of the city as there are a fair number of hills, and the bicycling infrastructure is somewhat poor.
The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of Willowdale East is an important part of its character. The buildings in this neighbourhood are very modern, because many of its dwellings were constructed following the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1990s. This part of Toronto offers mainly one bedroom and two bedroom homes. Roughly 60% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners whereas the rest are rented.
Parents and their kids will appreciate that wherever their house is situated in Willowdale East, schools and daycares are close by. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. As far as eating is concerned, it is convenient to reach the closest grocery store on foot in Willowdale East. In addition, there is generally a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. Property owners benefit from a good number of nearby clothing stores.