The neighbourhood of The Kingsway is situated within the city of Toronto, Ontario.
In The Kingsway, many dwellings are single detached homes, and the rest of the properties are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This area is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Roughly 80% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home while renters make up the remainder. A majority of the housing growth in this area happened prior to the 1960s.
This neighbourhood provides home buyers with the choice between a variety of methods of transportation. Walking is quite practical for property owners in The Kingsway; many daily needs are convenient to meet without the use of a car. It is also easy to travel by bike in this neighbourhood as The Kingsway boasts a reasonably good bicycling infrastructure. With 2 rapid transit stations (Old Mill Station and Royal York Station) on the Bloor - Danforth Line, and a few nearby bus lines, commuting by public transit is especially convenient in The Kingsway. The Kingsway is also quite car friendly. Coming across a place to park is easy.
In The Kingsway, families will usually be able to get to daycares and schools on foot. Concerning eating, it is easy to access both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from most houses for sale in this part of Toronto. Moreover, there is often a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. It is also a rather short walk to a decent selection of clothing stores.
The character of The Kingsway is exemplified by its calm environment. The greenery in this area is especially prominent as a lot of streets have wonderful tree coverage. There are a few parks close by for residents to check out, including Home Smith Park and King's Mill Park, and they are very well-distributed, making it very easy to reach them from most locations in the neighbourhood. The noise levels in this neighbourhood are also quite low, as the streets are generally tranquil - although there are still several noisier areas, especially near the railway line.
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