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Kensington

The neighbourhood of Kensington can be found in the city of Toronto, Ontario, which is situated in the Greater Toronto Area metropolitan area.

Transportation

This area does not require driving as various other modes of transportation are at the disposal of homeowners. Kensington is an extraordinarily convenient part of Toronto for pedestrians; all daily errands can be run on foot, and there are also innumerable businesses in proximity. Bicycling is very popular in this area because a bike share station is generally located nearby, and the bicycling infrastructure is reasonably extensive. The public transit network in Kensington is especially accessible thanks to a few nearby bus lines. However, travelling by car is sometimes difficult in Kensington. Nonetheless, nearby highways are easy to reach from any home in this part of Toronto.

Services

It is very convenient to reach both a general and a specialty grocery store by walking from any location in Kensington. Augusta Avenue is among the best streets for groceries. In addition, those who enjoy eating out won't have to go far in Kensington, where over 50 restaurants and a few cafes can be found. Residents benefit from a very large number of nearby clothing stores. As far as education is concerned, families will welcome the proximity to daycares and schools, which are within walking distance from all houses for sale in Kensington.

Character

Kensington is a great neighbourhood for those who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. This area has a very large number of places to explore. The streets are usually busy with people, there are many nearby entertainment venues, and with the bars in nearby neighbourhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink since they are generally located very close by. Main streets, such as Spadina Avenue, are great for those who enjoy going out. This area also features a small amount of greenery; to be more specific, residents will find that relatively few tree-lined streets are prominent. However, there are a few parks close by for residents to check out and they are especially well-spread out, making them very easy to reach.

Housing

In Kensington, around half of buildings are small apartment buildings, and the remaining properties are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. This part of Toronto also has a good variety of housing size options - homes range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy roughly 60% of the properties in the neighbourhood while owners occupy the remainder. Most of the housing growth in this part of Toronto happened pre-1960.