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Part of the Greater Toronto Area metropolitan area, Kensington is a neighbourhood within Toronto, Ontario.


This part of the city does not necessitate use of a car since several other methods of transportation are available. Travelling on foot is very practical for house buyers in Kensington; carrying out daily needs is especially convenient, and numerous businesses are very nearby. Innumerable residents in the area use their bike as the bicycling network is reasonably extensive, and bike-share stations are seldomly more than a short distance away. This area is very transit friendly due to a few nearby bus lines. However, Kensington is not particularly car friendly. Nonetheless, it is a reasonably short car ride to the closest highway from anywhere in this part of the city.


Parents and their children will welcome that wherever their property is located in Kensington, daycares and schools are nearby. When it comes to food, both general and specialty grocery stores are usually accessible within a very short walk from most homes for sale in Kensington. Likewise, those who enjoy dining out won't have to go far in this neighbourhood, where over 50 restaurants and a few cafes can be found. It is also especially easy to reach a selection of clothing stores on foot.


Kensington offers a variety of experiences for those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces. This part of the city has a very large number of streets to check out. There is a broad selection of entertainment venues, there are usually crowds of people around, and with the bars in nearby neighbourhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink as they are generally located around the corner. Main streets, such as Spadina Avenue, are very good for those who enjoy going out. This part of the city also features a small amount of greenery; to be more specific, residents will find that there are few tree-lined streets. However, public green spaces are very easy to reach since there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore.


Renters occupy roughly 60% of the properties in the neighbourhood and 40% are occupied by owners. In this neighbourhood, about half of buildings are small apartment buildings, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. This part of Toronto experienced its most significant building boom before the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this time period. This neighbourhood also has a good selection of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.