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The neighbourhood of Thorncrest is situated within the city of Toronto, Ontario.


Thorncrest is a very convenient part of Toronto for moving around by car. The majority of houses for sale are a rather short car ride from the closest highway, and parking is easy. Thorncrest also features a very good public transit infrastructure. The neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most properties. Walking in Thorncrest is not very common, although running daily errands is convenient on foot. Biking is also sometimes challenging in this neighbourhood as there are a limited number of bike lanes, and there are quite a few slopes.


Primary schools and daycares are easy to reach on foot from anywhere in Thorncrest. However, there are no high schools in this area. As far as food is concerned, it is typically an option for home buyers in Thorncrest to shop for groceries on foot.


The character of Thorncrest is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. This neighbourhood features a very large amount of greenery as many streets have excellent tree coverage. There are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to explore and they are especially well-spread out, resulting in them being very easy to get to from most locations in the neighbourhood. This area is also very good for those who prefer quiet surroundings, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.


The large percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of Thorncrest is an important part of its character. Around 40% of properties in this part of Toronto were built pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 2000s. This area is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Nearly 95% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 5% are renters.