Mount Pleasant Condos for Sale
Mt Pleasant Road is one of the bypass road the parallels Yonge Street and also Bayview Avenue. It takes the name Mt Pleasant Village as it has retained much of the village feel. Many of the small stores and businesses retain the “mom and pop” feel of old. There are some chain stores but by and large the BIA (business improvement area) has been able to control the growth of those type of businesses. Mount Pleasant Condos for sale sees little new development in the area. Units that have been built have kept a lower profile, with nothing above 20 stories in height.
The area is the eastern boundaries of mid-town and is very family oriented. Along with Davisville Village (the Southern end of the road), they provide the boundaries for Leaside and Moore Park. There are several parks in the area, with child play areas, tennis courts and play fields. In the summer, at Mt Pleasant and Davisville, there is a weekly farmers market, one of the larger ones in the area. A great way to meet your neighbours.
Mount Pleasant condos for sale have prices ranges that continue to rise as there is not room for new development. Many of the post-war bungalows have been razed for newer, modern additions to the area. Singe family homes run from close to 1 million to upwards for 2.5 – 3 million and more. Many families find this a great area to raise children as many have settled in the area. Many highly rated schools are located in the area with the public school set for a major revitalization in the not to distant future.
The Mt Pleasant area is a great walking neighbourhood as well. Currently, with construction of the Crosstown Light Rail Transit line, Eglinton Avenue has created a dividing line of the road. With schools both north and south of the construction, one can see that family are still flocking to the area.
A word of caution for new comers to this area, many of the schools are at capacity with all of the new housing units in the area. If you are looking to buy into a newer building, there maybe no guarantee that your child will be able to attend a public school in the area. It is important to do your homework (contact Toronto School Board – online at TDSB.com – to see if your building is being allowed into the local schools).