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Church & Wellesley

Church & Wellesley is a neighbourhood in Toronto, Ontario.


In Church & Wellesley, the overwhelming majority of dwellings are large apartment buildings, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings. This area is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes. About 80% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters and 20% are occupied by owners. About 30% of properties in this area were constructed after the year 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s.


Church & Wellesley does not require driving since various other methods of transportation are at the disposal of property owners. It is very easy for pedestrians to move around in this neighbourhood; carrying out day-to-day needs is very convenient by walking, and many businesses are very nearby. Riding a bicycle is very adopted in Church & Wellesley since a bike share station can always be found close by, and the bicycling network is reasonably good. Thanks to Wellesley Station with access to the Yonge - University Line, and a few nearby bus lines, the public transit system in this part of the city is especially practical. On the other hand, commuting by car is difficult in Church & Wellesley. Nonetheless, nearby highways are easy to drive to from any location in this area.


In Church & Wellesley, parents and their kids will almost always be able to reach schools and daycares by walking. Besides public schools, there are private primary and secondary schools. With respect to eating, both general and specialty grocery stores are ordinarily accessible within a very short walk from any location in this part of Toronto. Moreover, owing to 150-odd restaurants and cafes in Church & Wellesley, there is almost always a spot to get a meal or a beverage just around the corner. Home buyers can find a very large number of clothing stores within walking distance.


Church & Wellesley is a great neighbourhood for those who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. It is very easy to find vibrant areas in this part of the city. There are often a very large number of people around, a vast selection of entertainment venues can be found nearby, and places to go out at night are well-spread throughout the neighbourhood. Irwin Avenue is among the most lively streets in this part of Toronto. There is a small amount of greenery in this neighbourhood; to be more precise, residents will find that relatively few tree-lined streets are present. Nonetheless, it is very easy to reach parks from numerous locations within the neighbourhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to unwind in.

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