Englemount-Lawrence real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Englemount-Lawrence is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. Greenery is quite prominent in this area as there are numerous tree-lined streets. It is very easy to get to public green spaces in the neighbourhood since there are approximately 10 of them close by for residents to check out. This part of the city is quiet overall, as the streets tend to be peaceful - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially near Allen Expressway or Highway 401.
Regardless of the medium of transportation, it is reasonably convenient to move around in Englemount-Lawrence. This area has a very good public transit infrastructure. More precisely, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and it is very easy to reach a nearby bus stop from most homes. This part of Toronto is also well-suited for those who travel by foot; most daily needs are easy to meet without the use of a vehicle, and a good number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Englemount-Lawrence is not very amenable to cycling as the bicycling network is fairly poor. Nonetheless, there are few slopes to confront bicycle riders.
Roughly one third of buildings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Englemount-Lawrence, while small apartment buildings and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood also has a good selection of unit sizes; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 60% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home whereas the remainder are owners. Around 30% of properties in this area were constructed pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s.
Both general and specialty grocery stores are typically accessible within a rather short walk from any home in Englemount-Lawrence. Furthermore, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of options, and a limited variety of cafes can be found as well. Property owners can find numerous nearby clothing stores. As far as education is concerned, schools and daycares are convenient to reach on foot from most properties for sale in this part of Toronto. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.