Lawrence Park North real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Lawrence Park North is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. This part of Toronto features a very large amount of greenery as there are many tree-lined streets. There are around 10 green spaces close by for residents to discover, such as Rosedale Golf Club, which results in them being very easy to access from the majority of locations in Lawrence Park North. This neighbourhood is also reasonably good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.
Lawrence Park North will attract property owners that value a variety of methods of transportation. Lawrence Park North benefits from a very good public transit infrastructure. More precisely, the closest rapid transit station, such as Lawrence Station on the Yonge - University Line, is usually within walking distance from the majority of residences in the neighbourhood. There are a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most properties. Physically active people will also welcome the very pedestrian-friendly character of Lawrence Park North; meeting daily needs is easy on foot, and a variety of businesses are quite nearby. This neighbourhood is not particularly conducive to cycling since the topography is not especially flat. Thankfully, Lawrence Park North features a fairly good bicycling infrastructure.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing around 55% of dwellings in Lawrence Park North, and the rest of the properties are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. This neighbourhood has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About three quarters of the population of this neighbourhood own their home while renters make up the remainder. The homes in this neighbourhood are very old, because roughly 70% of its dwellings were constructed pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 2000s.
Daycares and schools are straightforward to access on foot from anywhere in this area. At the primary level, both public and private schools can be found. Concerning food, it is usually feasible for home buyers in Lawrence Park North to buy general and specialty groceries on foot. Moreover, there is typically a restaurant or cafe in close proximity, for instance on Yonge Street. It is also a rather short walk to a good choice of clothing stores.