Lawrence Park North real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Lawrence Park North is exemplified by its calm ambience. This neighbourhood features a very large amount of greenery as the tree canopy coverage for the majority of streets is excellent. There are about 10 parks nearby for residents to unwind in, including Rosedale Golf Club, which results in them being very easy to access from the majority of locations within Lawrence Park North. This area is also fairly good for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as the streets tend to be tranquil.
Lawrence Park North will attract homeowners that value a diversity of modes of transportation. Travelling on foot is very practical for property owners in this part of the city; most daily needs are convenient to meet on foot, and there are also a good number of businesses close by. Even though the bicycling infrastructure is good, the bike is a sometimes poor means of transportation in Lawrence Park North since there are a fair number of slopes. Lawrence Park North is a very pleasant part of Toronto for moving around by public transit. More specifically, rapid transit stations, such as Lawrence Station on the Yonge - University Line, are not particularly far-removed from the majority of properties in the neighbourhood. There are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and bus stops are ordinarily nearby. This area is also quite car friendly. Most real estate listings are a rather short drive from the closest highway.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing roughly 55% of dwellings in Lawrence Park North, while small apartment buildings and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This area experienced its largest construction boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this time period. This neighbourhood offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly three quarters of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and renters make up the remainder.
Parents and their children will value the proximity to schools and daycares, which are within walking distance from vast majority houses for sale in Lawrence Park North. Families can choose between public and private elementary schools. Regarding food, it is very often feasible for home buyers in this neighbourhood to shop for general and specialty groceries by walking. In addition, Lawrence Park North is a good place in which to go out to eat or go to a cafe, for example along Yonge Street. Property owners have access to a fair number of nearby clothing stores.