Lawrence Park North real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a relaxed ambience will enjoy Lawrence Park North. This part of Toronto is good for those who enjoy quiet surroundings, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Finally, this area also features a very large amount of greenery as many tree-lined streets are present. There are about 10 parks close by for residents to relax in, like Rosedale Golf Club, making them very easy to reach.
This area will draw house buyers that appreciate a diversity of methods of transportation. The public transit network in Lawrence Park North is very good. In particular, it is convenient to come across a nearby rapid transit station, including Lawrence Station on the Yonge - University Line, from the bulk of houses in the neighbourhood. The neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are commonly nearby. It is also very easy for pedestrians to navigate this part of Toronto; many daily needs are easy to meet without having to use a vehicle, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Commuting by bicycle is sometimes difficult in Lawrence Park North because there are a good number of elevation changes. Thankfully, the cycling infrastructure is fairly good.
Around three quarters of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and one quarter are rented. In this part of the city, roughly 55% of dwellings are single detached homes, but small apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This area experienced its main building boom before the 1960s, so most of the available homes are from this era. This part of Toronto also has a good variety of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away in this neighbourhood. Furthermore, there are a fair number of options for those who appreciate nearby restaurants and cafes. It is also a rather short distance to a decent choice of clothing stores. In terms of education, 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.