Lawrence Park South real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a calm ambience will enjoy Lawrence Park South. There is a very large amount of greenery in this part of Toronto; it is very easy to reach green spaces in the neighbourhood, since there are around 10 of them close by for residents to check out, like Blythwood - Sherwood Ravine. Moreover, residents will find that the tree canopy coverage for a lot of streets is great. This part of the city is also reasonably good for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are generally calm.
Regardless of the medium of transportation, it is reasonably convenient to get around in Lawrence Park South. Travelling by public transit is straightforward in this part of Toronto. The neighbourhood is served by around 10 bus lines, and it is especially convenient to reach a nearby bus stop from most residences. It is also very easy for pedestrians to navigate Lawrence Park South; many daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle, and many businesses are reasonably close by. Lawrence Park South is quite conducive to cycling because the bicycling network is fairly good.
Around 70% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and the remainder are rented. In this neighbourhood, around 60% of dwellings are single detached homes, and the rest of the properties are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. Most of the housing growth in this part of Toronto took place pre-1960. This area also has a good choice of unit sizes - it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is typically possible for property owners in Lawrence Park South to buy general and specialty groceries by walking. Likewise, there is usually a restaurant or cafe in close proximity, for example along Yonge Street. Property owners can find a good number of clothing stores within walking distance. With regards to education, schools and daycares are convenient to access on foot from any location in Lawrence Park South. At the secondary level, both public and private schools can be found.