Leaside-Bennington real estate guide & listings for sale
Leaside-Bennington offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of the city is quiet overall, as the streets are generally peaceful - although there are still several louder sections, especially closer to one of the railway lines. Finally, the greenery in this neighbourhood is very prominent; there are about 20 green spaces nearby for residents to enjoy, such as Moore Park Ravine and Wilket Creek Park, and they are especially well-located, which makes them very easy to get to. Furthermore, residents will find that numerous tree-lined streets are present.
Regardless of the medium of transportation, it is convenient to get around in this part of Toronto. The public transit network in Leaside-Bennington is very good by reason of approximately 10 nearby bus lines. This neighbourhood is also a fairly pleasant part of Toronto for pedestrians; meeting day-to-day needs is easy on foot, and a variety of businesses are quite close by. It is at times challenging to travel by bike in this part of the city as bicycling is made arduous by the often sloping terrain. Nonetheless, the bicycling infrastructure is good.
Most of the housing growth in Leaside-Bennington took place pre-1960. Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing around 55% of dwellings in this neighbourhood, and the remaining properties are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. Homeowners occupy roughly 70% of the units in Leaside-Bennington and the remainder are rented. This part of the city offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away in Leaside-Bennington. Additionally, there is usually a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. Property owners have access to a good number of clothing stores within walking distance. In terms of education, parents and their children will value that wherever their property is located in Leaside-Bennington, daycares and schools are nearby. In addition to public schools, there are private primary and secondary schools.