Leaside-Bennington real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Leaside-Bennington is exemplified by its relaxed atmosphere. This part of the city features a large amount of greenery as many tree-lined streets are prominent. It is very easy to get to parks from most locations within the neighbourhood since there are about 20 of them close by for residents to unwind in. This neighbourhood is also quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially near one of the railway lines.
Regardless of the medium of transportation, it is quite simple to get around in Leaside-Bennington. This part of the city is very transit friendly. For example, house owners benefit from around 10 bus lines, and it is very easy to reach a nearby bus stop from most homes. Leaside-Bennington will also attract physically active house buyers as it is well-suited for walking; many daily needs are easy to meet without the use of a vehicle, and a variety of businesses are reasonably close by. This area is not particularly conducive to cycling as there are quite a few hills. Nonetheless, the cycling network is reasonably good.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about 55% of buildings in Leaside-Bennington, but small apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This area has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 70% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and the remainder are rented. Most of the housing growth in this part of the city took place pre-1960.
Families will welcome that no matter where their property is situated in Leaside-Bennington, daycares and schools are nearby. Parents can choose between public and private schools at both the primary and high school level. With respect to food, it is very easy to access both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from any home in Leaside-Bennington. Likewise, there is typically a restaurant or cafe in close proximity, for instance along Bayview Avenue. Property owners can find a good number of clothing stores within walking distance.