Leaside-Bennington real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a calm atmosphere will enjoy Leaside-Bennington. There is a large amount of greenery in this part of the city; it is very easy to access green spaces from most locations in the neighbourhood since there are around 20 of them nearby for residents to unwind in. In addition, residents will find that the majority of streets have very good tree coverage. This part of the city is also reasonably good for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case near one of the railway lines.
Regardless of the means of transportation, it is reasonably convenient to travel in Leaside-Bennington. Residents can rely on public transit to navigate this part of Toronto. The neighbourhood is served by about 10 bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is generally just around the corner. Leaside-Bennington is also conducive to walking; many day-to-day needs are convenient to meet on foot, and various businesses are nearby. The bicycle is a sometimes poor means of transportation in this part of the city as cyclists are faced with a considerable amount of hills. Nonetheless, the cycling network is reasonably comprehensive.
In Leaside-Bennington, most dwellings are single detached homes, and the rest of the homes are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. This neighbourhood also has a good selection of housing size options - it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 70% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners while the remainder are rented. Most housing in this neighbourhood was built before the 1960s, during its biggest construction boom.
Parents and their schoolchildren will find that wherever their house is located in Leaside-Bennington, daycares and schools are close by. Besides public schools, there are private primary and secondary schools. With respect to eating, a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away in Leaside-Bennington. Moreover, there is generally a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. It is also a rather short distance to a decent selection of clothing stores.