Englemount-Lawrence real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Englemount-Lawrence is exemplified by its calm environment. There is a fair amount of greenery in this part of the city; there are about 10 parks nearby for residents to visit, such as Baycrest Park, and they are especially well-spread out, making it very easy to access them. Residents will also find that numerous tree-lined streets are prominent. This neighbourhood is quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case around Allen Expressway or Highway 401.
This neighbourhood enables house buyers to get around using several methods of transportation. The public transit network in this part of Toronto is very good owing to a few nearby bus lines. Most houses for sale in this part of the city are located in places that are also quite convenient for walking; many daily needs can be carried out without the use of a vehicle, and there are also a fair number of businesses in proximity. Despite the fact that the area is flat, commuting by bicycle is challenging in this part of Toronto because there are few bike lanes.
The majority of the housing stock of Englemount-Lawrence is made up of small apartment buildings and large apartment buildings, while the remainder are mainly single detached homes. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of one bedroom and two bedroom homes. Around 60% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters whereas the remainder are occupied by owners. About 30% of homes in this part of the city were constructed pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.
Parents and their children will value the proximity to schools and daycares, which are within walking distance from the majority of houses for sale in this part of Toronto. Parents are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. With regards to food, it is typically an option for home buyers in Englemount-Lawrence to buy general and specialty groceries by walking. In addition, a restaurant is generally just around the corner, and residents benefit from a few cafes as well. A very good choice of clothing stores can also be found within a short walking distance.