Saint-Léonard real estate guide & listings for sale

Saint-Léonard offers a slower-paced atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of the city is quiet overall, as the streets are quite peaceful - although that is not the case closer to Autoroute Métropolitaine or the railway line. Finally, this borough also features a fair amount of greenery; parks are very well-located and there are about 30 of them close by for residents to discover, which makes it easy to get to them. Residents will also find that many tree-lined streets are prominent.

Transportation

Saint-Léonard presents homeowners with the choice between various methods of transportation. A majority of the homes for sale in this area are located in places that are very convenient for those who travel by foot; many daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well. On the other hand, this part of the city is not especially amenable to cycling because there are few bike lanes. Nevertheless, bicycle riders do not face significant hills. Travelling by public transit is easy in Saint-Léonard. Property owners are served by around 10 bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. This part of Montréal is also reasonably car friendly. It is a short drive to the closest highway, such as Autoroute Métropolitaine, from any location in this part of Montréal.

Housing

Renters occupy about two thirds of the units in the borough whereas the rest are occupied by owners. In this area, the majority of buildings are small apartment buildings, while duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. A majority of the housing growth in this part of Montréal happened between 1960 and 1980. This borough offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes.

Services

Families will appreciate that no matter where their property is situated in Saint-Léonard, primary schools and daycares are nearby. On the other hand, high schools are not very numerous and therefore tend to require an extended walk to get to. In terms of eating, it is usually practical for home buyers in this area to buy general and specialty groceries on foot. Moreover, Saint-Léonard is a good place in which to eat out or go to a cafe. Residents benefit from a fair number of nearby clothing stores, for instance along Rue Jarry.

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