One of Canada’s Wealthiest Neighbourhoods
With residential streets so tranquil and garden packed, you’ll forget how close to Yonge and the shopping district you really are, Lawrence Park is one of the hottest communities in Toronto right now for those looking to buy a home.
The neighbourhood began to develop in the early 1900s, specifically designed to focus on the residential, but to keep amenities near the boundaries for easy access. Located between Bayview and Yonge Street, and bordered to the north by Lawrence Street, this area is primarily residential, but gives the community the ease to head to many nearby busy streets for any shopping, food, or fun they need.
Ranked Toronto’s best neighbourhood in 2014, Lawrence Park is praised for its walkability, and the amenities available. Beyond beautiful and luxurious surroundings, residents also praise a tight knit community that sticks together to keep the neighbourhood safe and connected. Many active BIAs, community groups, task forces, and parent organizations have come together to truly make Lawrence Park what it is today.
House prices are climbing fast, especially in Lawrence Park. So if you’re busy browsing houses for sale in the area, you’ll want to make your move quickly before you get priced out.
Investing in a Lawrence Park home is one of the safer real estate purchases you can buy in Toronto, with their long history of stable house pricing, and overall neighbourhood value. You can be sure you’re making a sound purchase. Even before the recent explosion in the Toronto housing market, homes in this area were valued very well, with renovated homes selling for over $2 million.
Live in Luxury in North Toronto
The beautiful neighbourhoods in Lawrence Park are shaped in part by the amazing variety of architecture and community commitment to gardening. Lorrie Dunington-Grubb, who founded Sheridan Nurseries, landscaped and designed the gardens and green spaces in local boulevards and parks, and the designs are maintained to this day. Residents have also contributed to beautifying the neighbourhood, with a community standard that is unparalleled.
Lawrence Park lives up to its name, with an incredible amount of green and outdoor space for recreation, the community really does feel as though it sits inside a park. Golf lovers are only minutes away from the Rosedale Golf Club, an exclusive course known as one of Canada’s best classic golf courses, and many local residents are active members of the Granite Club.
Local businesses cater to the residents of this neighbourhood, offering luxury shopping, gourmet dining, gift shops, bakeries, and an incredible variety of small stores and businesses. Most of these shopping districts are set up for casual Saturday strolling, and cater to those who like to spend an hour or two browsing.
If you’re looking to live in one of the city’s most luxurious neighbourhoods, Lawrence Park is top of the list. With homes available in many styles, and easy access to both the highway and downtown, it is the perfect location for busy professionals to settle down.
If you’re ready for the rundown of houses for sale in the Lawrence Park area, check out Remax Urban’s listings, or give us a call today at 416-843-7172.