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Welcome to Leaside

Neighbourhood Description

There is an open feel about Leaside with its tree lined streets and its proximity to Sunnybrook Park, Serena Gundy Park, and the Don Valley Walkway and Bicycle Trail.  Children set up their hockey and basketball nets to play on quiet streets, little league teams, skating, curling and hockey at Leaside Arena and tennis and baseball at Trace Manes Park are well supported making Leaside a great neighbourhood for children.   Four neighbourhood elementary schools, one offering a French Immersion programme, are in walking distance for most children. In  Leaside's active community in midtown Toronto people know each other, block parties and  other community functions are common and local organizations and issues are strongly supported.

Ease of access to the downtown core through the Bayview Extension is another advantage to Leaside.  Shopping and fine restaurants on Bayview and Mt Pleasant Avenues and proximity to the entertainment offered at Yonge and Eglinton are added conveniences for Leasiders. In addition, recent development along Laird Drive has added a larger shopping center and rejuvenation of that area.  Its friendliness, its strong community atmosphere and its attractive homes make Leaside a neighbourhood where people tend to become long-term residents.

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Leaside Map [MLS Region - C11]

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Real Estate

Leaside, a neighbourhood of mainly single- family, detached brick homes on good-sized lots, has undergone a transformation in recent years. Many of the original bungalows have been rebuilt to present day standards, and many of the larger homes have added large extensions and upgrades.  Homes with large family rooms and with four bedrooms are now increasingly common.  Semi- detached homes still exist and recently small condominium residence developments have been built.

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Commuting

Approx. distances to:

Don Valley Parkway: 3.5 kms
401 and 400: 12 kms
QEW: 7 kms
King/ Bay: 6 kms
Yonge and Bloor: 5 kms
Nearest subway: Eglinton, St Clair

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Favourite Spots

Favourite Restaurants

Rahiers

The Tea Emporium

Riz 

Favourite Stores

Great card shop - Write Impressions

Great hair cut - Fiorio

The Flying Dragon - Books

Moms-to-Be...and More

Cobs Bakery

Hollywood Gelato

Favourite Places

Running  Routes - Serena Gundy/ Sunnybrook Park.

Bayview Strip

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Schools

Toronto District School Board

Elementary Schools

  • Northlea  Public School, 305 Rumsey Rd.  416 396-2395
  • Bessborough   Public School,  211 Bessborough Dr.  416 396-2315,
  • Rolph   Road  Public School, 31 Rolph Rd.  416 396-2435

Secondary Schools

  • Leaside High School, 200 Hanna  Road. 416 396 238  

Toronto Catholic District School Board

Elementary

  • St. Anselm’s Catholic School, 182 Bessborough  Drive.  416-393-5243

Secondary

  • Marshall McLuhan, 1107 Avenue Road.

*Check with local schools concerning boundary restrictions.

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Neighbourhood Listings

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