Englemount-Lawrence Real Estate

Homes For Sale In Englemount-Lawrence

Englemount-Lawrence is a quiet, sought-after neighbourhood located in central Toronto, in the eclectic and prosperous district of North York. Englemount-Lawrence offers easy access to major routes and is less than 25 minutes from downtown Toronto, which means individuals and families with young children can enjoy a relaxed suburban life with all the city-living conveniences well within reach. Residents love Englemount-Lawrence’s plentiful school options, well-maintained parks, varied housing alternatives, and accessible amenities. If you are currently looking for Toronto real estate, this well-situated community is worth considering.

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Toronto, ON M6A1R5
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More About Englemount-Lawrence Real Estate

Englemount-Lawrence is a primarily residential area with a growing and diverse population of about 22,000. For several years now, the age group with the highest growth rate in this neighbourhood was youth, people between 15 and 24.

Englemount-Lawrence comprises part of the Lawrence Heights and Lawrence Manor communities and is bounded by Briar Hill Avenue on the south, Bathurst Street on the east, Allen Road on the west, and Highway 401 on the north.

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Englemount-Lawrence Real Estate Market

The homes for sale in Englemount-Lawrence have been in high demand lately, with many families and young professionals looking for quality living not far from Toronto’s core. That increasing demand mixed with Toronto’s overall low housing supply results in rising home prices.

Currently, the average single-family detached home in this neighbourhood will set you back for around $2M, which is 29% over Toronto’s average home price. Detached and semi-detached single-family houses are the most common housing type in Englemount-Lawrence, but there are also townhomes and condominiums to choose from.

Most of the housing developments in this neighbourhood date back to the ‘50s and ‘60s. The majority of the properties in Englemount-Lawrence are modern, with stone and red-brick construction. Several of the old structures have been refreshed (or replaced altogether) with exquisite and stately restorations. The more affluent section of Englemount-Lawrence is located between Bathurst Street and Yonge.

Aside from freestanding and attached dwellings, homebuyers can find Englemount-Lawrence condos for sale in low, mid, and high-rise buildings. You can find pretty good deals on the side streets west of Bathurst.

The most affordable units are typically listed for around $529K, and they sell pretty quickly. If you are in the market for a townhouse, the ones in Englemount-Lawrence sell for about $4.1M on average.

Englemount-Lawrence Schools

Regardless of where they settle in the neighbourhood, families with school-age children can easily access excellent educational opportunities if they move to Englemount-Lawrence. Children may attend public and private schools (including some great Montessori options) and secular and religious institutions offering English or French language instruction.

Englemount-Lawrence is serviced by the Toronto District School Board for English language education, while the Conseil scolaire Viamonde oversees the schools for francophone students in the area. You can choose a program from ABM College, Medix College, or Dan Robert College for post-secondary education alternatives. Many of them offer several degrees in health sciences. Keep reading for a list of the top-ranked schools in the community per level:

Elementary & Middle Schools

Lawrence Heights Middle School
50 Highland Hill, North York, ON M6A 2R1

Baycrest Public School
145 Baycrest Ave, North York, ON M6A 1W4

Flemington Public School
10 Flemington Rd, North York, ON M6A 2N4

Glen Park Public School
101 Englemount Ave, North York, ON M6B 4L5

Secondary Schools

John Polanyi Collegiate Institute
640 Lawrence Ave W, North York, ON M6A 1B1

Private Schools

The Clover School – Midtown Junior Campus
3180 Bathurst St, North York, ON M6A 2A9

Bais Chomesh High School for Girls
3600 Bathurst St, North York, ON M6A 2C9

Bais Yaakov Elementary School
15 Saranac Blvd, Toronto, ON M6A

Yeshivas Nefesh Dovid
70 Fairholme Ave, North York, ON M6B 2W6

Specialised Schools

ÉSC Monseigneur-de-Charbonnel
110 Drewry Ave, North York, ON M2M 1C8

Living In Englemount-Lawrence

Englemount-Lawrence is a great neighbourhood for all households, but families are the largest group in the area. This means plenty of services, activities, and events are tailored specifically for kids and parents.

Safe, calm, close to all the major routes, and with an abundance of parks, schools, shopping malls, and community centres nearby, this community has everything you need right at your fingertips.

In addition to that, Engelmount-Lawrence is set to receive a major makeover as part of the Lawrence-Allen revitalization project. The initiative will proceed with the renovation of social housing in the neighbouring community of Lawrence Heights. New retail locations and improved public areas are anticipated, including bicycle pathways and walking routes.

This area will continue to attract investors because of its proximity to Toronto’s downtown, excellent accessibility, and growing real estate market. So if you were considering shopping for homes for sale in Englemount-Lawrence at some point, this is probably the best time.

Englemount-Lawrence Amenities

Englemount-Lawrence is a primarily residential and quiet neighbourhood; it nevertheless experiences a lot of activity, especially on the west side (near Bathurst St.). There are numerous things to do, shops to visit, and restaurants to try here.

Parks & Recreation

Englemount-Lawrence is home to 11 parks, parkettes, and recreational facilities where residents enjoy a variety of sports and leisure activities, including walking, biking, and swimming. Here is a short list of the best spots to have fun in the area:

  • Baycrest Park: This 9-hectare park features a ball diamond, tennis courts, a multi-sport field, and a playground. It’s located northwest, near 401 and Allen Road, and adjacent to the Baycrest Arena.
  • Viewmount Park & Tennis Club: Located to the southwestern side of the neighbourhood, this park has a baseball field, bicycle paths, and a playground for children. The tennis courts are great for an active afternoon among friends.
  • Lawrence Heights Community Centre: This community centre offers a variety of after-school activities, including sports and arts programs for youth. Locals enjoy well-equipped facilities, such as computer and training rooms, a gym, a skateboard area, and an outdoor pool.

Shopping & Dining

There are numerous shops and restaurants in Englemount-Lawrence, but Lawrence Plaza is one of the area’s top spots dedicated to both retail and dining. Located at Bathurst and Lawrence, the 1-storey outdoor mall has catered to the area since 1953. The plaza has several financial, medical, and government services, along with many shopping alternatives, delicious eateries (many of them Kosher), and coffee shops. Additional shopping opportunities await at Lawrence Allen Centre, or a few minutes north by car at Yorkdale Shopping Centre.

Childcare Centres

Englemount-Lawrence has several licensed child care centres accepting infants from 0 to preschool age for parents with young children. The public option is Dalemount Child Care, located at Glen Park Public School in Englemount Avenue. BrightPath Academy Forest Hill and Esther Exton Child Care Centre are private childcare alternatives in the neighbourhood.

Healthcare Facilities

As far as healthcare is concerned, Englemount-Lawrence’s senior residents can trust their medical care to one of the best geriatric hospitals of all Toronto: Baycrest Hospital. The North York General Hospital and the Toronto Western Hospital are only a few minutes away by car for additional medical services.

Public Transit

The most popular way for Englemount-Lawrence residents to travel is by automobile mainly because the community’s borders are defined by several major roads, including Lawrence Ave, Bathurst St, Allen Rd, and Hwy 104. Also, parking is readily available. However, the neighbourhood is well serviced by public transit. The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) runs a number of bus lines through Englemount-Lawrence, including 7 Bathurst and 52 Lawrence. The Lawrence West Station located west on Allen Rd is the closest subway station.

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