Leaside Real Estate

Homes For Sale In Leaside

Leaside offers some of the best homes for sale in Toronto, but not for the reasons you might think. It’s high profile is largely attributed to Leaside being an ideal place to raise children. With abundant green spaces, access to great schools, and a close proximity to exciting amenities, families love to call Leaside home. Leaside offers a chill atmosphere that can only be found in a few Toronto neighbourhoods and is perfect for those looking for some peace outside the city centre. As one of Toronto’s most sought-after neighbourhoods, we don’t think we need to convince you that Leaside is an amazing place to live. Still, here are some highlights of all that Leaside, Toronto has to offer.

Leaside
Subdivision
Price
Beds
Baths
For Sale / All Types

New Listing - 6 days online
$4,289,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
40 Rykert Crescent
Toronto, ON M4G2S9
Leaside Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: HARVEY KALLES REAL ESTATE LTD.
New Listing - 4 days online
$139,000
Business Opportunity For Sale
Active
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,400
SQFT
214 Laird Drive
Toronto, ON M4G3W4
Leaside Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: BOSLEY REAL ESTATE LTD.
$3,399,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
5
TOTAL BATHS
329 Sutherland Drive
Toronto, ON M4G1J7
Leaside Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX ULTIMATE REALTY INC.
$6,490,000
Business Opportunity For Sale
Active
7,200
SQFT
86 Laird Drive
Toronto, ON M4G3V1
Leaside Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX HALLMARK REALTY LTD.
$609,900
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1387 Bayview #302
Toronto, ON M4G3A5
Leaside Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX CONDOS PLUS CORPORATION

Leaside Real Estate In Toronto

A majority of Leaside homes were built prior to the 1960s, with a few new additions coming in later on. Most of the homes for sale in Leaside you’ll find are single-family, tudor-style houses that were built in the ‘30s and ‘40s. The typical Leaside real estate features a sizable yard with private driveways and a garage. Leaside’s houses provide plenty of room for families of every size and ensure a good amount of privacy. If you look for homes for sale in Leaside, you’ll notice that most of them have working fireplaces, hardwood floors, and well-kept wood trim. In addition to single-family homes, Leaside also offers a number of bungalows and semi-detached homes.

Since the 1990s, Leaside has seen an influx of townhouse and condominium developments. Mostly found on the outskirts of the neighbourhood, these properties typically feature two storeys and less land than their historical counterparts. One of Leaside’s newest condo developments is the Upper East Village Condos, located at Brentcliffe and Eglinton East. Residents of Upper East Village are able to enjoy a plethora of ground-level amenities including coffee shops, retail stores, eateries, and convenience shops. In addition, the condos themselves feature shared amenities such as a steam room, swimming pool, private gym, outdoor entertainment areas, and more!

Most single-family homes in Leaside are between $2 million and $5 million, with the average home listing for $2.2 million. Condominium and townhouse prices can vary depending on how new they are and what features they offer, but the average condo in Leaside runs for about $700,000.

Nearby Neighbourhoods

Leaside Schools

One of the reasons that families love Leaside so much is that it offers excellent schooling options. No matter your children’s ages, language preferences, or skills, Leaside has a number of schools to choose from. The Toronto District School Board oversees Leasides public schools, while the Toronto District Catholic School Board provides schooling with religious implementation. In addition to both public and private schools, the Conseil scolaire Viamonde (CSV) provides french-immersion at certain Leaside schools as well.

Here are some schooling options to choose from in the area:

Northlea Elementary and Middle School
Bessborough Elementary and Middle School
Leaside High School
Rolph Road Elementary School
St. Anselm Catholic School

Leaside Amenities

Leaside features plenty of places to work, eat, and play. Whether you are 5 or 55, the peaceful ambiance of Leaside is sure to keep you occupied. From gardens to playgrounds to recreational complexes, Leaside has a little bit of everything. On top of those amenities, there are a number of parks throughout the neighbourhood to spend your day in, with room for sports, picnics, and other activities. Here are some of Leaside’s biggest highlights:

Recreation

Leaside Memorial Community Gardens is the centre for recreation in the neighbourhood. This multi-recreational facility includes an indoor ice rink, indoor swimming pool, a curling rink, and an auditorium. Leaside Memorial is an excellent alternative for getting active on cold or rainy days, since most of its offerings are indoors.

Looking for something out of the box? SkyZone Trampoline Park is located in Leaside as well. With a foam pit, trampoline dodgeball court, warrior course, and more, SkyZone is a great way for kids and adults to burn off some energy. The Leaside Public Library and VanderHoof Skatepark are some other great recreation options.

Parks

There are a number of parks to go to when you live in Leaside, and each park offers something different. Here are two of the best parks to check out in Leaside.

Sunnybrook Park provides excellent picnic spots, top-notch sports, a walking trail, a snack bar, and even horseback riding stables!
Trace Manes Park is home to Leaside Tennis Club with six tennis courts! Trace Manes also offers a playground, baseball diamond, and an ice rink. Even better? This park is right across from the Public Library, so you can head inside for a break when you need one.

Shopping and Dining

Leaside has a ton of shopping and dining options for every taste. Bayview Avenue is a popular shopping spot for families, as there are several great children’s stores along the stretch. Not only does it offer great stores for kids, but Bayview Ave. also features antique shops, specialty stores, and pubs. Sunnybrook Plaza and the surrounding stores on Eglinton Avenue are one of Leasides most popular shopping centres. More specialty shops and small businesses are located toward the centre of the neighbourhood along McRae Drive and Millwood Road.

Leaside’s newest shopping addition is the Leaside Centre. Right across from Leaside Business Park, this shopping centre is where you’ll find national retailers and bigger chains.

Transportation

Leaside offers several modes of transportation for residents. Walking around is easy in Leaside, with many daily errands being easy to accomplish on foot. If you are keen on cycling, Leaside has a great biking network, but it can be strenuous since there are many inclines throughout the neighbourhood. As far as public transit is concerned, Leaside provides bus lines that connect you to different parts of the city as well as subway stations. Wherever you need to go, one of the buses that run through Leaside are sure to get you there.

If you have your own vehicle, you can be downtown in ten minutes through the Bayview Extension. The extension also meets Don Valley Parkways and other highways, so you’ll always have an easy time travelling by car.

Distance to City Amenities

  • 5 minutes to closest shopping mall
  • 15 minutes to TTC Station
  • 10 minutes to Michael Garron Hospital (formerly Toronto East General Hospital)
  • 5 minutes to nearest Bus Station
  • 25 minutes to Toronto Pearson Airport
  • 5 minutes to nearest highway

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