Live a small town lifestyle in Leaside
With a neighbourhood library/community centre and numerous park and playgrounds, Leaside offers a small town lifestyle and strong sense of community with all the advantages of big city amenities.
Ask residents of Leaside why they love living there and great schools and fabulous local shopping will be at the top of the list. The area is served by three elementary schools, two middle schools and even its own high school.
Leaside is a neighbourhood where children can safely walk or ride their bikes to school on winding, tree-canopied streets. If it sounds idyllic, you’re right.
Most homes are within walking distance of Bayview Avenue which features an eclectic selection of shops and restaurants, including antique shops, speciality stores and neighbourhood pubs that attract clientele from all over the city. Many of these stores are geared towards children, reflecting the demographics of this neighbourhood.
Currently under construction the Crosstown LRT with 2 stations in Leaside will connect the neighbourhood directly with Toronto’s subway system.
Just east of Laird Drive, a formerly industrial area has been transformed and now boasts an impressive collection of national retailers, including two major supermarkets (Longos and Sobeys) as well as major brands such as Canadian Tire, Home Depot, Sport Chek, Winners, Best Buy, HMV and the LCBO (Liquor Control Board of Ontario).
Downtown Toronto is a short drive away via the Bayview extension.
475 Broadway Avenue is currently listed for sale in Leaside.