The Neighbourhood

Buy homes in leaside

One of the most sought-after neighbourhoods in Toronto, Leaside is known for its abundant green spaces and beautiful parks. Its charming houses are located on large lots, and are often appointed with beautiful detailing. This area is especially desirable by families with children, for its community centres and playgrounds.

The most famous house in Leaside is James Lea's, at 201 Sutherland Drive. Constructed in1909, it is unique in that the rear of the house faces Sutherland Drive. It was originally built to face a street that has ceased to exist.

Are you charmed by the houses and family-friendly life of this neighbourhood? Let Liisa help you find your new home.

The following homes have sold in the past few months:

Street List Price  Type  Style  Bdrms  +
Broadway $839,000  Semi  2-Storey  2  
Broadway $999,000  Detached Bungalow  2  
Glenbrae $839,000  Semi  2-Storey  2  
Millwood $949,000  Detached  2-Storey  3  
Millwood $949,900  Detached  Bungalow  3  
Glenvale $999,000  Detached  1 1/2 Stor  2  
Airdrie $1,375,000  Detached  2-Storey  3  
Donegall $1,195,000  Semi  2-Storey  3  
Hanna $1,295,000  Detached  Bungalow  2  
Parkhurst $1,989,000  Detached  2-Storey  4  
Rumsey  $1,279,000  Detached  2-Storey  3  
Rykert  $1,495,000  Detached  2-Storey  3  
Millwood $2,200,000  Multiplex  2-Storey  5  
Glenvale $2,499,000  Detached  2-Storey  4  
Astor  $1,495,000  Detached  2-Storey  3  
Astor  $1,670,000 Detached 2-Storey  3  
Laird  $1,399,000  Detached  2-Storey  3  
Randolph  $2,338,000  Detached  2-Storey  4  
Donlea  $1,149,000  Semi  2-Storey  4  

Schools In Leaside

With so many schools to choose from in and around the neighbourhood of Leaside, you will find one to suit your family's needs. Contact Liisa Arra to help you purchase a home in this area at 416-312-9549 or email Liisaarra@gmail.com.

Elementary Schools 

Bessborough Drive Elementary and Middle School 

211 Bessborough Drive, 416-396-2315

Northlea Elementary and Middle School

305 Rumsey Road, 416-396-2395

Rolph Road School

31 Rolph Road, 416-396-2435  

St. Anselm Catholic School

182 Bessborough Drive, 416- 393-5243

Post Secondary Schools

York University - Glendon campus.

2275 Bayview Ave. (416) 487-6710

University of Toronto - St. George Campus

27 King's College Circle (416) 978-2011


High Schools 

Leaside High School

200 Hanna Road, 416-396-2380


Private Schools

Toronto French School

306 Lawrence Ave. East, (416) 484-6533

Crescent School

2365 Bayview Ave., 416-449-2556

Branksome Hall

10 Elm Avenue, 416-920-9741

Shopping in Leaside

Take a stroll down Bayview Avenue,  south of Eglinton,  to enjoy the wide range of stores and international restaurants. Be charmed by the antique shops and other specialty boutiques that cater to children and adults alike.

You will also find larger grocery stores and services along  Eglinton Avenue, on both the northwest and northeast corners at Bayview.   

 Further east, at   Laird Drive, there are several big name stores such as Home Depot, Future Shop, Canadian Tire, Pier 1 Imports, and Petsmart.

If you would like to find a home in the Leaside area with its convenient access to good shopping, give Liisa Arra, broker a call at 416-487-5131 or email Larra@remax.net.

Liisa sells real estate in the Toronto areas of Davisville, Leaside, and downtown condos as well as North York neighbourhoods of York Mills, Willowdale, and Lansing