About Agincourt North
Agincourt North neighbourhood in Toronto. Popular communities include Agincourt South-Malvern West, Bendale, Malvern, Scarborough Village, Tam O'Shanter-Sullivan.
Agincourt North has 79 homes on the market. Of the 13674 total properties listed in Toronto, Agincourt North makes up just 0.6%. The average asking price of a property in Agincourt North is $613,499, with an estimated mortgage of $2,078 per month. That is 2.2 times less of the average asking price of $1,334,953 in Toronto. Properties listed in Agincourt North are an average of 610 square feet, with 2.3 beds and 2.2 baths. Agincourt North has 13.9% apartments relative to all the other listings in this neighbourhood.
Agincourt North is a very multicultural neighbourhood in the district of Scarborough in Toronto. It is bounded along Sheppard Avenue between Markham and Kennedy Roads; the north-south encompasses lands between Finch Avenue and Highway 401.
It is formally known by the City of Toronto as absorbing this area and that of Agincourt South–Malvern West. The name Agincourt is frequently used to include a bigger region of north-west Scarborough than just the publicly documented neighbourhood.
The vicinity to the west of Agincourt is officially named Tam O'Shanter–Sullivan which is regularly integrated as part of Agincourt. Both sections are part of the electoral ward of Scarborough—Agincourt.
The suitably named Agincourt Mall can be found in Tam O'Shanter. Brimley Woods Park is a favourite green space for residents of the neighbourhood or those searching for real estate in Agincourt North. Comrades join together at the Agincourt Gardening Club and socialize at the local community centre.
Even in past times neighbours gathered, there was a Presbyterian church located on the north-east corner in Agincourt North. Today, this is known as Knox United Church and what else is the ever evolving Agincourt Junior Public school and the circa 1915 Agincourt Collegiate Institute is also in the community.
This neighbourhood is great for cyclists as off-road bike trail course through the corridor from L’Amoreaux Park east of Kennedy to Middlefield Road. It is an accomplished part of a planned superior off road bike trail system along the Finch and other Hydro passages, in addition to other relations being deliberated in parks, rail passageways, and on the streets.
Homes for sale in Agincourt North are in a community where there is a visible minority, in fact one of the largest Asian neighbourhoods in the City of Toronto.
An incursion if Taiwanese and Chinese arrived from Hong Kong during the 1980s, primarily around Sheppard and Midland Avenues. However, the community has also seen in shift of residents as there are also great East Indian and Indo Pakistani enclaves in Agincourt.
Agincourt North homes for sale are common to be detached, 2-storey houses as prevalent in the community. The average number of bedrooms per home is three, though there are smaller percentages of one, two, four and five bedroom properties as well.
Real estate in Agincourt North includes an assemblage of high rises on McCowan and Finch. Additionally, there are clusters of townhouses as well as the exceptional semi-detached suburban home.
Agincourt North started off as a small village positioned around the Knox Presbyterian Church. The original structure of Knox Church was built in 1846 but was traded in 1872 with the story-book brick place of worship that is still erect today.
In 1858, the "Agincourt" post office launched in the general store of John Hill. Hill obtained this post office with the help of a Quebec Parliament Member who contended the post office be given a French title. Hill's patrons were mostly English and Scottish and so he picked the name "Agincourt" after the French Town where King Henry the V won his prominent battle in 1415.
The most noteworthy wave of development in Agincourt happened between 1945 and 1965, when most of the current day neighbourhood was built.
Getting around Agincourt North is fairly easy as the neighbourhood has its own Go Transit station on the north side of Sheppard Avenue, just east of Kennedy Road. This station offers travelers morning train service to Union Station in downtown Toronto. This train comes back to Agincourt in the late afternoon from Union Station.
The Toronto Transit bus lines on Finch and Sheppard Avenues links passengers to the Yonge-University-Spadina subway line and bus services on Bellamy, Brimley, Kennedy, Markham Roads, McCowan and Midland Avenue connect passengers to stations on the Bloor-Danforth subway line.
Agincourt North real estate agents can tell potential homebuyers that the neighbourhood is loaded with Asian shopping plazas and malls, especially along McCown Road and Sheppard Avenue. Here, residents can find Asian supermarkets, seafood restaurants, fruit stores, herbal stores, vegetarian spots, beauty salons, bakeries and banks.
The largest shopping mall in this community is the Agincourt Mall on Sheppard Avenue. This mall is flanked by a Wal-Mart department store and a Loblaws supermarket, and features offers national retailers as well as chain stores.
Woodside Square is also in the community and is a medium-size indoor shopping complex anchored by discount department stores in addition to a supermarket. This mall offers a variety of fashion, gift, home entertainment and food stores.
Real estate in Agincourt North relies on access to entertainment attractions, luckily this neighbourhood has that. The Agincourt Community Centre (31 Glen Watford Drive) features indoor swimming programs, fitness classes as well as recreational skating. The Agincourt Lawn Bowling Club functions out of the park neighboring the community centre.
The Agincourt Gardening Club convenes regularly at the Christian Centre of Knox United Church (2575 Midland Avenue). Brimley Woods Park is celebrated for its luminous display of trillium flowers that blossom in early May. This park offers a short wood chip nature path underneath a tall canopy of maple trees.
A public library is located in the Woodside Square shopping centre, and features year-round programming for adults and children.