L'Amoreaux neighbourhood in Toronto. Popular communities include Tam O'Shanter-Sullivan, Steeles, Agincourt South-Malvern West, Milliken, Pleasant View.
L'Amoreaux has 94 homes on the market. Of the 12708 total properties listed in Toronto, L'Amoreaux makes up just 0.7%. The average asking price of a property in L'Amoreaux is $723,816, with an estimated mortgage of $2,452 per month. That is 1.8 times less of the average asking price of $1,313,781 in Toronto. Properties listed in L'Amoreaux are an average of 790 square feet, with 2.8 beds and 2.5 baths. L'Amoreaux has 23.4% apartments relative to all the other listings in this neighbourhood.
L'Amoreaux is a neighbourhood in the Scarborough district of the City of Toronto and is located east of Victoria Park Avenue, south of McNicoll Avenue, west of Kennedy Road and north of Huntingwood Drive. The neighbourhood of L'Amoreaux is named after Josue L'Amoreaux, a French Huguenot loyalist who settled in the area.
Real estate in L'Amoreaux can be found at the north end of Toronto which is the main reason for its clear suburban character. In this neighbourhood visitors and residents alike will spot meandering tree-lined streets, pedestrian friendly sidewalks as well as fine maintained family homes.
The planned subdivision areas of Bamburgh, Bridlewood and Wishing Well are part of the greater L'Amoreaux community and each has its own school, shopping and parks.
Neighbourhood landmarks in L'Amoreaux include the Tam O'Shanter Golf course which is just off Kennedy Road, Bridlewood Mall located at Warden Avenue, the Ontario Hydro Fields just south of McNicol Avenue and L'Amoreaux Park as well as Scarborough Grace Hospital which are both positioned on Birchmount Avenue.
Homes for sale in L’Amoreaux may consist of ranch bungalows, split-levels or two-storey homes. This area is a suburban residential neighbourhood consisting primarily of single-family detached homes and town homes.
These structures date back to the late 1950s; in addition, there are some mid to high-rise apartment buildings and condos for sale in L’Amoreaux. Furthermore, are numerous projects currently underway and others that have recently been completed on vacated Ontario Hydro corridors.
L'Amoreaux's housing stock was built during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. These homes are positioned on lots that are usually forty to seventy feet in width and include attached or built-in garages. There are also sections of townhouse areas and high-rise apartment complexes situated along the marginal streets of this region.
The largest houses in L'Amoreaux are the two-storey, exclusive style homes situated close to the Tam O'Shanter Golf Course. These houses are sited on expansive well-treed lots. Some of these homes also back onto the golf course.
L'Amoreaux's original settler was Josue L'Amoreaux, a loyalist of French Huguenot lineage who arrived here around 1816with his wife, seven children and two nephews. The spiritual hubs of this pioneer community were St. Paul's Church L'Amoreaux and Christie's Methodist Church, which were both started in the 1840s. Although these churches are no longer standing, their cemeteries have remained.
In 1847, L'Amoreaux was given the title as School Section #1, in the previous Township of Scarborough. In 1854, a post office was established in this town. L'Amoreaux's evolution from a farming hamlet to the current day subdivision happened in the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s. The "Devonsleigh" home built in 1850 is a visual relic of L'Amoreaux's history. This celebrated home is now a popular restaurant and is located at 4125 Steeles Avenue East.
MLS listings might note that the Sheppard, Finch and Steeles Avenue buses link passengers to their respective stations on the Yonge-University-Spadina subway line. The Victoria Park, Warden Avenue and Kennedy Road buses offer connecting routes to the Bloor-Danforth subway line.
Luckily, for potential buyers of homes for sale in L’Amoreaux, commuters are located within five minutes of the Highway 401 on-ramps south of Sheppard Avenue. This motorist highway provides rapid and simple access to the Don Valley Parkway, which steers drivers to downtown Toronto's business and entertainment districts in roughly twenty minutes.
L'Amoreaux real estate agents know that the area is filled with shopping options as well as local amenities. The largest shopping centre in the community is Bridlewood Mall and it features more than sixty stores and is flanked by two department stores.
L'Amoreaux also consists of a big number of smaller shopping centres located along its major arterial streets. A majority of these shopping plazas feature bilingual English and Asian signage, which reflects the diverse population in the area. Asian restaurants and food markets, as well as health food and herb stores are part of this shopping combination.
Some of the best amenities in this neighbourhood is its two public libraries. The Bridlewood Branch is located inside the Bridlewood Mall, and the Steeles Branch is located in the Bamburgh Gardens shopping plaza. Both these libraries offer an assortment of community based programs.
Prices of homes for sale in L'Amoreaux depend on the proximity and availability of entertainment attractions. Luckily, L’Amoreaux real estate agents can lead potential buyers to the park located between Birchmount and Kennedy Roads from Silver Springs Boulevard to Burnt Park Drive. L’Amoreaus Park is one of the largest and most diverse recreational parks in Toronto.
Features of this park include "Kidstown," which is an outdoor water playground for children. Additionally located there is the L'Amoreaux Tennis Centre which offers year-round tennis. A paved walkway, a pond, a stream, a bridge and nature habitats make this park the perfect place for lovers of the environment. The L'Amoreaux Community Recreation Centre can also be found here.
For those who like to practice their swing, the Tam O'Shanter Golf Course is located off Birchmount Road just north of Sheppard. The St. Paul's L'Amoreaux Centre (3333 Finch Avenue East) is a multi-purpose facility that features programs for adults 55 and over.