Princess-Rosethorn neighbourhood in Toronto. Popular communities include Edenbridge-Humber Valley, Willowridge-Martingrove-Richview, Kingsview Village-The Westway, Humber Heights, Eringate-Centennial-West Deane.
Princess-Rosethorn has 24 homes on the market. Of the 12672 total properties listed in Toronto, Princess-Rosethorn makes up just 0.2%. The average asking price of a property in Princess-Rosethorn is $2,347,995, with an estimated mortgage of $7,954 per month. That is 1.8 times of the average asking price of $1,312,260 in Toronto. Properties listed in Princess-Rosethorn are an average of 1750 square feet, with 4 beds and 4.5 baths. Princess-Rosethorn has 0% apartments relative to all the other listings in this neighbourhood.
Princess-Rosethorn is a neighbourhood in the Etobicoke region in the City of Toronto. It’s borders are Eglinton Avenue to the north, Islington to the east, Rathburn Road to the south and Martin Grove to the west. The southeastern section of this area is the distinct community known as Thorncrest Village.
The community is split up into two areas; east of Kipling Road is known as Princess Anne Manor while west of Kipling is Princess Margaret Gardens. They have been named after The Princess Anne and The Princess Margaret, members of the British Royal family.
Real estate in Princess-Rosethorn can be summed up as a post-war developed residential area, with its major street being Eglinton Avenue. The density of the housing is very low, and street patterns are commonly curved roads heading into cul-de-sacs to reduce traffic.
Largely built along an expansion of the street 'The Kingsway' north of Dundas St, the area created in a fundamentally different manner than 'The Kingsway' community to the south after the northern expansion of the Kingsway was cut off from the south with the construction of a highway-style interchange at Dundas and Royal York. Like 'the Kingsway' neighbourhood to the south, many streets in Princess-Rosethorn hold 'royal' names: The Kingsway, Prince George Dr, Princess Margaret Blvd, and Princess Anne Cr.
Homes for sale in Princess-Rosethorn exist in a quiet family oriented neighbourhood that is the essence of suburban living. Here, potential homebuyers and residents alike can find wide open spaces, mature trees, spacious homes, great schools, numerous parks as well as nearby golf courses and local shopping plazas.
The collection of homes in this community varies as the majority of the housing stock in this neighbourhood was built between 1955 and 1965. Ranch style bungalows are commonly found in this area as well as storey-and-a-half houses. Split-level style homes as well as contemporary bungalows and Georgian Revival family houses are also available in the neighbourhood.
Although there is a variety of housing styles in this community, it is important for people searching for real estate in Princess-Rosethorn to know that all of the homes in the community are single-family detached homes. Additionally, the lots they sit on are exceptionality large as some streets offer 80 and 90 foot frontages.
Princess Anne Manor and Princess Gardens were the final subdivisions to be created by Home Smith and Company. Their earlier developments include the construction of communities such as Baby Point, The Kingsway, Old Mill, and Humber Valley Village. Home Smith and Company also constructed the Brule Gardens subdivision in Swansea, and the Foxwell subdivision in Lambton.
Princess Anne Manor and Gardens, also known as Princess-Rosethorn proved to be very well liked with families and, by the early 1960s, this community was completely developed.
MLS listings might mention that local bus services along Lloyd Manor Road, Kipling Road and Islington Avenue can shuttle passengers to stations on the Go Transit line and the Bloor-Danforth subway line. The Eglinton bus links commuters to the Yonge-University-Spadina subway line.
Motorists are just about twenty-five minutes from downtown Toronto, and five minutes from the Islington Avenue and Kipling Road on-ramps to Highway 401.
Real estate in Princess-Rosethorn is conveniently situated near some great amenities and shopping opportunities. The nearby Lloyd Manor Plaza includes a 24 hour Metro grocery store, CIBC bank, Shoppers Drug Mart, an optical store, a dry cleaner, a photo finishing shop, a variety store, and a wine store. There are also many medical offices at this plaza.
Residents of this neighbourhood and visitors alike can also shop at the nearby Thorncrest Plaza on Islington Avenue at Rathburn Road and the Humbertown Shopping Centre on The Kingsway.
When it comes to entertainment attractions, Princess-Rosethorn real estate agents know that the main recreational facility in this area is the John G. Althouse Community School (130 Lloyd Manor Road). This local school features a variety of sports, music and arts programs for children as well as adults. They also host a Spring Flea Market and a summer camp.
In addition, tennis courts, sports fields and baseball diamonds are offered for public use at the John G. Althouse School and Princess Anne Park. Lloyd Manor Park is a wide open green space that has been the place of many exciting touch football games over the years.