St Lawrence is an old neighbourhood in Toronto. The Georgian style architecture make the area very unique, with bright red brick and yellow brick buildings spread out through the area, giving a unique and distinctive look, which St Lawrence is known for. Not only the St Lawrence real estate, but also buildings that are commercial units, offer a 19th century Georgian style look, in the older part of St Lawrence. The new part of St Lawrence neighbourhood is located around the Esplanade, and the St Lawrence real estate in this area offers a mix of lower rent and subsidized rental units, condos, homes, and co-ops. St Lawrence is also within walking distance to Corktown, Harbourfront and Downtown East.
St Lawrence is a family friendly neighbourhood, with people of different backgrounds and financial incomes as well. The community centre is a focal point of the area, offering a range of programs for families, children, and adults and seniors. There are also great recreation facilities, including David Crombie Park, which runs through the centre of the neighbourhood. The St Lawrence Community Recreation centre is also located in the new St Lawrence, featuring squash courts, pools, a gym, weight and game rooms, and various other activities. There are also shopping facilities in the area including retail and service stores, and the St Lawrence Market, where fresh produce, eggs, seafood, and other products can be purchased. The St Lawrence neighbourhood also offers a great school district, for those who have younger children living with them, including public high schools, catholic high schools, and public schools for minors.
The St Lawrence real estate options are comprised of apartment buildings and town houses, which were developed and designed by Toronto’s architects. The major consistency in all designs of these buildings and town homes is the red brick exterior. There are private and non- profit housing units available, rental buildings, and luxury condos, all in the same city. The price of rentals will range depending on the size of the unit, and whether you are in the older or new St Lawrence region. The average price for a home in the St Lawrence market, is approximately $300,000 and can range to the lower to mid $500,000 range. Depending on amenities, facilities, where you live, and the size of the homes that are being purchased.