You won't miss a beat living near Queen East. Leslieville has emerged as a bastion for savvy urban dwellers seeking an authentic city neighbourhood, without the feel of living in a tourist destination. Hip, vibrant, and chock-full of amenities, it's easy to enmesh yourself in this stellar community.
- A dining landscape like no other is outside your door. Neighbourhood staples like Gio Rana's combine with a steady stream of new, independent eateries to offer affordable, creative cuisine every night of the week (and of course on weekends for brunch).
- An eclectic array of fun and trendy shops fills the retail scene. You'll find superbly styled clothing boutiques, purveyors for everyday needs, and a heavy emphasis on home furnishings, fulfilling antique, retro, minimalist, and even steampunk design inclinations.
- The schools perform well; the community centres, parks, and nearby outdoor spaces offer every activity you could want; commuting by car, bike, and TTC is a cinch; residents are creative, inspired, and all kinds of awesome. What more could you want in a neighbourhood?
Noble 3-storey detached Victorians with coach homes, pint-sized bungalows, gingerbread row houses, and ultra sleek modern towns are just some of what you'll find. The housing options are varied, and encompass the entire condo spectrum as well. Low-rise boutique buildings, suites in the sky with wicked views, and live/work authentic loft conversions are all options.