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Where to Buy Now: L’Amoreaux, because the suburban ideal is alive in Scarborough

Where to Buy Now | L’Amoreaux

Upsizers are hearing the siren call of the city’s eastern suburbs. While lakeside communities, like Birch Cliff, have always had steady interest and competitive bidding, northern neighbourhoods are beginning to get more attention. Houses in L’Amoreaux, particularly in the Huntingwood area, fetch multiple offers. The area’s bungalows and split-levels were mostly built between the ’50s and ’70s. Lot sizes are generous, and four-bedroom homes are fairly common. Part of the district’s appeal lies in the public schools, which run a number of specialty programs. For example, Timberbank Junior Public School focuses on art education, with guest artists running workshops, such as vocal training, drumming and pottery. The area is full of green space, from the expansive L’Amoreaux Park, which has a tennis centre, to a series of smaller spots, such as Fairglen Park and Highland Heights. The Tam O’Shanter Golf Course is just a short drive south.

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From Victoria Park Ave. to Kennedy Rd.; from McNicoll Ave. to Huntingwood Dr.
2009: $283,999
2010: $314,152
2011: $322,496

*2011 averages reflect most recent data from January to August

Where to Buy Now | L’Amoreaux

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