Located in north Toronto, the Sherwood Park neighbourhood offers peaceful, tranquil urban living. Often classified as part of the Mount Pleasant East or Lawrence Park South community designations, Sherwood Park’s approximate boundaries are as follows:
Adjacent neighbourhoods include the exclusive enclaves of Leaside, Lytton Park and Lawrence Park. Home values in Sherwood Park are comparable to what you would find in these areas, with excellent potential to generate an above-average return on investment.
Sherwood Park itself is one of the most attractive features of the area. Widely considered to be one of the best and most picturesque parks in Toronto, Sherwood Park has an extensive network of hiking, running and cycling trails as well as a fenced-off leash-free area for dogs. Children will love the oversized playground and wading pools, which operate throughout the summer. Picnic tables are also located throughout the beautifully landscaped outdoor area. Parking is free and ample, and easy to find near the park’s main entrance.
Though North Toronto’s neighbourhoods are often grouped under the “midtown” umbrella, Sherwood Park has a distinctive character that defies easy categorization. Its homes have timeless beauty, with many fine examples of Tudor Revival, Georgian, Colonial and English Cottage architecture. Most of the homes in the area were built during the first half of the 20th century, but in recent years, the area has seen an increasing amount of new development. Many of the newer buildings were designed to seamlessly match the neighbourhood’s historic appeal.
Other attractive features of the neighbourhood include:
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Sherwood Park compares favourably to Toronto’s wealthiest and most exclusive areas, with healthy property appreciation rates and better affordability. If you value the convenience of urban living but want a quiet home with a community feel, Sherwood Park is definitely a neighbourhood you should consider!
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