Lytton Park will greet you with character homes, manicured gardens, streets lined with mature lush trees and large lots. This neighbourhood is centred on Lytton Park (where it gets its name), and is well known for its excellent collection of schools.
The homes of Lytton Park were built on large lots between 1890 and 1930 with mostly Georgian and Tudor architecture. However, many of the homes have or are undergoing extensive renovations which have transformed the architecture of the neighbourhood. Doctors, lawyers, stockbrokers and corporate executives make up a majority of the population. The residents value the quietness of the area, convenience and easy access to transportation.
The schools in the area are often the deciding factor for those looking to move to Lytton Park. It’s within close proximity to many public and private schools. It’s a pedestrian friendly neighbourhood offering popular shops within walking distance, lots of cafes, restaurants, boutiques and independent retailers, which contributes to the convenience of living there.
Residents appreciate the quietness of the area, but also the easy access to get in or out of the city. You can get downtown in about 15 minutes, and on-ramps to the 401 are approximately 5 minutes away from Lytton Park. This notable and affluent neighbourhood of Toronto is perfect for those who like outdoor recreational activity.
Serene Lytton Park has three public tennis courts and the North Toronto Lawn Bowling Club. Herbert Begg Memorial Garden is close by, and perfect for talking a nice walk and appreciating the beautiful garden. Otter Creek Park is popular for its skating rink, which is also used for skateboarding in the summer. If you love winter activities, Glenview Public School is well-known for its perfect hill for tobogganing.