Christian Matthews : Toronto, Leslieville and East York Real Estate Agent

Roncesvalles has become a very popular and highly sought after neighbourhood for young families. It is geographically well place neighbourhood,  located just west of downtonw, walking distance to High Park, the Toronto waterfront, easy access to transit and the many shops that line Roncesvalles Avenue, it has a definite European feel. 

Roncesvalles Village is brimming with beautiful turn-of-the-century homes that are accented with whimsical architectural details. Pretty front porches and well tended gardens compliment the pretty houses. A lush and mature tree canopy make for a very pleasing streetscape. Most of the houses are attached or semi-deatched with a sprinkling of detached houses. Garages are tucked away out of sight at the rear of the house off laneways.

Roncesvalles is highly sought after neighbourhood where homes sell quickly and generally above asking. There is a housing mix of Victorian and Edwardian century houses, large multiplex, many of which have been renovated and transformed into single family homes.  The neighbourhood transformation is well underway and many of the turn of the century homes have been renovated. Unlike other Toronto neighbourhoods, Roncesvalles homes are very rarely torned down in favour of larger homes, rather most of renovated to their former splendor.

Roncessvales homes move fast and the indicators on the right gives an indication of the price ranges to get in the neighbourhood based on current active listings and sold listings over the last 30 days.

Roncessvales is centred on Roncesvalles Avenue, a north-south street leading from the intersection of King and Queen Streets to the south, north to Dundas Street West, a distance of roughly 1.5 kilometres. It is located east of High Park, north of Lake Ontario. Its informal boundaries are High Park to the west, Bloor Street West to the north, Lake Ontario/Queen Street West to the south and Lansdowne Avenue/rail corridor to the east.