Old North is one of the most prestigious and beautiful neighbourhoods in the city of London, Ontario. Location is everything for the residents of this Forest City neighbourhood. It is bordered by the Thames River (north and west), Adelaide Street (east) and Oxford Street (south). Old North is conveniently located near major roads and intersections, provident residents with easy access to the rest of the city.
One drive through Old North will leave a lasting impression on potential buyers. The central location offers a quaint getaway full of small streets lined with mature, towering trees and foliage. Residents from Old North are proud of their neighbourhood and there is a present sense of community.
The neighbourhood is full of single detached gems and the occasional apartment building. These homes vary from elegant Victorian-style, custom contemporary designs to stately executive housing. There are also plenty of properties suited perfectly for investments as student houses, especially with the proximity to Western University.
At a higher price point, Old North properties offer lush manicured lawns and tall trees combined with beautifully designed and fully renovated mature homes. The exterior of many houses in this area offer a rustic and elegant feel while newly renovated interiors provide a contemporary and welcoming atmosphere. Shop Old North for houses with a wide variety in size, style, elegance and maturity.
Students living in Old North have plenty of options for schools including private, Catholic, public and French immersion.
In addition to elementary and secondary schooling, Old North’s location is ideal for students attending Western University. This neighbourhood is directly located beside the Western campus gate and King’s University College at Western University.
Old North doesn’t boast as many essential amenities as other neighbourhoods in the city. With this being said, there are many grocery stores, shopping and plazas within a short drive. Residents can head to the intersection of Adelaide and Huron. Here, they can shop for groceries at the Fresh Co., get gas at Petro-Canada, shop at the Beer Store, Pet Paradise or Shopper’s Drug Mart.
Just a short cab ride to and from the downtown core, this location makes it easy for residents to enjoy a night out with friends and shop on the famous Richmond Row. Take advantage of the many locally owned retailers such as Jordan Stewart or check out restaurants like Spruce on Wellington for the perfect date-night destination. Craving pizza? There are plenty of spots to grab a slice on-the-go or stop into Zen’Za Pizzeria for a healthier but delicious alternative to classic pizza joints.
All in all, Old North is a wonderful neighbourhood to shop for houses. It is aimed at a buyer with a higher budget, but the variety of sizing and styles – old and new – provides a bit of something for buyers with varying budgets.
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