Highland is a large neighbourhood in the city of London. It is located roughly within the boundaries of Emery St. East (north), Southdale Road East (south), Wellington Road (east) and Andover Drive (west). Because this district is rather large, the area has been divided into sub-neighbourhoods. These include Norton Estates, Lockwood Park and Cleardale.
Highland is a fantastic location for potential buyers looking to raise a family. With quick and easy access to essential amenities, LTC bus stops, tons of green spaces and schools, it is a great neighbourhood to own a home and raise a family!
The homes in this neighbourhood vary. There are options such as well priced townhouses, condos and highrises – most commonly found on Wilkins Street and Sandringham Crescent. There are also elegant two-storeys, splits and plenty of semi-detached options to choose from.
Although there are options for lower price ranges, most of the homes in this area are targeted at above-average and high-end markets – especially the properties bordering Highland Country Club. With so many options in this area for buyers, there is guaranteed to be something for everyone!
A highlight of Highland District is that it is closely connected to nature, boasting three recreational parks. These include Mitches Park, Winblest Park and Earl Nichols Park. With these green spaces combined, residents can enjoy soccer fields, basketball courts, skating rinks, paved pathways, accessible playgrounds, swing sets and many more. Homeowners in this area are guaranteed to enjoy their time outdoors.
Students who reside in this area have a few options for public and Catholic schools. In addition to these schools, London is home to two renowned post-secondary institutions, Fanshawe College and Western University. From kindergarten to post-secondary, your children are guaranteed to get an education that is second to none.
Highland is a larger district, so the boundaries vary depending on where the student lives in the neighbourhood. The schools within proximity include the following:
- Arthur Ford
- Sir G.E. Cartier
- Princess Elizabeth
- Sir Isaac Brock
- Cleardale Public
- St. Jude Catholic
- St. Anthony French Immersion
Highland is a huge district in comparison to other neighbourhoods in London. Because of this, there are plenty of significant intersections and shopping centres within proximity. The intersection of Commissioners Road West and Wonderland Road South is a couple of minutes from Westmount Shopping Centre. In these areas, residents can find amenities such as Food Basics, Tim Horton’s, Cineplex Odeon Westmount Cinemas, Shoppers Drug Mart, London Public Library Westmount Branch and many more!
Just a few minutes south of Highland District is one of the most significant shopping centres in the city – Whiteoaks. On Wellington Road South between Southdale Road East and Bradley Avenue, residents can find almost every essential amenity. This includes but is not limited to No Frills, Landmark Cinemas 8, Scotiabank, Kelsey’s Original Roadhouse, The Keg Steakhouse & Bar, LCBO, Wal Mart etc.!
Bordering this great neighbourhood is Highland Country Club. This is a private members-only club right in the heart of the city. Since its opening in 1922, it has become esteemed throughout London as one of the most challenging courses. Residents will love this golf, curling and event club for its unparalleled views and flexible memberships. Not to mention, members who reside in the city don’t have to drive far to make their tee time!
Highland District is a large and beautiful neighbourhood in the southern part of the Forest City. Its range of homes for sale guarantees satisfaction for a wide spectrum of buyers. Within proximity to every essential amenity a homeowner may need, with plenty of green space and beautiful views – this is the perfect neighbourhood to settle down and raise a family.
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