Wanless Park

Overview of Wanless Park

Wanless Park is a very popular neighbourhood among families with young children. The main attraction is Wanless Park, an island of green space right in the centre of the neighbourhood. Wanless Park residents enjoy the convenience of being able to walk to all the local amenities including the Bedford Park Public School and Community Centre, the George Locke Public Library, Yonge Street shopping and the Lawrence subway station.

History of Wanless Park

In 1912, Toronto Suburbs Ltd., guided by George Kappele and D.F. Crowagen registered a plan of subdivision for the old Waverley farm at Mount Pleasant Road and Lawrence Avenue. The developers named this new subdivision Waverley Park. Like other Toronto neighbourhoods from this era, the actual building of homes in Waverley Park was stalled initially by the First World War and then by the depression. In 1931 the City of Toronto expropriated the properties in the centre of Waverley Park for the creation of a public park. The Park was named Wanless Park, and eventually the entire neighbourhood adopted this name. Wanless Park, Wanless Road, Wanless Avenue, and Wanless Crescent are all named after John Wanless, a former Toronto alderman and educator.

Homes in Wanless Park

Wanless Park’s solid brick detached houses were built mostly in the 1930’s and 1940’s. Most of the houses are two storey, however there is a sprinkling of bungalows in this neighbourhood as well. Overall the property sizes in Wanless Park are excellent with most homes having at least a thirty foot frontage and either a mutual or private driveway. The majority of Wanless Park houses either face the park or back onto the Riverview Drive ravine.

Schools in Wanless Park

  • (P) Bedford Park Jr., 81 Ranleigh Avenue, (416) 393-9424
  • (P) Glenview Sr., 401 Rosewell Avenue, (416) 393-9390
  • (PH) Lawrence Park Collegiate Institute, 125 Chatsworth Drive, (416) 393-2500
  • (PH) North Toronto Collegiate Institute, 70 Roehampton Avenue, (416) 393-9180
  • (PH) Northern Secondary School, 851 Mt. Pleasant Road, (416) 393-0270
  • (PR) Toronto French School, 296 Lawrence Avenue E., (416) 484-6533
  • (CA) Blessed Sacrament, 24 Bedford Park Avenue, (416) 393-5226

Real Estate Listings in Wanless Park

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Real Estate Listing 283 SNOWDON AVE

283 Snowdon Ave

Toronto, Ontario

$2,849,000

bed 3 Bed
bath 4 Bath
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Real Estate Listing 1 PROCTOR CRES

1 Proctor Cres

Toronto, Ontario

$5,299,000

bed 6 Bed
bath 5 Bath
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Real Estate Listing 113 MILDENHALL RD

113 Mildenhall Rd

Toronto, Ontario

$11,888,000

bed 6 Bed
bath 7 Bath
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Real Estate Listing 202 ROSLIN AVE

202 Roslin Ave

Toronto, Ontario

$7,500 Monthly

bed 3 Bed
bath 4 Bath
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Real Estate Listing 238 LAWRENCE AVE E

238 Lawrence Ave E

Toronto, Ontario

$2,995,000

bed 5 Bed
bath 5 Bath
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Real Estate Listing 95 RIVERVIEW DR

95 Riverview Dr

Toronto, Ontario

$7,875,000

bed 4 Bed
bath 4 Bath
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Real Estate Listing 224 LAWRENCE AVE E

224 Lawrence Ave E

Toronto, Ontario

$2,980,000

bed 5 Bed
bath 5 Bath
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