SoHo (formerly St. David’s Ward) is a historic neighbourhood centrally located in London, Ontario. Its name pays homage to its location – south of Horton. The exact boundaries lay at the CN railroad tracks just north of Horton Street, to the east on Adelaide Street and the Thames River makes up the south and west borders. Home to nine LTC bus stops and within walking distance of Downtown, this is a highly accessible location to live. There are plenty of amenities such as local businesses and restaurants to ensure residents in this area have access to all necessities. Affordable housing meets accessibility and rich character for the residents of SoHo.
The homes for sale in SoHo directly reflect the vibrant and historic character of the neighbourhood. Development in the district spans over a hundred years, creating diversity throughout the properties in the area. From mid-rise apartment buildings, single detached homes and elegant Victorian style houses, there are many options. Because the homes here are very mature, SoHo boasts elegant, rich exteriors combined with updated and relatively contemporary interiors. Potential buyers should note the homes for sale here fall in a low to mid $500,000 price range. A purchase in this area is great for first-time buyers seeking a starter home, young professionals investing in a rental property or a small family on a budget.
There are plenty of great schools that service this neighborhood. There are school choices from Public, Catholic, and even French Immersion. None of the schools fall within the boundaries of this neighborhood, so families will need to factor in modes of transportation for kids schooling.
- Aberdeen Public
- St. John French Immersion
- Holy Cross
- Holy Rosary
- St. Mary’s Choir
- Catholic Central London
- Central London South
- H.B. Beal
Location is everything for residents of the SoHo community. Its proximity to Downtown, London provides walking distance to a ton of entertainment and amenities. Citi Plaza, Central Library, YMCA, Goodlife Fitness, Victoria Park, Covent Garden Market, Budweiser Gardens and Rainbow Cinemas are all within reach of the neighbourhood. In addition to this, there are many local businesses and shops within the area including six local bakeries and delis.
Residents can head down Wellington Street for more close by amenities, such as consignment stores, LCBO, Pizza stores, restaurants, Staples, banks, dollar stores, Metro, pet food store, variety store, Canada Post, Shoppers Drug Mart, and more.
For incredible entertainment, this neighborhood boasts plenty. Factoring in the proximity to downtown, nightlife is always a great possibility. On top of that, BATL, which is an axe throwing facility, is in this neighborhood. Kids will love the fact that the Boys and Girls Club of London also falls within the neighborhood. The SoHo Bar and Grill is a great place to enjoy drinks in SoHo as well. The London Convention Centre is close by and is a great place to catch amazing events throughout the year.
SoHo residents have quick and easy access to different green spaces. These include Thames Valley Parkway Trail, Hill Street Park, Harrison Street Park and Meredith Park. Together, these areas offer accessible tennis and basketball courts, outdoor wading pool, playgrounds and bike paths.
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