Neighbourhoods of London: Old North

Homes for Sale - North London | London Ontario Real EstateWelcome to Old North! One of the most prestigious neighbourhoods in London, it’s character is defined by the Thames River, which forms its western and northern boundary, its historic stately homes, tree-lined quiet streets, and its proximity to the University. Its central location offers a quaint getaway with easy access to the rest of the city. It currently has a population of 8,285 people.

Old North is a fantastic location for amenities. Essentials can be found at Adelaide Street and Oxford Street, and the close proximity to downtown means easy access to incredible restaurants, excellent night life, unique shopping, and endless entertainment. 

The neighbourhood is full of some incredible single detached homes and the occasional apartment building. Amongst its single detached homes, you can find older, well-cared for character homes that boast historic features like prominent brick and high ceilings. There are also plenty of properties suited perfectly for investments as student houses, especially with the proximity to Western University.

You can find amazing parks in and around the neighbourhood, including Ross Park, Sunshine Park, Gibbons Park, Doidge Park, and of course, the biking and walking trails of the Thames River Parkway. With tennis courts, playgrounds, swings, basketball courts, a pool, a spray pad, picnic shelters, greenspace, and perfect tobogganing hills, Old North is a great place for anyone looking for a healthy, active lifestyle.

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.

Looking to buy, sell, or rent in the Old North area? Call Thrive today to start working with an experienced Realtor to assist you! 519-204-5055