Byron is a much loved area in south west London. Here you’ll find a strong sense of community, beautiful treelined streets and a variet of housing options. This area is great for active types with lots of recreational options and offers the convenience of local amenities.
Byron is located in south west London, south of Commissioners Road west, down Boler Road to Southdale and its eastern edge stops where Westmount begins.
Nature, parks and treelined streets. This area is green, and mature. It’s quite lovely.
If there is road construction happening, traffic can be frustrating.
This is a great area for families. It’s safe, has good schools, amenities, large lots, friendly neighbours and quiet streets.
If you are looking for a neighbourhood where you won’t need your car, this generally isn’t it.
While there are newer homes in the area, if you like older homes, you’ll love it here. Many homes here were built in the 1950’s through the 1990’s.
It’s a 10 minute drive to highway 402, so if you plan to head east on the highway or commute outside of London, you could find something a bit closer if you wanted.
(we’re reaching here, trying to find something to dislike about Byron. It’s not easy)
Golf. London is a great city for golfers, and Byron is a good choice if you want the option of squeezing in a quick 9 holes without spending much time in the car. There are a bunch of courses within a short drive.
The real estate prices in Byron are higher than some other areas in London, particulary when compared to east and south east London. There are a range of proprty types and sizes though, making it more accessible.
Cyclists, runners and walkers will love this area as you can hop on the Thames Valley Parkway, a paved pathway along the Thames that runs 40kms and joins all the corners of London.
We’re out of reasons to dislike Byron. It’s a really likeable area!
In Byron you’ll find a lot of single family detached homes, some condo townhouse and bungalow complexes, and even some condo apartments. Homes were mostly built in the 1950’s and 60’s, but there are also newer subdivisions and larger homes available.
You will find mostly single-family detached homes in Byron in a range of sizes, but many are bungalows built in the 1950’s.
Byron also offers newer and larger detached homes.
Throughout the area, you’ll find condo townhouse and bungalow complexes, as well as some condo apartment buildings on the main roads.
Byron is home to many great schools.
Saunders Secondary School is located in Westmount at 941 Viscount Road.
High school 9-12.
They also offer an enriched science, math and tech program.
Byron Northview Public School is located at 1370 Commissioners Rd West.
Byron Somerset Public School is located at 175 Whisperwood Ave.
Byron Southwood Public School is located at 1379 Lola Street.
Kensai Park French Immersion is located at 328 Springbank Drive.
Sir Frederick Banting Secondary School is located at 125 Sherwood Forest Square.
Grades 9-12, French Immersion.
Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School is located at 450 Millbank Drive.
Grades 9-12, French Immersion.
West Oaks French Immersion offers French is located at 1050 Plantation Road.
Grades 1-8, French Immersion.
St Nicholas Catholic Elementary School is located at 1956 Shore Road.
St. Theresa Catholic Elementary School is located at 108 Fairlane Ave.
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School is located at 1360 Oxford Street West.
St. Anthony French Immersion Catholic Elementary School is located at 1380 Ernest Ave.
Mother Theresa Catholic Secondary School is located at 1065 Sunningdale Road East.
Byron is an area beloved by those who like to be active and enjoy nature.
Located along the Thames River, Springbank Park is 300 acres of beautiful parkland and forest. This popular desintation offers, walking/biking trails, a playground, splashpad/wading pool, picnic sites and a dog park.
Boler Mountain is located in the heart of Byron.
In the winter, this is a popular spot for skiing, snowboarding and inner-tubing. They offer skiing and snowboarding lessons, and season passes can be purchased. They sell out fast though!
In the warmer months they offer outdoor yoga, mountain biking and trail fitness, beach volleyball, zumba and bootcamps.
They also have an outdoor patio restaurant.
Storybook Gardens, located in Springbank Park, is a fun attraction for kids.
In the winter months they have a skating trail.
In the warmer times of the year, here you’ll find amusement park rides, a rock climbing wall, a splashpad area, and lots of other fun things to keep the kids busy and amused.
It’s a popular choice for birthday parties as well.
Byron Optimist Sports Complex is a well used and large outdoor sports park, home to soccer and baseball teams.