Toronto Neighbourhood Guide
Many of Toronto's wealthiest and most prominent citizens reside in Rosedale, which for over a century has held the distinction of being the city's most fashionable address.
Yorkville offers an eclectic mix of Victorian houses, luxury condos, commercial office towers, four star hotels, theatres, gourmet restaurants and a prestigious shopping district.
Summerhill's turn of the century houses, meandering streets, and abundance of greenery have made it one of Toronto's most preferred neighbourhoods.
Forest Hill is one of the city's most prestigious neighbourhoods. It is typified by gently sloping hills, winding roads, and numerous little parkettes.
The Bridle Path
Known as "Millionaire's Row", the Bridle Path originated as an ultra exclusive neighbourhood in the the late 1920's. Downtown is only a 20 minute drive.
Casa Loma is named after the majestic castle built by Canadian financier Sir Henry Pellatt. The prominence of the castle led to a huge boom in the area, with many wealthy residents flocking to the present neighbourhood.
Wychwood Park is a verdant 22-acre hamlet atop the rolling wooded hills of the Davenport Ridge, with 300-year-old trees and a meandering private road, tucked away out of sight and earshot of nearby major arteries.
The Davenport Escarpment is a picturesque feature that gives some of the turn-of-the-century homes in this community a view of Lake Ontario. The neighbourhood features a renowned ballet school and unique shops & restaurants.
Although not as familiar a name as Forest Hill, South Hill is as exclusive as this posh Toronto subdivision, and boasts magnificent homes originally settled by Toronto's elite.
The Annex has endured for over a hundred years as one of Toronto's premier neighbourhoods, home to successful businesspeople, prominent artists, U of T faculty and students.
Chaplin Estates is a small, exclusive neighbourhood of detached homes built in the 1920's and 1930's, often in Tudor and English Cottage style.
Once the northern boundary of the City of Toronto, Teddington Park's development as a residential area for the wealthy was inspired by the Rosedale Golf Club when it moved into the neighbourhood in 1909.
Centrally located and popular with young professionals and families, Davisville Village offers housing options and access to entertainment & recreation.
With spacious houses, a large selection of public, private and separate schools, easy access to the TTC and plenty of parks & rec, this neighbourhood is popular with families.
Originally an estate built in 1837; since then a desirable mix of single family homes, fine dining, high profile boutiques & pretty parks have defined the neighbourhood.
Young families are drawn to this area by the schools, playgrounds, community centre, library and family oriented shopping available in Yonge-Lawrence Village.
Lawrence Park was mostly developed between 1900 and the late 40's, and has preserved its old world charm, seen in its homes, high profile shops, gourmet patisseries and cafes.
Allenby's charming homes with original, ornamental accents feature larger than average lots - perfect for raising families drawn here by prestigious public & private schools.
Named for the many cedar trees that once blanketed the ravine, Cedarvale was almost lost in the late 1960's until residents blocked construction of the Spadina Expressway.
Hillcrest is a well established, family-friendly neighbourhood built along the Davenport escarpment, whose irregular terrain has created some of Toronto's most attractive streets.
Lytton Park's homes are detached, lushly landscaped and typically built in Tudor and Georgian style. An abundant variety of upscale shopping is close at hand.
A lush part of the city surrounded by parks and ravines, Moore Park's popularity is partly due to many of the homes having large lots that back onto one of the ravines.
Leaside is one of the most popular neighbourhoods in Toronto. It is not surprising that Leaside is also one of the more expensive real estate districts in Toronto.