Popular with new families, and young professionals, this neighbourhood includes sizable homes, new luxury condominiums, an excellent selection of public, private, and separate schools, and convenient access to Toronto’s transit system.
The eclectic area, which continues to undergo large-scale development and retail transformations, is bordered by Avenue Road to the West, Bayview Avenue to the East, Blythwood Road to the North, and Eglinton Avenue to the South.
- Style: Tudor and Craftsman style bungalows, Victorian, Georgian, Colonial, and Craftsman style homes.
- Home style: Town homes, detached, condominiums, apartments.
- Lot sizes: Average – large.
- Driveways: Shared, private.
- Yonge and Eglinton shopping district
- Yonge and Eglinton Centre
- Specialty shops
- Gourmet coffee shops
- Clothing stores
- Specialty services
- Restaurants, bars, pubs
- Fine dining
- Grocery and convenience
- Movie theatre
- North Toronto Community Centre
- Squash courts
- Walking track
- Water slide
- Eglinton Park
- Sports fields
- Baseball diamond
- Wading pool
- Children’s playground
- Tennis courts (summer)
- Artificial ice rink (winter)
- North District Public Library
- Programs for both children and adults
- Fairlawn Neighbourhood Centre
- Programming for all ages
- 2500 active members
North Toronto has bus routes on Eglinton Avenue, Mount Pleasant Road, Yonge Street and Avenue Road. All of these surface routes connect to Eglinton station on the Yonge-University-Spadina subway line.
Motorists can be downtown in ten minutes. Highway 401, and the Allen Expressway are both approximately ten minutes from North Toronto.
(P) Bedford Park, 81 Ranleigh Ave., (416) 393-9424
(P) John Wanless Junior, 245 Fairlawn Ave., (416) 393-9350