Toronto Neighbourhoods: Central

The Annex

Toronto’s Central real estate district includes the city’s business core, entertainment district, Queen’s Park, and generally runs west of the Don Valley Parkway/404 highway, east of Bathurst, and south of Steeles.

Click the names below to read more about each of the Toronto neighbourhoods in the Central area:

Allenby

Allenby

Allenby is one of those Toronto neighborhoods that families fall in love with. Thanks to large lots, prestigious schools (both public and private), and its close proximity to amenities, many have realized that this is a great place to live.

Bathurst Manor

Bathurst Manor

Located in the North York district of Toronto, Bathurst Manor is known for being one of the best places in the city for raising a family.

Bayview Village

Bayview Village

Nestled in one of the most beautiful regions in Toronto, Bayview Village has a lot to offer its residents as well as any visitors who may be passing through.

Bedford Park

Bedford Park

From a great location to top of the line schools to plenty of green space, Bedford Park has it all. Combine this with a strong sense of community, and it is easy to see why it is known as one of the top neighbourhoods in Toronto for raising a family.

Cabbagetown

Cabbagetown

When it comes to neighbourhoods with a strong sense of community, Cabbagetown is one of the best in Toronto. The close-knit environment, coupled with a variety of housing options, has turned Cabbagetown into one of the most popular places to live in the city.

Casa Loma

Casa Loma

Named after the castle constructed by Canadian financier Sir Henry Pellatt, Casa Loma is a desirable neighborhood that attracts people from all walks of life.

Cedarvale

Cedarvale

When it comes to outdoor beauty, there are not too many areas in Toronto that can compete with Cedarvale. As the name suggests, the neighborhood is named after the cedar trees that previously grew in large abundance in the area.

Chaplin Estates

Chaplin Estates

Chaplin Estates may be one of the smallest neighborhoods in Toronto, but its detached homes attract visitors and potential buyers from all over the world.

Clanton Park

Clanton Park

Located in the North York area of Toronto, Clanton Park is one of the most desirable neighbourhoods in the city. Also known as Wilson Heights and Dublin Heights, those who live in this community enjoy the great location, cultural diversity, and variety of local activities and events.

Corso Italia

Corso Italia

Corso Italia is a neighborhood located in Toronto, between Landsdowne Avenue and Westmount Avenue.

Davisville Village

Davisville

Davisville Village is unique for many reasons, including the fact that it attracts a variety of people ranging from families to young couples to single individuals. This is due in large part to the quality of life offered by the neighbourhood, thanks to its shopping district, recreational activities, and active nightlife.

Deer Park

Deer Park

Unlike many upscale neighbourhoods in Toronto, the homes of Deer Park are not isolated from the rest of the area. Instead, the properties that make up this community are located in close proximity to one of the busiest entertainment districts in the city.

Don Mills

Don Mills

Don Mills has long been known as one of the most popular neighbourhoods in Toronto. Along with a large selection of homes, the community has plenty of historical value thanks to landmarks such as Edwards Gardens and Donalda Golf and Country Club.

Don Valley Village

Don Valley Village

Although Don Valley Village will never be confused as a high income community, there are many who enjoy living in this area.

Downtown Toronto

Downtown Toronto

There are many reasons why a growing number of people are interested in living in Downtown Toronto. Above all else, this part of the city is sectioned off by multiple neighborhoods with some of the most popular including Downtown West, Downtown East, South Annex, Liberty Village, and Regent Park.

Flemingdon Park

Flemingdon Park

For many years, Flemingdon Park has been a top choice among first time home buyers. Of course, this neighbourhood is perfect for anybody who is interested in a nice place to live, without breaking the bank.

Forest Hill

Bishop Strachan School in Forest Hill

While there are many neighbourhoods in Toronto, Forest Hill is among the most prestigious. When you compare the large homes in Lower Forest Hill you will soon realize these properties are unrivalled throughout the area.

Glen Park

Glen Park has the reputation of welcoming people from all walks of life. For example, many Italian Canadian families make their home around Dufferin Street while a large contingency of Jewish orthodox residents occupy the homes near Bathurst Street.

Harbourfront

Harbourfront

With a nice combination of residential and commercial space, Harbourfront is a favorite neighbourhood of those who are interested in a great place to live, without being too far away from the action.

Henry Farm

Henry Farm

When it comes to small, close knit communities in Toronto, Henry Farm is always at the top of the list.

Hillcrest Village

Hillcrest Village

Hillcrest Village is far enough out of the way to make you feel isolated from the big city, but not so distant that you will be inconvenienced.

Humewood

Humewood

Humewood is unique for its ability to be known as one of the most family oriented neighbourhoods in Toronto, despite its close proximity to the city’s entertainment and financial districts. For those who crave a location that offers the best of both worlds, this community is the place to be.

Lansing

Lansing

If there is one word to perfectly describe Lansing, here it is: convenient. Located along Yonge Street, residents of this community are able to enjoy their home life while being close enough to the action that they never have to venture too far.

Lawrence Manor

Lawrence Manor

Over the years, Lawrence Manor has become known as one of the most family friendly Jewish Orthodox communities in all of Toronto. While the majority of people living in the neighbourhood are Jewish Orthodox, there are some others scattered throughout the area.

Lawrence Park

Lawrence Park South

Lawrence Park has long been one of the most exclusive neighbourhoods in all of Toronto. In addition to a peaceful setting amongst rolling hills and rich landscaping, the community is close enough to the action that residents don’t feel isolated.

Leaside

Leaside

As one of the most popular neighbourhoods in Toronto, Leaside is home to a variety of people ranging from families to young couples among others. Thanks to its high profile and top-notch location, this community is known as being one of the most expensive real estate districts in the city.

Little Italy

Little Italy

Despite the name, Little Italy, also known as College Street West, is not a neighbourhood designated for Italians. While there are many Italian families living in the area, the Portuguese population is quite large thanks to the First Portuguese Canadian Cultural Centre located in the neighbourhood.

Lytton Park

Lytton Park

If you enjoy Georgian and Tudor style homes, you will fall in love with Lytton Park. The detached properties in this neighborhood date back to the early 1900’s. While the architecture of the homes is breathtaking, the lush landscaping is quite attractive as well.

Moore Park

Moore Park

When it comes to neighbourhoods that are set in nature, without being too far away from civilization, Moore Park is at the top of the list.

Moss Park

Moss Park

While Moss Park is one of the poorest communities in all of Toronto, it is important to note that it does a lot of good for the people of the city.

Newtonbrook

Newtonbrook

Located in the northern region of the City of Toronto, Newtonbrook is a community with a variety of real estate opportunities coupled with plenty of recreational opportunities. Additionally, it is located within the Don River Valley, making it one of the most “nature friendly” areas in all of Toronto.

North Toronto

Lascalles Avenue - North Toronto

Despite the fact that the location of North Toronto has changed within Toronto’s boundaries (1998), the benefits of living in the area remain the same.

North York

North York

With a population of more than 635,000, North York is one of the largest communities in the city of Toronto.

Oakwood-Vaughan

Vaughan Road Academy in Oakwood-Vaughan

Oakwood-Vaughan, also known by many as Oakwood Village, is a popular community in Toronto bordered by Winnet Avenue (east), St. Clair Avenue West (south), Dufferin Street (west), and Eglinton Avenue West (north).

Parkwoods

Parkwoods

Many people are attracted to Parkwoods, thanks to its great location with in Toronto. The community is bordered by Lawrence Avenue to the South, the Don Valley Parkway to the west, Highway 401 to the north, and Victoria Park Avenue to the ease.

Regal Heights

Regal Heights

Regal Heights is made up largely of both detached and semi-detached homes, most of which were built in the early 1900’s. In addition to the outside charm, the interior of many properties enjoy original oak trim, hardwood floors and beamed ceilings.

Rosedale

Rosedale

For more than 100 years, Rosedale has been home to some of Toronto’s wealthiest and most popular citizens.

South Hill

Spadina House in South Hill

While South Hill does not always receive the recognition it deserves, this neighbourhood has plenty to offer thanks to its variety of housing options and central location.

St. Lawrence

St. Lawrence Hall

When it comes to old neighbourhoods in the city of Toronto, there are not many that can compete with St. Lawrence. In fact, this community is as old as the city itself.
As you make your way through St. Lawrence, it is easy to see that some of the history, established in the 19th century, still exists. This goes a long way in giving the area a unique look and feel when compared to others in and around the city.

Summerhill

Summerhill

Although there are many neighbourhoods located throughout Toronto, some stick out for one reason or the next. One such area is Summerhill.

The Annex

The Annex

For more than 100 years, people have been moving to the Annex from other parts of Toronto as well as the rest of the world. Today, it is home to a variety of people ranging from University of Toronto students to business people and families among others.

The Bridle Path

The Bridle Path

Since being established in the 1930s, the Bridle Path has been known as one of the most prestigious and exclusive neighborhoods in Toronto. In fact, this community has been given the nickname “Millionaire’s Row.”

Thorncliffe Park

Thorncliffe Park

As a self-contained neighbourhood, if you live in Thorncliffe Park you don’t have to leave the area for much – unless you have the desire to do so.

Victoria Park Village

Victoria Park Village

As a quiet, middle class community, Victoria Park Village is a hidden gem that many people overlook. Over the past few years, a growing number of young families have moved into the neighbourhood.

Willowdale

Willowdale

While many communities in Toronto are well known for offering nothing more than older homes, the same cannot be said for Willowdale. This neighbourhood offers the best of the best terms of home selection. Along with this, as an urban centre there are plenty of office buildings, retail stores, and entertainment venues.

Wychwood Park

Wychwood

Wychwood Park is a cozy neighbourhood, with only 60 homes, located in a private area atop Davenport Ridge.

Yorkville

Yorkville

When it comes to variety, Yorkville is where it is at. This Toronto neighbourhood offers a nice blend of luxury condo apartment buildings, commercial space, hotels, restaurants, and shopping.