Toronto Neighbourhoods: East

The Beach

Toronto’s East real estate district begins in the south in Riverdale, and includes The Beach, The Danforth, East York, Leslieville, Scarborough, and as far north as Steeles Avenue.

Click the names below to read more about each of the Toronto neighbourhoods in the East district:

Bendale

Bendale is well known for its cultural diversity, close proximity to public transportation, and variety of housing options.

Birch Cliff

There is a lot to like about Birch Cliff, including the family oriented atmosphere as well as its close proximity to Lake Ontario and Scarborough Bluffs. Along with this, residents of the area enjoy visiting Kingston Road on a regular basis.

Clairlea

Clairlea is well known for being a private, middle-class neighbourhood with plenty of shopping, restaurants, and other amenities. In addition to a family atmosphere, it is the perfect community for those who commute to work thanks to public transit in the area and its close proximity to the Don Valley Parkway.

Cliffcrest

As a family oriented community with a small town feel, a growing number of people are moving to Cliffcrest. Despite the close proximity to the city, the natural beauty of the area has not been lost.

Cliffside

Located along Toronto’s eastern beaches, Cliffside is a family friendly neighbourhood offering a variety of attractive features ranging from the Kingston Road shopping district to vast parkland and much more.

Crescent Town

Crescent Town

With its wooded surroundings, when you live in Crescent Town you will feel at peace with nature. That being said, you are never too far away from the action.

Danforth Village

Danforth Village

There are many reasons why Danforth Village has become one of the most popular communities in Toronto, including its popular shopping district as well as the close proximity to restaurants and the Bloor- Danforth Village subway line.

Dorset Park

Dorset Park

As far as culturally diverse middle income communities are concerned, there are not many in Toronto with more to offer than Dorset Park. Over the past few years, a growing number of older residents have moved out of the neighbourhood in favor of younger families with children.

East York

East York

Despite the fact that type of people living in East York is slowly changing, this is still one of the best places to live in the city of Toronto. There used to be a time when this community was home to the largest number of senior citizens in the city. However, things have changed as of late with a growing number of young families moving into the neighbourhood.

Guildwood Village

Guildwood Village

If beauty and exclusivity are on your mind, Guildwood Village is a neighbourhood to consider. From the main entrance to the neatly maintained streets, it is easy to see why this community is considered one of the best in Toronto.

Highland Creek

Despite the small town feel of Highland Creek, residents of the area can still take advantage of everything from shopping to restaurants to outdoor activities.

L’Amoreaux

Located in the northern part of Toronto, L’Amoreaux has a suburban appearance and feel which is attractive to homeowners and homebuyers from all walks of life.

Leslieville

Leslieville

Over the past 20 years, Leslieville has gone through a transformation that has attracted a new group of residents to the community.

Malvern

Located north east of Toronto, Malvern has been able to retain its rural history by preserving local parklands and woodlots that have been destroyed in many surrounding communities.

Maryvale

Maryvale is a small community with a family-friendly atmosphere. It is bordered by the Canadian Pacific railway line on the south, an industrial area on the east and Highway 401 on the north.

Oakridge

The neighbourhood of Oakridge has it all. From a variety of older homes (and some newer construction) to plenty of parkland to the well known Danforth Avenue shopping district, those who live in this area have a lot going for them.

Playter Estates

Playter Estates

Located East of the Don Valley, Playter Estates is an exclusive neighbourhood that features many of the most desirable homes in Toronto. Along with the high quality homes that line the streets of the community, residents enjoy the Danforth Avenue shopping district along with the close proximity to the city’s transit system.

Port Union

Port Union is a unique neighbourhood, thanks to its location, lush landscaping, and linear streets.

Riverdale

Riverdale

The location of Riverdale can’t be beat. As a gateway to the communities in Toronto’s east-end, you can expect everything from a well known shopping district to plenty of green space and much more.

Rouge

With its distinct location, surrounded by the Toronto Zoo on the north and the Rouge River Valley on the east, those who visit this neighbourhood will never forget the experience. The location, coupled with other benefits, has attracted many people to purchase property in the area.

Scarborough Junction (Kennedy Park)

Scarborough Junction

Scarborough Junction is well known for its cultural diversity, as well as its family oriented, tight knit community. From affordable homes to shopping on Eglinton Avenue, those who live in this neighborhood have fallen in love with the location, amenities, and so much more.

Scarborough Village

Scarborough Village is a quaint neighbourhood featuring a variety of homes, ranging from executive properties around Kingston Road to more affordable options in the Eglinton Avenue area.

The Beach

The Beach

Despite the fact that The Beach has more of a resort town feel, when you live in this community you will fall in love with the location, amenities, and so much more.

West Hill

Located in southeast Toronto, West Hill is a diverse, family oriented community that attracts people from a variety of backgrounds.

Wexford

As one of the most culturally diverse neighborhoods in Toronto, Wexford attracts residents from all walks of life.

Woburn

When it comes to quiet, family friendly neighbourhoods in Toronto, Woburn is undoubtedly one of the best. The tree-lined, winding roads give the area a distinct look and feel.

Woodbine Gardens

Woodbine Gardens

As you make your way through the winding streets of Woodbine Gardens, you will fall in love with the surroundings. From the nicely kept homes to Taylor Creek Park, every aspect of this community will draw you in – maybe this is why so many people have been moving to the area as of late.