Although Don Valley Village will never be confused as a high income community, there are many who enjoy living in this area.
Generally speaking, Don Valley Village is a low to middle class neighbourhood that attracts residents of all background including Canadian, East Indian, and Chinese just to name a few.
When it comes to local amenities, Don Valley Village takes a backseat to no community. From Fairview Mall to North York General Hospital to the Cummer Park Fitness Centre, those who live in this area are located in close proximity to everything they could ever need.
Despite the fact that Don Valley Village dates back to the early 1800’s, it was not fully developed into its current state until the 1960’s and 1970’s.
There are multiple landmarks from the early days that still stand. These include the Zion Primitive Method Church (1873), the Zion Schoolhouse (1869), and the Alexander Muirhead (1853).
As a homebuyer, one of the biggest benefits of Don Valley Village is the variety of homes in the neighbourhood. Most of the single family properties and apartments were constructed during the 1960’s and 1970’s.
Contemporary, Tudor, and Georgian style homes are the most common, with both single family and semi-detached properties available.