West Toronto Neighbourhoods
Welcome to the wonderful family-friendly neighbourhoods of West Toronto! This region is comprised of the areas surrounding High Park, from the waterfront trail to The Junction, and from Roncesvalles Village to the Humber River parklands.
In West Toronto’s neighbourhoods, you will find a wide variety of home styles to suit every budget: elegant luxury homes, Victorian and Edwardian mansions, early 20th century Arts & Crafts homes, Tudor homes, and a wide range of entry-level houses and condos. You will also find highly-regarded elementary and high schools, as well as endless opportunities for family activities.
Stroll to any of West Toronto’s three distinct shopping districts, each with its own varied collection of cafés, shops, restaurants, fruit &vegetable markets and flower shops. From the Eastern European flavour of Bloor West Village, to the trendy Junction, to Roncesvalles Village (widely recognized as the center of the Polish Community in Toronto), each has its own distinct personality.
In addition to the lovely homes, West Toronto is home to High Park, the jewel of Toronto’s park system, almost 400 acres in size and with more than one million visitors annually. It features a zoo, fish pond, adventure playgrounds, outdoor amphitheater, restaurant, trackless train ride and flower gardens, as well as countless year-round activities such as: jogging, cycling, swimming, soccer, baseball, tennis, fishing, lawn bowling, skating and hockey!
Hop on the subway at any one of West Toronto’s five subway stops and make your way downtown in just 15-20 minutes. Travel by car to either downtown Toronto or the airport is easily accessed via the Gardiner Expressway, from the foot of South Kingsway.