Danforth Village is best known for its shopping district along Danforth Ave
which truly reflects the multi-cultural flair of the locals who have planted roots in this neighbourhood. This area is a fantastic choice for home buyers, considering its affordable housing and close proximity to the Bloor-Danforth subway line.
The typical home in the area was constructed in the early 1900’s. On the northern end of the neighbourhood are predominantly semi-detached homes with distinguished front porches, and on the southern end are more varied properties, ranging both in style and size.
There is definitely no shortage of things to see and do along The Danforth In fact, this is one of the most vibrant and lively neighbourhoods in all of Toronto, with visitors from all over flocking to the area to take advantage of it’s entertainment and shopping, particularly in the summer months.
Shared with the Riverdale neighbourhood, the Danforth oozes Grecian culture, clearly displayed in colours and aromas. In the summer, the ‘Taste of the Danforth’ festival encompasses live music, tons of food varieties, and sidewalk shopping that attracts tourists from all over. The eclectic mix of modern and traditional shopping, in addition to the wide selection of incredible restaurants are all fantastic reasons to call the Danforth home.
Residents young and old can enjoy Monarch Park, located south of the Danforth, which features an ice rink, a wading pool, and a swimming pool. The East Toronto Athletic Field offers a number of sporting fields, and the Earl Beattie Community Centre offers an indoor swimming pool and gym.
All amenities and conveniences can be easily accessed by foot, though the TTC also makes travelling highly convenient in Danforth Village. Busses and streetcars run regularly along Greenwood, Gerrard, Coxwell, and Woodbine Ave. The Bloor-Danforth subway line can be easily accessed via five different stations in the area. A Go Train station is also nearby at Danforth and Main.
Motorists enjoy quick access to the downtown core along Danforth Ave, as well as a short trek to the Don Valley Parkway and Lakeshore Blvd.