High Park is arguably one of Toronto’s most popular neighbourhoods.
It’s vast greenspace, winding tree-lined streets, massive Oak trees and gentle rolling hills attract many residents. Bordered within Bloor St, Runnymede Rd, Annette St, and Humberside Ave, High Park offers residents close proximity to downtown Toronto, while still offering the amenities and space of the suburbs.
This neighbourhood’s highly-regarded schools attract many families with children. While there are many single family homes to accommodate for these households, there are many other types of housing available for the area’s highly diverse mix of residents, including a plethora of rental opportunities that appeal more to single professionals and couples.
The delightful streets of High Park are lined with impressive Victorian, Tudor and Edwardian-style homes which were built mainly throughout the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of these home have been divided into multiple-family residences. The distinguished brick homes feature many old-world architectural details, including stained glass windows, french doors, decorative wood trims, and hardwood flooring.
There are also a number of condominium buildings along Quebec Ave, which vary widely in price. Many of these units feature balconies and windows that offer spectacular views of High Park and Lake Ontario.
Many shopping destinations can be reached easily by foot, with the highly desirable 'Bloor West Village' close by. This popular shopping district is well-known across Toronto for its specialty food shops, European bakeries, deli’s, cafes, restaurants, art galleries, furniture stores, and retail shops. On any given day you’ll find residents taking time out of their day to enjoy a leisurely meal or coffee with friends at one of the area’s many trendy eateries.
Another major shopping area in High Park is the 'Junction Gardens' on Dundas St, which was recently revitalized to offer residents and visitors an enjoyable shopping experience.
For those who enjoy the outdoors and lead an active lifestyle, High Park is the ideal place to call home. With 399 acres of public parkland, this neighbourhood offers a fishing pond, flower gardens, outdoor theatre, picnic areas, playgrounds, museum, playground, and even a trackless train. There are plenty pf paths surrounding the park, making the perfect grounds for walking, jogging and bicycling.
The Bloor-Danforth subway line can be quickly accessed by bus or by foot, with three stations serving the High Park area, including High Park, Runnymede, and Keele stations.
Those traveling by vehicle are only five minutes away from the Queensway, which connects motorists to Lakeshore Blvd and the Gardiner Expressway.