Everyone who lives in and around the Toronto area knows that the West Queen West neighbourhood is THE place to be,

surrounded by the coolest and hippest people, shops, galleries and eateries. In fact, a recent Vogue article has identified the Queen West area as the 2nd coolest neighbourhood in the world!

Real Estate

While many of the original homes were built in the later 1800’s and early 1900’s, the majority of condos and lofts are new construction that took place over the recent past.

Considering the density of the housing in the area, residents have shown the ability to do more with less by being space-wise. The end result? Variety.

The properties in this trendy area are becoming increasingly desired by the entrepreneurial and professional work force that appreciated being able to live and work in the same community. The condos and lofts are extremely appealing to a wide range of buyers, with many options to conventional cookie-cutter condos.

Statistics are from July 1st to December 31st, 2016

Statistics are from July 1st to December 31st, 2016

Statistics are from July 1st to December 31st, 2016

Statistics are from July 1st to December 31st, 2016

Lifestyle

Trinity Bellwoods Park is a hop, skip , and a jump from Queen West, offering residents a host of recreational amenities to take advantage of, including two indoor pools, a gym, indoor walking/running track, multi-purpose rooms, a volleyball court, children’s playground, outdoor wading pool, tennis courts, sporting fields, and an ice rink. 

Along Queen St West itself is a myriad of things to see and do. It would literally take weeks to experience everything this vibrant and eclectic strip has to offer. Just about every storefront is either a shop, restaurant gallery, bar, or nightclub. Attracting all of the city’s electric and creative types, Queen St West paints an accurate picture of Toronto's multicultural diversity.

Schools

Elementary Schools
Ossington/Old Orchard Junior Public School
Givins/Shaw Junior Public School
Charles G Fraser Junior Public School
Alexander Muir/Gladstone Ave Junior and Senior Public School
Niagara Street Public School

Secondary Schools
Harbord Collegiate Institute Toronto 
Parkdale Collegiate Institute

Transportation

The walkability score is extremely high - residents can literally walk to work, recreation, and entertainment. For those looking to go a little further than the Queen West core, the streetcars along Queen can take you in and out of the neighbourhood and straight to the subway. The train can also take you directly to the Eaton's Centre and the Beaches. 

For those commuting by vehicle, easy access to the downtown routes can be accessed easily via the Gardiner Expressway and Lakeshore Boulevard.

Streetcar Routes:  501, 504, 511 and 505

Bus Routes:  29 Dufferin, and  63 Ossington

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