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our 3 favourite neighbourhoods in midtown toronto

Discover the best neighbourhoods in Toronto, with us. Get ready for an exciting journey as we introduce you to 3 of our favourite areas. Experience the unique charm of each neighbourhood and immerse yourself in the local culture. 

Whether you’re planning to move or visit, there’s something for everyone. From Yonge and Eglinton to chic boutiques in Summerhill, each neighbourhood has its own distinct personality. Let’s start exploring!

Summerhill

LCBO building located in Summerhill. One of the best neighbourhoods in Toronto!

Let’s start with our review of Summerhill. Summerhill, a vibrant neighbourhood with plenty of diversity, charm, and character, nestled in the heart of Toronto. In our opinion, this ranks as one of Toronto’s finest neighbourhoods. The residents of Summerhill encompass a wide spectrum, from artists to retirees, fostering an incredible sense of community. Summerhill is famous for its expensive, old Victorian homes that are large and charming. It also features unique rentals that many would dream of living in. Thanks to its location along the Yonge Street Corridor, everything Summerhill has to offer is easily accessible on foot.

Dining in Summerhill

When it comes to dining, you will not be disappointed. For a fine dining experience, Sorrel is a must-visit and it is located in the heart of Rosedale. This French Mediterranean- inspired restaurant has a great reputation as one of the top dining establishments in this favourited Toronto Area.

Outside of Summerhill Market located in the best neighbourhood in Toronto.

Another place where you can get prepared meals for dinner at home or beautiful fresh fruit and vegetables, Summerhill Market is the place to be and is a local favourite and has been serving the community since 1954. You will find a wide range of high-quality food and drink options that are mostly locally sourced. Beyond food, you can find luxury fashion, lifestyle, home and art shops with designs from around the globe. For beauty and wellness, you can make your way to Gee Beauty. This is a beauty boutique that offers top-of-the-line products owned by a mom and her daughters and they can offer you amazing beauty advice. Summerhill has everything you are looking for. This is a must-visit neighbourhood.

Summerhill offers a variety of recreational options. Ramsden Park spans 14 acres and features an off-leash dog area, playgrounds, tennis courts, and a wading pool, making it perfect for picnics and outdoor fun. Craigleigh Gardens is a charming oasis with scenic trails. The Toronto Lawn Tennis Club provides outdoor tennis, squash courts, fitness, wellness, swimming, and dining. Nearby, Mooredale House offers programs for all ages. Summerhill has something for everyone; immerse yourself in its vibrant atmosphere.

Yonge & Eglinton

Intersection of Yonge & Eglinton located in one of the best neighbourhoods in Toronto.

Yonge and Eglinton offers a vibrant and diverse community with everything from financial centres to entertainment near convenient public transit connections and a high walk score. It’s great for young professionals seeking an urban lifestyle or those wanting to explore the quieter areas nearby. Live life to the fullest by experiencing all this neighbourhood has to offer.

You can find the Yonge Eglinton Centre right on the corner of Yonge and Eglinton. You can find everything you need here. It is a mall with food courts, clothing stores, Metro Grocery Store and even a gym if you are looking for a place to work out. So many options makes it one of our favourite neighbourhoods. 

Sporting Life located in Midtown Toronto. The best neighbourhoods in Toronto.

Visit Eglinton Park, west of Yonge Street, for 5 sports fields, 4 tennis courts, 2 baseball diamonds, a playground, wading pool (in summer), and 2 skating rinks (in winter). Nearby hotspots include Copacabana Brazilian steakhouse, Rose and Crown Irish pub, Sporting Life athletic department store, The Cupcake Shoppe, and Uncle Betty’s Diner. Go to Yonge and Eglinton now!

Wychwood Park

Drive through the enchanted forest of Wychwood Park. A community designed for artists in the 19th century. Enjoy greenery and charming homes. To live here you must pay association fee for amenities. This unique area is really beautiful. 

This peaceful gated community is located just steps away from the bustling city, and is close to Wychwood Barns which hosts events, Farmers Markets, and activities for families and pets.

Houses seldomly come on the market in this area so if you are waiting to live here, don’t expect something to pop up quickly. If you are in the area, I recommend that you take a drive through this amazing pocket. You will not be disappointed. I promise! This is definitely one of Toronto’s best neighbourhoods to explore if you area looking for a unique vibe. 

Some of the best neighbourhoods in Toronto

Ready to discover some awesome places in the heart of Toronto? We’ve got you covered! Check out these 3 must-visit neighbourhoods : vibrant Summerhill, bustling Yonge and Eglinton, and the charming Wychwood Park. Each of them has their own unique vibe and attractions that are sure to captivate you. And if you want to learn more about this amazing city, be sure to check out our Blog Page. Let’s explore and experience the Midtown magic together!

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