Kingsway Real Estate & The Neighbourhood
Kingsway is a premier neighbourhood in Toronto’s west end and is located in the former City of Etobicoke, an area that became the west end of Toronto upon amalgamation in 1998. . Known for its idyllic setting, nestled in the forest of the Humber River Valley, this well-end community was designed for families! Bounded by Bloor Street to the south, Dundas street to the north, the Mimico Creek to the west and Humber River to the east, the houses and properties are all well sized and attractive, all the streets are pedestrian friendly, and all the schools, shopping, churches and recreational areas are within walking distance from your front door. The streets are lined with majestic oak and maple trees that provide the perfect backdrop for the stately homes that grace this neighbourhood and create the ideal atmosphere to raise children or to come home to after the work day is through.
Now, the lifestyle in Kingsway is something to be desired. Alongside its beautiful homes, the shopping district on Bloor Street West has an excellent combination of specialty shops, chain stores, restaurants, professional services and medical services. The shopping centre is aesthetically an extension from the residential neighbourhood, with park benches placed along the route and the use of black-painted cast-iron street lamps. The Dundas Street West at the north end of the Kingsway is less dressed up, however the connivence of the shopping located in strip malls makes up for the lack of aesthetic in convenience, and also feature a number of finishing and design stores, landscaping shops, hobby and craft stores, antique stores and even an art gallery. Alongside the vast shopping and convenience stores in Kingsway are numerous recreational opportunities. Including the Brentwood Public Library offering a variety of children and adult programming, the Kingsway movie theatre screens kid ad new films and is perfect for a rainy summer day or for escaping the winter cold. The Etobicoke Memorial Pool and Health Club offered a myriad of aerobic and aqua fit programs for adults. Next door to the pool and health club is the central arena which offers public skating as well as organized ice and ball hockey leagues for both children and adults. The Etobicoke Lawn Bowling Club located in Central Park off of Islington south of Dundas that includes two bowling greens, as well as tennis courts and a large baseball diamond. Home Smith Park which is accessed off Dundas Street and follows alongside the Humber River is part of a ten-kilometre paved trail that links cyclists, inline skaters, walkers, joggers and runners to the Martin Goodman Trail on Toronto’s waterfront.
With its distance from the downtown core, beautiful homes and convenient living, The Kingsway is an idyllic place to call home, to raise a family and to create your own community. If you are looking for a place to call home within Toronto that feels like you are vacationing in England, look no further! These beautiful homes and convenient shopping, well renown schools and recreational activities for both adults and children surrounded by noble and enchanting oak trees and street lights makes this a beautiful neighbourhood to call home.