About High Park, Toronto
Ask anyone about High Park Toronto and the reaction is positive. What’s not to like? Winding, tree-lined streets, heritage homes, a strong sense of community, family-oriented, and locally-inclined, this is a place for anyone who has ever wanted ‘it all’.
A hop-skip-and-jump from residential streets and locals land at Toronto’s municipal High Park – 400 acres of untouched, oak savannah, landscape. A popular spot during the Cherry Blossom ‘season’ for visitors across the globe, High Park offers year-round natural beauty and just about anything a park planner (or nature enthusiast) could dream up. Feel like taking a mental vacation and staring at birds as they flutter across a placid pond? You can do that at High Park! Feeling the urge to go on a nature hike, take-in the changing autumnal leaves, and sip on some apple cider while you ponder the meaning of life!? It’s all there in High Park!
A natural masterpiece, High Park offers nearby residents nature trails, fountains, botany, bird watching, and escape. A place to breath in the fresh air, get some needed exercise, and maybe even a little clarity. When you live in the High Park neighbourhood, the park is your extended (and expansive) backyard that’s just a short walk away.
Mirroring this beauty, High Park’s residential streets offer a community atmosphere and heritage homes. Houses in the area were typically built in the Victorian, Edwardian, and Tudor-style. Each house displays a variety of beautiful architectural details – stained glass windows, hardwood floors, lush wood trimmings, french doors, and dramatic fireplaces. The area is predominantly rich in larger (older) homes, but modern upgrades and new builds can also be found scattered throughout – a reflection of the diversity of styles and interests of its community.
And, although life in High Park is complete with family-oriented activities – nature walks, bike rides, and walkable local living – it is also a neighbourhood that continually strives to provide top-notch cosmopolitan offerings. Nearby Bloor West Village displays a quality array of gourmet bakeries, cafes, restaurants, libraries, clothing shops, vintage stores, juicers, and specialty boutiques, that thoughtfully cater to their local clientele. Understandably, with all of this awaiting residents just ‘outside the front door’, it is no surprise that houses in the High Park neighbourhood continue to be highly sought-after, prime pieces of Toronto real estate.