About Trinity Bellwoods
Living in Trinity Bellwoods, on any given weekend, you open your front door and walk outside to the sound of people playing in the local park.
Last weekend, grabbing your paper, you headed (happily) towards local patisserie ‘Nadege’. You stopped. Realizing you might prefer a warm, freshly-baked parisian-style pain-au-chocolat. Crossing the street, you’d arrived at the renowned, little-but-mighty bakery ‘Clafouti’. Opening the door, you were greeted by name and met with the familiar smell of buttery breads, sweet jams, and aromas of chocolate. You placed your order, sat down and ate while quietly reading the paper. The only worry was “Will the butter melt enough on this croissant?”, it was instantly answered with a gratifying ‘yes’. Feeling full and well-informed, you put down the news and decided it was high-time to do some shopping for tonight’s dinner at ‘Carmen’. You find exactly the right look and are feeling more optimistic than-ever. Sauntering home you were feeling a little tired. You decide to take a nap, after all, the day was young.
As a resident, at the heart of your neighbourhood is Trinity Bellwoods park. A sprawling 32-acre green space, complete with towering trees, tennis courts, and a baseball diamond, that plays hostess-of-the-mostest to ‘social butterflies’ around the city. It also played ‘home’ to the infamous ‘white squirrel’, a famous albino squirrel who became a mascot for the Trinity Bellwoods Neighbourhood. With it’s unicorn-like mystique the white squirrel’s natural passing, last spring, was such a blow that it made city newspapers and headlined blogs across Toronto. You’ve come to terms with it though, for White Squirrel Coffee Shop lives-on preserving the life of the since-gone neighbourhood ‘pet’ while serving you quality americanos, sandwiches, and tasty treats.
Like you, local residents take pride in homeownership. Classic victorian brick-stone row-houses with stained glass windows, immaculate gardens, grandiose heritage homes, modern condominiums, heritage building loft spaces (favourites being the Candy & Chocolate Factory Lofts), single dwelling apartment spaces – all are available but people tend to hold on to them for some time. After all, as you’re joyously aware, there is little reason to ever want to let go.