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Davisville Village, Toronto Real Estate

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Davisville Village is an area of Toronto near the intersection of Davisville Avenue and Yonge Street. There is a subway station named Davisville at this intersection. The area directly abuts Mount Pleasant Cemetery, and has a large number of massive apartment and condominium complexes built between the 1970s and the 2000s, as well as a number of office buildings. The area is an attractive area in Midtown Toronto between St Clair and Eglinton.

Family Life
The Davisville community has always been popular with singles, young couples and families for its excellent recreational facilities, outstanding shopping districts, and active nightlife, which includes bars, pubs, restaurants, dinner theatre, clubs, and movie theatres. Business and professional services such as banking, health & dental care, printing etc. are widely available on Yonge Street between St. Clair and Eglinton Avenues.

Davisville Real Estate
Most Davisville residential properties were built in the 1920's and 1930's. The houses west of Mount Pleasant Road are mostly large two and three - storey English Cottage and Edwardian - style homes. The houses east of Mount Pleasant Road are made up primarily of smaller detached and semi - detached houses and bungalows. This part of the neighbourhood also contains a handful of historical homes from the late 19th century, and new developments are springing up today. Condo Developments


Davisville Village also contains a number of condo developments located mostly on Merton and Balliol Streets and along Eglinton Avenue.

Davisville's main shopping district is on Mount Pleasant Road. This stretch of stores is highlighted by a large group of antique and collectable shops that attract people from all over the city. Home decorating stores, children's clothing and toy stores, and an excellent selection of restaurants all add to the ambience of this street. Davisville residents also shop on Yonge Street and Bayview Avenue. These two streets contain a plethora of gift shops, clothing and accessory stores, bakeries, cafes, and coffee shops.

Davisville Houses
Davisville Homes


Shopping


  • The Art Shoppe, a 70 000 sq ft combination gallery/fine furniture/interior design store at 2131 Yonge Street that offers the largest selection of fine furniture in North America.
  • Paper Moon, a fine stationery store at 2003 Yonge St.
  • The Bow & Arrow pub, an English style pub at 1954 Yonge St. with an excellent selection of microbrewed beers
  • Grano Restaurant, a rustic yet elegant Italian restaurant at 2035 Yonge St. offering a very popular antipasto bar and special breads baked on the premises.

Parks
Davisville Park is the social and recreational centre of this neighbourhood. During the day, it is a beehive of activity with preschoolers enjoying the Davisville Park playground and wading pool. Other parks easily accessed from area:

  • David A. Balfour Park
  • Moore Park Ravine
  • Lawrence Park
  • Blythwood Ravine
  • Sherwood Park
  • Sunnybrook Park

Sports and Recreation
Davisville Park has six tennis courts which are are used by the Davisville Tennis Club on evenings and weekends. This club has an active house league and tournament schedule. There is also the Davisville Park baseball diamond, which is extensively used by children and adult baseball leagues.

Other recreation opportunities in the area include Mooredale House at 146 Crescent Road, and the North Toronto Memorial Arena and Garden at 174 Orchard View Boulevard.

Schools

  • Davisville/Metro School for the Deaf
  • Maurice Cody School
  • John Fisher Jr. School
  • Deer Park Jr & Sr. School
  • Blythwood School
  • Rolph Road School
  • Bessborough Drive School
  • Northern Secondary
  • North Toronto C.I.
  • Lawrence Park C.I.
  • Mark Garneau C.I.
  • Forest Hill C.I.



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