Neighbourhoods in Etobicoke


South Etobicoke
Neighbourhoods

  • Alderwood
  • Long Branch
  • Mimico
  • New Toronto

Alderwood
Alderwood is a well established family oriented neighbourhood situated in the south-west part of Etobicoke . Its boarders are South of the Gardner, East 427, West 23rd and North of the Railway tracks.

Sir Adam Beck School located at 544 Horner Avenue, features a primary school, public library, community room, day care centre, and fitness room. There's also a privately run day care facility called "Alderwood Action Alliance" which operates out of Sir Adam Beck School.

There’s a senior centre located at 320 Horner Avenue that has field trips, BBQ’s, workshops, information centres and special events.

Alderwood Plaza is at the north end of this shopping corridor and includes a large food market as well as a traditional mix of stores and restaurants.

Sherway Gardens Shopping Centre is just at the north end of this neighbourhood off Evans Drive, and includes over two hundred shops and restaurants.

Long Branch
Long Branch is a well established neighbourhood located along the Toronto waterfront at the extreme south-west part of the city.

This lakeside village is blessed with many fine attributes including picturesque waterfront parks, a local arena, a public library, a waterfront trail, a Go Transit station and a vibrant shopping district.

Mimico
Mimico is the gateway to Toronto's west-end waterfront neighbourhoods. This established community is well known for its scenic lakefront parks and excellent recreational facilities. Mimico is within a short commute of downtown Toronto and features its own Go Transit train station located on Royal York Road.

Mimico residents come out in droves to show their community spirit at a number of local events including the annual "Lakeshore Community Festival" and the Etobicoke-Lakeshore Christmas Parade. There is also an annual "Mimico Festival" held every August in Amos Waites Park. This event is always followed by a kite flying contest held the next day at Humber Bay Park.

Humber Bay
The new district neighbourhood search created in 2011 by Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) does not include a separate search for Humber Bay Real Estate; however, you can find this neighbourhood under the Mimico Search.

Humber Bay is a quaint, middle-income neighbourhood bound on the west by the Mimico Creek and on the east by the Humber River Valley. These natural boundaries have shaped the topography of this area, which features rolling hills and many mature trees.

Lots of new condo development is taking place along Lake Shore Blvd. Some other notable landmarks located on the periphery of this neighbourhood include the giant Ontario Food Terminal, situated just south of the Queensway, and the Humber Sewage Treatment Plant discreetly tucked away north of the Queensway next to the expansive Humber River Valley parkland.

New Toronto
New Toronto is located along Toronto's western beaches. It is a neighbourhood in transition. At present New Toronto is home to residents from a wide mix of cultures and incomes and includes a large seniors population. Some of the selling features of this neighbourhood are the bicycle trail, convenient TTC and Go Transit service, affordable homes and quick access to downtown Toronto via Lake Shore Boulevard.

Central Etobicoke
Neighbhoods

  • Edenbridge Humber Valley
  • Eringate Centennial West Dean
  • Islington City Centre West
  • Kingsway South
  • Princess – Rosethorn
  • Stonegate Queensway
  • The West Mall

Edenbridge Humber Valley
Boundaries:North Dundas,South Eglinton, East Islington and West Humber River Ravine.

Home to the communities Chestnut Hills which is located just south of Reigate; Lincoln Woods which is located on the west side of Royal York and the Greens of St. George’s is located at Islington & Eglinton.

St. George’s Golf and Country Club is found here as it travels across Islington Avenue, and James Gardens. Situated directly east is Lampton Golf and Country Club and Scarlett Woods Golf Course.

Lambton Woods Park. Buttonwood Park.

Schools:
Humber Valley Village, 65 Hartfield Rd
Leonardo DaVinci Academy, 100 Allanhurst Dr
For a complete list of schools visit Toronto District School Board

Parks:
Famous St. James Gardens a park you must visit

Eringate Centennial West Dean
West Deane Park & Centennial Park are located at the western edge of the City of Toronto (Etobicoke neighbourhood). Surrounded by 427, Pearson International Airport and Etobicoke River Valley. This neighbourhood is extremely quiet with a good mix of long-time residents and newcomers. You will also find Centennial Park where they hold a variety of events including the Rib Feast, West Dean Park community events and firework displays.

Mimico Creek runs through the centre of West Dean Park where various wildlife have been spotted including beaver, deer, fox, pheasants, ground hogs, skunks, raccoons, coyotes, red tailed hawks, and blue birds. You’ll also find Etobicoke Creek that runs through Centennial Park. Also a great place to play golf or practice at the driving range.

Schools:
Briarcrest Junior, 60 Wellesworth
Michael Power Saint Joseph, 105 Eringate Dr
Wellesworth Junior, 225 Wellesworth Dr
Nativity of our Lord, 35 Saffron Cres.
For a complete list of schools visit Toronto District School Board

Parks: Centennial, West Dean, Briarcrest, Wellesworth, Elmcrest

Churches
Richview United, 149 Wellesworth
Gospel of Christ, 44 Wellesworth

Islington City Centre West
Boundaries:North QEW, South Rathburn, East 427, West Islington

This neighbourhood has many fine attributes including an excellent selection of homes situated on mature large lots. A lot of green space and parkland and a vast number of schools. Not far from the TTC, GO Transit stations and major highways. Fabulous historic shopping district on Dundas Street, places such as Home Alone Antiques, The Comback, Arts Etobicoke, Urban Cabinet just to name a few. Mimico Creek and the Islington Golf Club wind their way through this beautiful neighbourhood.

Schools:
Our Lady of Peace, 70 Mattice Ave
Olivet Day, 279 Burnhamthorpe
Wedgewood, 5 Swan Avenue
For a complete list of schools visit Toronto District School Board

Kingsway South
Boundaries: North Bloor, South Dundas, West Islington, East Mimico Creek

Kingsway is nestled along the Humber River Valley wind your way from Bloor up to Dundas through this beautiful mature neighbourhood where the streets are lined with large oak and maple trees. Take a break at Home Smith Park or at Lambton Kingsway Park to enjoy the scenery. Walk to schools, shops, churches and recreation.

Schools:
Our Lady of Sorrows, 32 Montgomery Rd
Lambton Kingsway, 525 Prince Edward Dr
For a complete list of schools visit Toronto District School Board


Princess – Rosethorn
Boundaries: South Eglinton, East Martin Grove, West Islington, and winds down Kipling and through Islington golf club until it reaches Dundas St.

Home to Thorncrest Village wherePrincess Ann is located just east of Islington and Princess Margaret a little further south west crossing over Kipling Avenue. Located south west you’ll also find Glen Agar. You’ll find many of the streets in this community are named after the British Royals.

A quiet family oriented community, you’ll find large lots and wide open spaces, mature trees, excellent schools, an abundance of parks, nearby golf courses and shopping plazas.

Schools:
John G. Althouse Middle School, 130 Lloyd Manor
Martingrove Collegiate Institute, 50 Winterton Dr
Prince Margaret Junior School, 65 Tromley Dr
St. George’s Junior School, 70 Princess Ann
For a complete list of schools visit Toronto District School Board

Golf Club:Islington Golf Club

Churches: Martin Grove Baptish Church, Unity Christ Center of Truth, St. Wilfrid’s

Stonegate Queensway
Boundaries: North QEW, South Bloor, West Islington, East Mimico Crek

This quiet west end neighbourhood is located just west of Toronto in Etobicoke. Also home to Humber Bay, Thompson Orchard, Springbook Gardens, The Kingsway, Norseman Heights and Sunnylea.

Both the Humber River and Black Creek add green to an area also blessed with three commercial strips: the Queensway, Islington and Bloor.

Schools:
St. Mark Elementary, 45 Cloverhill Rd
Park Lawn Junior, 71 Ballacaine Drive
Norsemen Junior Middle School, 105 Norsemen Street
Bishop Allen Academy, 721 Royal York Rd
Sante-Marguette D’Youville, 755 Royal York Rd
Sunnylea Junior School, 35 Glenroy
Eitienne Brule, 50 Cloverhill
This neighbourhood includes the Etobicoke School of the Arts, 675 Royal York Rd
For a complete list of schools visit Toronto District School Board

Churches:
Humbervale Park Baptist Church

Etobicoke West Mall
Boundaries:
South Burnhamthorpe, north Rathburn, East Renforth, West 427

Etobicoke West Mall is a family oriented neighbourhood.  You can walk to the mall, swim at the outdoor pool where a variety of acquatic programs including swim lessons are offered.  Ball Hockey area, tennis courts and playground are all near-by what a great place to spend a summer day.

Schools:
Broadacres Junior, 45 Crendon Dr

Parks:
Carsbrooke, Broadacres

Churches:
Church of Christ, 17 Tunbridge Crescent

 

 

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