Welcome to Forest Hill
A sought-after neighbourhood brimming with prestige, friendliness, and greenery.
Forest Hill is a gem in the crown of Toronto locales. Comprising a few neighbourhoods, the location is poised perfectly to allow access to downtown in addition to high-end shopping districts and recreation. One of the most sought-after, luxurious locales in the whole city, Forest Hill unwinds with tree-lined streets, unique topography, and stately homes.
Fully developed by the 1930s with luxury in mind, Forest Hill continues to be a prime example of fine living in the Toronto area. Gorgeous with large trees, nooks of lush green space, and a historic appeal throughout its spacious streets, it’s perfect for those seeking exceptional surroundings.
Strolling through Forest Hill means spotting a number of stunning homes in many styles—all of which are magnificent. Brick buildings give the streets a quaint vibe, while the neo-classical and neo-traditional styles throughout the area provide many options for residents. Because the original bylaws from the 1920s and 30s required trees to be planted in lawns and homes to be designed by an architect, the whole space has remained dedicated to the scenic atmosphere since.
Things to Love
- Stunning architecture
- Family-friendly atmosphere
- Peaceful and quiet
- Centrally located for easy commutes and travel
- Great school systems and kid-friendly recreation
Grand and with an eye for luxury, Forest Hill is blanketed by an atmosphere of tranquil leisure. Locals love strolling the picturesque streets and people love the area for its family-friendly ambiance and local commitment to excellence. Because of elevated shopping districts and secluded green spaces, Forest Hill can feel more like a small town than a neighbourhood in a big city—even though it’s only a twenty-minute drive to downtown Toronto. Safe from the bustling of a city but close enough for a short commute makes it perfect for professionals and families alike.
Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping
Forest Hill has a residential atmosphere, perfect for those seeking reprieve, but that’s not to say it doesn’t have its fair share of fine dining, shopping, and top-tier services. A central location and promise of quality ensure its residents have everything they may need.
Centered around Spadina Road and Lonsdale Road in the Forest Hill Village shopping district, which locals love to visit for its private shopping atmosphere, ensuring peaceful, top-of-the-line service. Additionally, the Eglinton West Village shopping district is only a short while away and provides different options, such as family-friendly eateries and shopping that ranges from old favorites to world-renowned luxury brands.
To unwind after a day of shopping or to celebrate any number of life’s accomplishments, there’s no better method than making a reservation at one of the area’s fine dining establishments. Locals love Flor de Sal Restaurant for its fine European gastronomy, while EDO-Ko is known for top-notch Japanese cuisine.
Things to Do
Dedicated to providing the best for its residents, the activity of Forest Hill is sure to appeal to anyone. Full of lush greenery, parks, and recreation for the whole family, there is never a shortage of things to do.
Speaking to the picturesque history throughout the neighbourhood, the BeltLine fitness and nature trail unwinds along the very path Toronto’s first commuter train used to hold. Offering 14.5 kilometers of walking, running, and biking, the trail is a favorite for many in the area.
On the other hand, the family-friendly, community-oriented atmosphere comes to life when considering the Forest Hill Public Library. With events for families, adults, and children alike, the library is emblematic of Forest Hill’s commitment to excellence.
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