Yonge-Eglinton Real Estate
A bustling locale where there’s never a dull moment.
One of Toronto’s liveliest areas, Yonge-Eglinton, has the honor of being one of the city’s most fun and exciting destinations. Centrally located and close to downtown means that this area is perfect for people who don’t have to wade through the snow during the winter commutes, and the never-ending access to activity is ideal for anyone seeking a lively atmosphere.
So named for its location at the intersection of Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue, Younge-Eglinton has the double benefit of being right in the action but protected from the unsavory elements of noisy streets or non-stop traffic. It is simultaneously home to downtown amenities and mature tree-lined streets that offer a quiet, residential vibe.
Yonge-Eglinton is highly rated by Toronto Life, and as if that wasn’t enough, the varied home architecture makes it an unparalleled Midtown location. Luxurious condos, new architecture, stately homes, and posh, chic addresses all mesh to create this dynamic community.
Things to Love
- Exceptional access to public transport, downtown areas, and numerous neighbourhoods
- Full to the brim of eateries, shops, and activities for any age
- Built to support everyone, from the young professional to a family or older retired individual
- Those who love to walk and stroll fit right in
Yonge-Eglinton is blanketed by an air of excitement and on-the-move buzz. Its residents range from older individuals who love the feel of a city and enjoy the chance to walk, new families looking to settle somewhere that still offers an urban feel or young professionals who want to cut down on commute time. Urban with direct access to Toronto’s public transportation, the neighbourhood is a starting point for literally anywhere in the city. The whole of Toronto can be your playground with Yonge-Eglinton’s location—not that you need to do a lot of traveling since the area itself is home to more than its fair share of eateries, shops, boutiques, professional services, fine dining opportunities, and luxury activities.
Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping
Part in thanks to its central location and part in thanks to its own vibrant community, Yonge-Eglinton is no stranger to top-tier dining, shopping, and entertainment.
Food from every corner of the world is at its best here, and besides, the boutiques surrounding the area make updating the wardrobe irresistible. Locals stop for a quick, casual—and delicious—bite to eat at the Messini Authentic Gyros. For something more sit-down, try out the vegetarian-friendly Five Doors North, which offers artful plating and delicious Italian dishes.
As far as shopping goes, Yonge-Eglinton offers the best of both worlds. Home to unique boutiques and world-renowned favorites alike, the mix-and-match of neighbourhood specialty and familiar choices appeal to everyone. Visit Urban Outfitters for an artsy vibe, or stroll through the excellent Yonge-Eglinton Centre for a number of different shops, eateries, and services all in one place.
Things to Do
Yonge-Eglinton is known for its access to the activity. From nightlife to cultural outings, this neighbourhood has it all—and more.
The range of activities in Yonge-Eglinton goes to show how varied and exciting the location is. Chase the thrill by trying your hand at ax-throwing at Batl-Grounds. If you prefer a more traditional approach to a Friday night, look no further than Good Fortune Bar, a self-proclaimed “worst kept secret bar” with a long selection of beer on tap and delicious food.
For an afternoon with the family or maybe a furry friend, Yonge-Eglinton can deliver. There are plenty of lush green spaces throughout the urban locale, from the great Eglinton Park to the sweet and shady Sherwood Park.
Yonge-Eglinton is home to some of Toronto’s best schools. Top educational opportunities include: