Welcome to East York

The Don River separates East York from the rest of the city of Toronto. Sub-neighborhoods of East York including Leaside and Bennington Heights. East York is known for being one of the best areas of Toronto to find starter homes and more affordable options than what’s available around the rest of the city.

Location

Homes in East York

East York is often voted as one of the best places to find a real estate deal in Toronto, and some of the features of the area that people find appealing along with the schools include the abundant green spaces and attractions like the Ontario Science Centre.

The overall atmosphere in East York is calm and quiet, which feels distinct from the hustle and bustle of downtown.  Many of the homes in East York are bungalows, some renovated and some original which draws in those who want a starter home or property that is a fixer-upper.

Where is East York

The commute to downtown is short, which is a big perk of living in this community, mainly populated by young professionals and young families who are diving into their first taste of owning their own home.  Who wouldn't love a neighbourhood that is just a 15-minute drive to central downtown? East York is also connected to the rest of Toronto by the Bloor-Danforth Subway.

Schools in East York

Some of the cities best schools are also found in the East York area, which is why it’s a good fit for the young families that are increasingly calling it home. Some of the top elementary schools include Jackman Avenue Jr, R.H. McGregor, Earl Beatty Junior and Senior Public School and Wilkinson Junior Public School.

Things to do in East York

The overall atmosphere in East York is calm and quiet, which feels distinct from the hustle and bustle of downtown. As a family oriented community, there are various activities throughout the year that appeal to the residence of the area.  These include outdoor skate rinks, street festivals, pools etc.

East York is also home to the Ontario Science Center, Aga Khan Museum and Riverdale Farm.

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