Forest Hill is located north of downtown Toronto. Until 1967 Forest Hill was in fact a village – to this very day this neighborhood has perserved its small village charm as there are a few sidewalks, lots of gently sloping hills, winding roads and many parkets. More neighbourhood information is provided below, but first check out our daily updated list of all the homes for sale in Forest Hill:
This neighborhood is full of specialty shops, boutiques, and cafes. Two of the most recongnized private schools are located in Forest Hill; Bishop Strachan for young females and the Upper Canada College for young males. The Lower Forest Hill mansions are onlu rivaled by those found in Rosedale. Forest Hill is a neighbourhood in its own ranking category!
If you are looking to see whether this neighborhood is for you or you have already moved in then be sure to check out the following:
What makes Forest Hill unique among other Toronto's prominent neighborhoods is its singularity; almost no two homes are alike. In this neighborhood you will find a harmonious mix of various architectural styles from Tudor to Gregorian houses. Other common architectural styles are the English country manors, the Terracotta-tiled French Colonial houses, and the ultra-modern condominium complexes. More luxurious condominium apartment buildings are located west of Spadina on Lonsdale Road and Health Street West. According to the most recent TREB stats, when comparing the third quarter of 2015 with the third quarter of 2014 the average price of homes has increased by 34% from $1,701,533 to $2,285,356, and the average days of on market has fallen by 1 day, from 26 to 25. This area has great investment potential!
Shopping, Dining and Exploring:
Many affluent boutiques, restaurants and food stores are located in Forest Hill to meet the needs of the prestigious Forest Hill residents. Check out the following:
The Forest Hill Village: Contains many private enclave stores with that small town feel
The Eglinton West Village shopping district: Contains a large variety of stores, here you will also find many great restaurants and food stores.
The Village Restaurant
Marron Bistro Moderne
Thai Shan Inn Restaurant
The Mad Bean
Aroma Espresso Bar
Cake Opera Co.
Cedarvale Park: Contains many playing fields, soccer pitches, an enclosed off-leash area for dogs, and the educational program,"Families in Nature" is run in this park.
Belt Line Trail: This is a 14.4 km track which passes through Forest Hill.
Sir Winston Churchill Park: This park has a great jogging route, quality picnic spots, and a rustic wood path.
Artscape Wychwood Barns: Multi-use, non-profit community centre offering offices, and meeting space for non-profit organizations, 15 artist studios, and an art
gallery. You will also find a kids' playground, an ice rink, off-leash dog park, and a beach volleyball court.
By bus: The area is located within walking distance from a number of bus routes that connect the neighbourhood with Toronto’s subway lines
By Streetcar: 24 hr St Clair Streetcar service
By subway: St. Clair West Subway Station, Eglinton West Subway Station and Yonge and Eglinton Subway line