High Park is a neighbourhood where residents can appreciate all that each season has to offer. The gently rolling hills, winding streets and towering oak trees enchant and delight all who live here. The area contains a wealth of history, and is home to a wide range of people. The park itself is a key selling feature as it boats 399 acres of public parkland for residents to enjoy.
High Park has a diverse housing mix. Families tend to gravitate to the single family homes. There is also a large number of rental opportunities, which appeal to singles and couples as well. Homes are impressive Victorian, Edwardian and Tudor-style homes. The captivating homes were built mostly in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. Several of the houses have been divided into multiple-family dwellings. The distinctive brick homes feature a variety of architectural details that vary from house to house. Some of these characteristic features include leaded and stained glass windows, lush wood trims, French doors, hardwood floors and fireplaces.
High Park itself is beautiful throughout all seasons. It’s most well-known for its gorgeous collection of Japanese cherry blossoms, which bloom each spring and create a spectacular sight for anyone. The park also has a fishing pond, an outdoor theatre and animal paddocks.
Bloor West Village is located within walking distance of High Park. The Village is known in the City for its European bakeries, specialty foods, cafes and restaurants.