Bayview Village:an affluent neighbourhood in Toronto

Bayview Village is bordered on the north by Finch Avenue East, on the west by Bayview Avenue, on the east by Leslie Street, and on the south by Highway 401, and also including the grounds of North York General Hospital, east of Leslie in the neighbourhood's southeast corner, according to the City of Toronto's definition.


The mix of housing here includes bungalows, split-level houses, Georgian Revival-style homes, and some infill housing (newly built houses replacing the older ones)

There also continues to be high rise condominium development along Sheppard Avenue and in the land south of Sheppard Avenue and north of Highway 401.


Elkhorn Public School and Bayview Middle School. Most high school students who live in Bayview Village attend Earl Haig Secondary School, located west of Bayview. There is also a Catholic Elementary school located on the west side of Bayview Avenue, called St. Gabriel Catholic School.


TTC Sheppard subway line passes through the neighbourhood, including Bayview and Bessarion stations.


The western edge of the East Don Parklands winds its way through the centre of Bayview Village and is a vast and expansive green haven with various trails, walkways and bicycle paths. The park’s naturalization and preservation programs have made the space a habitat for wildlife and a number of rare plant species. There are many smaller parks and parkettes in Bayview Village. Blue Ridge Park, Clarinda Park and Bayview Village Park are child-focused, with baseball diamonds, splash pads and playgrounds.


The Bayview Village Tennis Club is the premier tennis club of North York. There are also free public tennis courts in Bayview Village Park.

The North York YMCA, located at the southeast corner of Bayview Avenue and Sheppard Avenue, is the largest recreational facility serving this neighbourhood. Some of the programs being offered at this YMCA include play-gym and swim lessons for preschoolers, gymnastics, karate, swimming and basketball programs for children, and aerobics, yoga and aquafit for adults. Facilities at this centre include a gymnasium, a dance studio, a conditioning room, a main swimming pool with lanes and a training swimming pool.

Recommended New Developments:

1. Vida Condos at Bayview Village is a new condo development by Castle Group Developments currently in preconstruction at 2 Cusack Court, North York. Sales for available units start at $199,990.

2. Tea Garden Condos is a new condo development by Phantom Developments currently in preconstruction at Bayview/Sheppard. The development is scheduled for completion in 2018. Sales for available units start in the mid CAD$200,000's.


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