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Mimico-New Toronto

Want lakeside living without giving up the convenience of the city? Mimico-New Toronto real estate might be your perfect fit. This neighbourhood is essentially West Toronto’s more accessible version of The Beaches; it offers a vibrant community for young and growing families right on the city’s waterfront, with a trendy up-and-coming flair.

Home prices in Mimico-New Toronto vary. Here is what a home typically sells for in these communities (Sourced TREB July 2018 – March 6, 2019):

Mimico: $877,471 Detached | $735,000 Semi
New Toronto: $992,060 Detached | $768,000 Semi

The Basics

  • Gateway to Toronto’s West-End Waterfront neighbourhoods
  • Scenic lush parks and excellent recreational facilities
  • Pockets of charming older houses and selection of affordable homes
  • Fabulous safe bicycle trail
  • Convenient TTC and Go Transit service.  Quick access to downtown Toronto via Lake Shore Boulevard.

Mimico

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Community

Over the last few years, the older families of Mimico have been leaving the area and younger families and professionals have been moving in. This shift in demographics has breathed new life into the community; it is quickly gentrifying and transforming into a bustling neighbourhood for the next generation of residents.

Amenities

While getting around Mimico is typically easier with a car, there is still a lot you can do and amenities you can reach within walking distance. For destinations downtown or outside of the city, motorists have easy access to Lake Shore Boulevard and the Gardiner Expressway. As for public transit, Mimico Station provides residents with access to GO Transit routes (which can connect you to Union Station downtown) and TTC bus route can connect residents to Royal York Station or Islington Station.

Activities

A day out in Mimico wouldn’t be complete without stopping by for some sweet or savoury treats from Sanremo Bakery. Located at Royal York Road and Simpson Avenue, this bakery is well-loved for their zeppole and extravagant donuts. Grab some treats on your way to the lake, where the waterfront paths and trails can connect you all the way to Ashbridge’s Bay. Or, make your way down the Martin Goodman Trail and enjoy the gorgeous views before stopping in at Eden Trattoria on Marine Parade Drive for an Italian-inspired lunch or dinner.

Real Estate

With everything from space-saving condos to large detached houses, Mimico real estate has a diverse selection of homes to choose from. There are both condo units and condo townhouses for those seeking convenience and included amenities. In terms of freehold homes, you’ll find a mix of older detached houses, bungalows, smaller freehold houses, and new builds. The neighbourhood’s growing commercial sector also provides business owners with ample opportunities to rent or own commercial space for their next venture.

New Toronto

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Community

Ever-changing and growing, New Toronto is an up-and-coming waterfront community. As the older homeowners in the neighbourhood move out, young professionals and new families are moving in, creating a wave of growth and excitement in the area.

Amenities

For daily errands and activities, getting around New Toronto is better with a car – although the neighbourhood does have great TTC access via buses that run to the northern subway stations, streetcar service that runs along Lake Shore Boulevard to the downtown core, and GO Transit service at Long Branch Station.

Activities

With a vibrant lakeshore community, New Toronto offers plenty for families. New restaurants and shops are constantly opening up in the area. In the winter, you can head over to Colonel Samuel Smith Park and enjoy their 1-kilometre outdoor skating trail. In the warmer months, we recommend taking the family over to Marie Curtis Park. The park has a supervised public swimming area, a children’s wading pool, an off-leash dog park, picnic spots, a playground, a splash pad, and walking trails that connect to the Waterfront Trail.

Real Estate

New Toronto real estate is a mix of bungalows and newly-built homes, including semi-detached homes, large detached homes, and expansive high-end properties. There are many hidden gems in this neighbourhood, making it a great option for investors or first-time buyers who are open to purchasing a fixer-upper.

Schools

School Fraser Institute Score Address
John English JMS 7.6 95 Mimico Avenue
George R Gauld JS N/A 200 Melrose Street
David Hornell JS N/A 32 Victoria Street
Twentieth Street JS N/A 3190 Lakeshore Blvd.
Seventh Street JS N/A 101 Seventh Street
Second Street JMS 6.4 71 Second Street
Lakeshore Collegiate Institute 4.5 350 Kipling Avenue
School Fraser Institute Score Address
St. Leo 6.8 165 Stanley Avenue
The Holy Trinity N/A 6 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive
Father John Redmond 7.9 28 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive

Local Gems

Ourland Park Outdoor Pool

36 Ourland Avenue, Etobicoke, ON, Canada

Ourland Community Centre

18 Ourland Avenue, Etobicoke, ON, Canada

Humber Bay Public Library

200 Park Lawn Road, Etobicoke, ON, Canada

Mimico Centennial Public Library

47 Station Road, Etobicoke, ON, Canada

Colonel Samuel Smith Skating Trail

65 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive, Etobicoke, ON, Canada

LaVinia Restaurant

2350 Lake Shore Boulevard West, Etobicoke, ON, Canada

Tich Restaurant

2314 Lake Shore Boulevard West, Etobicoke, ON, Canada

Etobicoke Point

300 Humber Bay Park Rd W, Etobicoke, ON M8V 3X7, Canada

Ourland Park Outdoor Pool

25 Eleventh St, Etobicoke, ON

Huevos Gourmet

2888 Lake Shore Blvd W, Toronto, ON M8V 1J2

Colonel Samuel Smith Park

3145 Lake Shore Boulevard West, Etobicoke, ON, Canada

Marie Curtis Park

2 Forty Second Street, Etobicoke, ON, Canada

Eden Trattoria

58 Marine Parade Drive, Etobicoke, ON, Canada

Sanremo Bakery

374 Royal York Road, Etobicoke, ON, Canada

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