About North York
North York is a name for the area north of Toronto that includes a wide range of neighbourhoods, offering charm, authenticity, and incredible access to all the amenities of a balanced lifestyle.
Whether you’re here for a short term rental or longer term relocation, you’ll appreciate the easy access to public transportation, the subway line, renowned hospitals, major retailers like Ikea, Canadian Tire, Walmart and multiple grocery banners, along with some of the cities finest public and private schools, beautiful parks, pools, the Earl Bales ski hill, community centres, farmer’s markets and libraries, North York is one of the best places to live and raise a family.
Lawrence Manor, an area of North York developed in the 1950s, is the heart of Jewish Toronto, when many Toronto Jews moved out of the city core. Many orthodox Jews live on the residential streets off Bathurst, which is lined with synagogues, Hebrew schools, bookstores, delis, kosher markets and serving up some of the finest bagels in town.
You’ll also find that Little Moscow offers up fantastic Russian, Ukrainian and Georgian shops and dining options. The Korean strip offering some of the city’s best Bulgogi, nestled next to authentic Chinese restaurants and of course Little Persia, where you’ll find some of Toronto’s finest Iranian shops no shortage of the most mouth-watering kebab and pastries.
No visit to North York would be complete without at visit to Bayview Village one of Canada's most prestigious shopping centres. Catering to discerning customers seeking unique merchandise and tantalizing dining options in an inviting, upscale environment. The 440,000 square foot Centre located at Bayview and Sheppard Avenues, is home to over 110 one-of-a-kind and luxury retailers, services and grocers, carrying the latest fashion designs and trends.
You’ll also want to make some time for a visit to Mel Lastman Square, where Toronto’s diverse communities showcase some of the best this city has to offer, featuring a beautiful park, 20,000 square feet of open space, a garden court, an outdoor amphitheatre, fountains, and reflecting pool. Special events that showcase music, art, dancing, theatre, food, and a bustling Farmer’s Market that will entice you to make the very most of your furnished apartment and fully equipped kitchen.