About Newtonbrook West
Newtonbrook West neighbourhood in Toronto. Popular communities include Newtonbrook East, Rouge E11, Willowdale West, Willowdale East, Westminster-Branson.
Newtonbrook West has 125 homes on the market. Of the 13556 total properties listed in Toronto, Newtonbrook West makes up just 0.9%. The average asking price of a property in Newtonbrook West is $1,285,831, with an estimated mortgage of $4,356 per month. That is 1.1 times less of the average asking price of $1,453,252 in Toronto. Properties listed in Newtonbrook West are an average of 1129 square feet, with 2.6 beds and 2.9 baths. Newtonbrook West has 8.8% apartments relative to all the other listings in this neighbourhood.
Newtonbrook West is geographically located at the north end of Toronto in North York. It is situated among the east and west branches of the Don River Valley. Its position is ideal and acts as an attractive natural setting for this neighbourhood. In addition, it offers residents a copious amount of recreational opportunities to take pleasure in.
Newtonbrook West is a community in North York, Toronto that features many children’s playgrounds and community parks for residents of the neighbourhood. Many of the parks offer fitness trails, tennis courts, sports fields as well as baseball diamonds. In addition, Newtonbrook West also has four indoor ice arenas and two community centres.
The community is family friendly and a lot of the character homes reflected that, however, it is a neighbourhood that is facing various change. Older detached and semi-detached homes from the middle of the 20th Century are either being turned into mixed-use buildings (residential and commercial) or are being demolished. After the wreckage is removed, many townhome complexes are taking the place of the previous houses.
Progressively more as well, a lot of new custom built homes are making their presence known in the neighbourhood. Moreover, condos for sale in Newtonbrook West may be on the MLS since there is a novel low-rise building on the North West corner of Yonge and Drewry.
Real estate in Newtonbrook West is occupied considerably by Chinese speaking families and Koreans as well. These two ethnic groups make up over 40% of the visible minorities in the neighbourhood. This community also has sizeable Russian, Iranian and Jewish minorities too. The average income in the area is above the median for Toronto and a larger part of residents live in and own semi-detached houses or single detached family homes here.
Newtonbrook West’s original houses were put up during the 1920s up until the 1960s. The mix of homes includes bungalows, story-and-a-half houses as well as split-level styles. Despite the fact that many of these homes were in good shape, residential need have changed and now there is a large number of new custom houses for sale in Newtonbrook West. This neighbourhood is home to a good collection of luxurious new condo buildings that are generally towering along Steeles Avenue.
Newtonbrook West was first settled by pioneers in the beginning of the 19th Century. This area was surrounded by grist and saw mills that operated on the west and east branches of the Don River. The divine centre of this hard working village was the Newton Brook Wesleyan Church which received its name after Reverend Robert Newton.
Lieutenant Colonel William S. Durie was one of Newtonbrook West’s primary settlers and was of the Queens Own Rifles. Durie split up part of his Newtonbrook estate in 1847 to establish what is now known as Drewry Avenue. The "Rueter House" (270 Drewry) is the only remaining home from this early Newtonbrook town.
In the middle of the 20th century, most of the former landmarks in the village were destroyed for residential expansion. Two famous exceptions still exist; the Newtonbrook Schoolhouse, circa 1878, and the Newtonbrook General Store, circa 1907.
MLS listings will make reference to that fact that only some errands can be accomplished on foot in Newtonbrook East. Nevertheless, Newtonbrook West’s position right alongside the Yonge street corridor allows residents quick and simple access to stations on the Yonge-University-Spadina subway line. This community is very well served by public transportation.
Regular bus service is available on Bathurst and Dufferin Streets as well as Bayview, Cummer, Drewry Finch and Steeles Avenues in Newtonbrook West. Yonge Street and Bayview Avenue, as well as Bathurst and Dufferin Streets provide commuters with easy access to the Highway 401 on-ramps, south of Sheppard Avenue. These major roadways also lead motorists into the downtown core.
Newtonbrook West real estate agents love the neighbourhood because of the nearby availability to shopping and other amenities. Within the community there are about 43 bars, restaurants and coffee shops. Residents in Newtonbrook West can reach an average of 1 restaurant, bar or coffee shop in about a 5 minute walk.
CentrePoint Mall, as its name suggests is properly positioned in the centre of this area on the south-west corner of Yonge Street and Steeles Avenue. This indoor shopping mall is borderd by two national department stores, a nice family style restaurant and a large grocery store for daily shopping.
In addition, Newtonbrook West’s Yonge Street shopping districted is speckled with shopping centres and new car dealerships. An overwhelming array of fast food restaurants, coffee shops, and convenience stores can be found at this portion of Yonge Street.
Newtonbrook West real estate listings may list a lot of great things about the community, but one of the best aspects of this neighbourhood is that it features more than twenty neighbourhood parks and children's playgrounds. A majority of these recreational spaces offer residents access to fitness trails, sports fields, tennis courts and baseball diamonds.
Other fitness centres are available to the community like Cummer Park Fitness Centre (6000 Leslie Street). This facility features outdoor tennis courts, squash and racquetball courts, an indoor jogging/walking track, two weight rooms, fitness classes, whirlpools and saunas. Also, for more entertainment events, the Esther Shiner stadium (5720 Bathurst Street) houses a 2,000 seat stadium that hosts a lot of sport and track and field competitions.