O'Connor-Parkview neighbourhood in Toronto. Popular communities include Woodbine Corridor, Woodbine-Lumsden, Crescent Town, Danforth, Danforth Village-East York.
O'Connor-Parkview has 49 homes on the market. Of the 13554 total properties listed in Toronto, O'Connor-Parkview makes up just 0.4%. The average asking price of a property in O'Connor-Parkview is $1,196,317, with an estimated mortgage of $4,053 per month. That is 1.2 times less of the average asking price of $1,453,353 in Toronto. Properties listed in O'Connor-Parkview are an average of 552 square feet, with 2.4 beds and 2.7 baths. O'Connor-Parkview has 2% apartments relative to all the other listings in this neighbourhood.
O'Connor–Parkview is a broad neighbourhood in the East York part of Toronto. It is a very diverse community that includes smaller sections with English and Greeks in the west to the Tamil speakers in the east. It also has low-income high-rises and huge property lots. The smaller areas featured inside the area are known as Topham Park, Woodbine Gardens and Parkview Hills.
Situated southeast of the Don Valley, the community is bounded on the South by Taylor-Massey Creek, to the east by Victoria Park Avenue and to the north by Holland Avenue.
Real estate in O’Connor-Parkview might be divided in the three aforementioned areas. In Topham Park, there is a sure pride of ownership in this tight knit community. There are only a few hundred homes located on quaint boulevards and pretty culs-de-sac here.
Woodbine Gardens has hills and dales with winding and sloping crescents since it was once an attractive golf course. The wonderful topography of the Woodbine Gardens community in O’Connor-Parkway is further accentuated by Taylor Creek Park.
Parkview Hills is a quiet and secluded community with roughly 1,000 homes encircled by lush ravine and park land. The entry point to this O’Connor-Parkview neighbourhood would be easy to miss if it were not for the Parkview Hills stone gates, set-in from St. Clair Avenue. The gold letter writing on these gates reads 'Parkview Gardens', which is the name of the small attractive park at this entranceway.
Homes for sale in O’Connor-Parkview vary throughout the three little enclaves which make up this larger neighbourhood. These homes were constructed between 1944 and 1946 and are straightforwardly distinguished by their bright frame siding, and attractive front porches that look out to manicured lawns. A lot of these residences have undergone extensive upgrades and improvements since they were developed. The streets on the edge of the neighbourhood consist of sturdy brick bungalows, as well as detached one-and-a-half-storey and two-storey houses.
The delightful brick and stone houses on Glenwood Crescent were also constructed in the 1940s. All the other homes in the neighbourhood were built in the beginning of the 1950s. Housing styles vary from Tudor and ranch-style bungalows to solid brick two-storey houses. A majority of these homes sit on generous sized lots with a private driveway and a garage.
When it comes to homes for sale in O’Connor-Parkview, building of the original Parkview Hills housing stock took place in the late 1940s and early 1950s. All of the houses in Parkview Hills are detached and include private driveways. The lot sizes on average are amongst the most spacious in the city and many spectacular ravine properties can be found in this community.
O’Connor-Parkview history is broken down into the three communities which exist here. Topham Park was an apple orchard up until 1944, when the crown purchased this estate for War Veterans lodging. The Topham Park community was developed by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation between 1944 and 1946.
The Woodbine Gardens community is situated on the former site of the Woodbine Golf and Country Club which operated at this site during the 1930s. The Woodbine clubhouse was located where Glenwood Crescent is today.
Parkview Hills was formally part of the vast Taylor family estate. The Taylors moved to the Don Valley in the 1820s and developed a business empire that included a compound of mills and the Don Valley Brick Works.
O’Connor-Parkview real estate agents MLS listings might make mention of the options residents have to getting around in the neighbourhood.
This neighbourhood is served by bus lines on Woodbine, Victoria Park and St. Clair Avenues and on Dawes Road, Ferris Road and Rexleigh Drive. These bus routes connect to either Coxwell, Main, Woodbine, or Victoria Park subway stations on the Bloor-Danforth subway line. Also, bus lines on O'Connor Drive connect to the Coxwell station on the Bloor-Danforth subway line.
Motorists are roughly five to ten minutes from the Don Valley Parkway on-ramp at O'Connor and Don Mills Road. This highway offers motorists quick access to the downtown core and connecting routes to the major highways north of the city.
Parkview Hills residents enjoy exclusive bus service along Parkview Hills Crescent that links passengers to the Woodbine station on the Bloor-Danforth subway line.
O’Connor-Parkview real estate is located near many shopping and amenities. At the Victoria Park and St. Clair Avenue intersection a major grocery store and a cluster of smaller shops, restaurants, and medical and professional offices can be found. Additional convenience-type stores accommodating everyday household needs are situated along St. Clair Avenue.
Also, the O'Connor and St. Clair Avenue retail corridor is home to a variety of businesses such as restaurants, banks, beauty salons, hardware stores, a pharmacy, a travel agency, variety stores and professional and medical offices.
One of the greatest amenities any neighbourhood can have is access to a public library. The Dawes Road branch of the East York public library (416 Dawes Road) offers a variety of programs for children.
O’Connor-Parkview entertainment attractions can be found at Topham Park, which is situated in the centre of this neighbourhood. It has a baseball diamond used for men's, ladies' and children's softball leagues and also includes two tennis courts, a clubhouse, and a children's playground. In the winter, Topham Park features an outdoor natural ice rink that is used for pleasure skating and hockey.
The Presteign Heights School situated in the middle of this neighbourhood off Parkview Hills Crescent offers residents a sports field, a baseball diamond and a children's playground. There is also an outdoor natural ice rink on the school grounds. The Presteign Heights school gymnasium is the place where numerous programs are offered by the Toronto parks and recreation department.
Taylor Creek Park can be accessed of Alder Road and is part of a nine kilometre paved path that curves its way through the scenic wilderness of the Don River Valley. This nature trail is ideal for nature enthusiasts and includes many nice picnic spots.