Wexford-Maryvale neighbourhood in Toronto. Popular communities include Dorset Park, Victoria Village, Ionview, Parkwoods-Donalda, Tam O'Shanter-Sullivan.
Wexford-Maryvale has 87 homes on the market. Of the 11401 total properties listed in Toronto, Wexford-Maryvale makes up just 0.8%. The average asking price of a property in Wexford-Maryvale is $725,614, with an estimated mortgage of $2,458 per month. That is 1.8 times less of the average asking price of $1,275,376 in Toronto. Properties listed in Wexford-Maryvale are an average of 536 square feet, with 2 beds and 1.9 baths. Wexford-Maryvale has 8% apartments relative to all the other listings in this neighbourhood.
Wexford and Maryvale are two neighbourhoods located in the Scarborough district of Toronto. Their close proximity to one another oftentimes is the reason why they get grouped up into one neighbourhood: Wexford-Maryvale.
Wexford is situated in the eastern part of the city, on the western end Scarborough, stretching to Lawrence Avenue East between Victoria Park Avenue and Birchmount Road.
Maryvale is situated on the edge of Scarborough with its western border being Victoria Park Avenue. To the north it is bordered by Highway 401, to the east by Warden and to the south by the railroad tracks.
Real estate in Wexford-Maryvale is popular because it is a multi-cultural neighbourhood. Its variety in cultures is celebrated on Lawrence Avenue, where an international collection of food shops and restaurants can be spotted. This blend includes Mediterranean, East and West Indian, Caribbean, African, Greek and Italian businesses.
Wexford-Maryvale is a small, family oriented community that revolves around the Maryvale Public School. This nearby educational institution is located south of Ellesmere Road off Pharmacy Avenue. The Maryvale Junior YMCA is based out of this school and Maryvale Park and Community Centre are adjacent to the school.
Homes for in Wexford-Maryvale could consist of mostly bungalows as well as storey-and-a-half dwellings built in the 1950s. These structures sit on very good size lots that showcase private driveways as well as a garage.
Wexford-Maryvale has a large number of low and high-rise apartment buildings, situated on the marginal streets of this community. The housing stock in this neighbourhood consists mainly of cozy, brick bungalows as well as storey-and-a-half homes built in the 1950s. These houses are well-maintained and beautifully landscaped.
This multicultural Scarborough neighbourhood is located near many amenities such as parks, schools and recreational facilities.
Wexford started off in the 1840s as a crossroads community centred around "The Rising Sun Inn," which was located on the south-west corner of what is now the Lawrence and Pharmacy Avenue crossroad. Richard Sylvester was the owner of this popular Inn and he hailed from Wexford County, Ireland.
A post office was opened in Sylvester's "Rising Sun Inn" in 1865. Sylvester named this post office Wexford, which from that time onward, also became the official name of this community. Wexford continued on as a quiet farming town until the 1950s, when the current day community was developed.
Maryvale was previously part of the former Village of Ellesmere that thrived during the 1800s, yet in the early 1950s. Ellesmere's market gardens and dairy farms gave way to the present day Maryvale subdivision. Maryvale is named after the former Maryvale farm, noted for the breeding and raising of race horses.
MLS listings might mention that getting around in Wexford-Maryvale is not too difficult with public transit. Bus services along Eglinton, Lawrence, Warden, Pharmacy, and Victoria Park Avenues connect passengers to stations on the Bloor-Danforth and Yonge-University-Spadina subway lines.
Commuters are just a few minutes away from the Eglinton and the Lawrence Avenue on-ramps to the Don Valley Parkway and roughly a five minute drive from Highway 401. Highway 401 on-ramps at Victoria Park and Warden Avenues are conveniently located at the north end of this neighbourhood.
Wexford-Maryvale real estate agents can lead potential homebuyers to shopping districts such as Lawrence Avenue. This part of town is loaded with small shopping plazas that contain multicultural mixes of restaurants and food shops. The shopping down Victoria Park Avenue is comparable to Lawrence Avenue however, it is much smaller.
Eglinton Avenue has a selection of big box stores, family style restaurants, car dealerships, factory outlets, as well as shopping centres.
The Golden Mile and Parkway Mall are two additional shopping malls where residents of Wexford-Maryvale can shop at.
Furthermore, Ellesmere Road features a collection of small shopping plazas and larger retail stores, including Home Depot, a video store, a beer store, and a golf centre. Medical and professional offices are also located along this road.
Prices for Wexford-Maryvale homes for sale can be based off the close proximity to and availability of nearby entertainment attractions. Wexford Park is in the community and serves as a great place for residents with its baseball diamond, sports fields and children's playground. It also has ample recreational green space.
Wexford Collegiate Institute (1176 Pharmacy Avenue) has a gymnasium and indoor pool which host various Toronto Parks and Recreation programs.
Maryvale Park, located off Pharmacy Avenue offers numerous recreational facilities including tennis courts, an outdoor pool, a wading pool, a baseball diamond, sports fields, and a children's playground.