Presenting Toronto Neighbourhoods: Davisville Village

Aug 14 17:05 2007 Julie Kinnear Print This Article

Davisville Village is a perfect place for your new home - it's full of shops and recreational facilities, filled with beautiful houses from the 20's and 30's and with a fast connection to Downtown Toronto. Read on to get more about this juvenile energetic neighbourhood.

Davisville Toronto - presenting Toronto neighbourhoods By Toronto realtor Julie Kinnear

Davisville Village is named after John Davis,Guest Posting an English immigrant from Staffordshire, who came to Canada in 1840 and took an active public role in the community, becoming its largest employer by far. The former Davisville Post Office which was run by John Davis and later by his grandson, is still standing on the northeast corner of Yonge & Davisville.

This neighbourhood located in the center has always been highly popular with young couples and families and singles as well for its great recreational facilities, large and high quality shopping districts, and a surprisingly active nightlife. which includes bars, pubs, restaurants, dinner theatre, clubs, and movie theatres. Professional and business services such as banking, dental & health care, printing etc. are widely available on Yonge Street between St. Clair and Eglinton Avenues.

Davisville's main shopping district is on Mount Pleasant Road. This bunch of stores is highlighted by a large group of antique and collectable shops that attract people from all over Toronto. Home decorating stores, children's clothing and toy stores, and an excellent selection of restaurants all add to the value of this street. Davisville residents also shop on Yonge Street and Bayview Avenue. These two streets contain a vast array of gift shops, clothing and accessory stores, bakeries, cafes, and coffee shops.

Notable shopping/dining addresses include:

  • The Art Shoppe - a 70 000 sq ft gallery/fine furniture/interior design store at 2131 Yonge Street that offers the largest selection of fine furniture in North America.
  • Paper Moon - a fine stationery store at 2003 Yonge St.
  • The Bow & Arrow pub - an English style pub at 1954 Yonge St. with an extraordinary selection of microbrewed beers.
  • Grano Restaurant - a rustic yet very elegant Italian restaurant at 2035 Yonge St. offering a very popular antipasto bar and special breads baked on the premises.

South of this neighbourhood is the Mount Pleasant Cemetery, which is a place of great natural beauty containing one of the finest arboretums in North America, large flower gardens, birds & wildlife, and many artistic sculptures and memorials.

Getting around in Davisville is easy, there are plenty of bus stops and subway stations. Toronto's highways and expressways are located within a twenty minute drive...

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Julie Kinnear
Julie Kinnear

Toronto realtor Julie Kinnear has been helping people in Toronto sell and buy their homes since 1994 and for the last eight years, Julie has been one of their top award winners every year. What motivates Julie, is producing top results for her clients. Her cheerful enthusiasm, her expertise and her genuine interest in the well being of others have created a lively referral business.

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