BEACHES

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LISTINGS OF HOMES & CONDOS IN THE BEACHES

The Beaches Neighbourhood of Toronto

The Beach or Beaches, both are correct, is a pleasant escape from the city hustle for Torontonians and tourists alike. With a long boardwalk bordering the waterfront and many parks and trails in and around the area, it’s a bit of paradise just on the edge of the city. Spanning the lake, one can almost convince yourself you’re on the ocean. The area hosts many festivals throughout the year, is an active area for sports and recreation and is a great destination for local shops and restaurants along Queen Street East.

AVERAGE CONDO

$488,675

AVERAGE HOUSE

$1,319,400

AVG DAYS ON MARKET

7

Housing and Accommodations

The stunning houses in the Beach are a fabulous mix of coastal cottage and large scale Victorian homes, most of which were built in the 1920s and 1930s. Many of the detached homes in the area are large 3-bedroom properties. Given the history of this neighbourhood, it’s no surprise that there are more and more homes being modernized. You get a feel for the neighbourhood’s age as you walk the residential streets, framed by huge trees, sizeable properties and stunning gardens. Along Queen Street, there are more low-rise condos and townhouses arriving on scene. The price point here is fairly high due to the size of homes and the spectacular proximity to the beautiful waterfront.

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ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

Kew Beach Junior Public School
Norway Junior Public School
St. Denis Elementary School
Williamson Road Junior Public School
Balmy Beach Community
St. John Catholic School

SENIOR SCHOOLS

Notre Dame High School
Glen Ames Senior Public School

DEMOGRAPHICS

location icon with text 4 km approx area
18% 0-14 years, 10% 15-24 years, 61% 25-64 years, 11% 65+ years
$108,809 average income
82% post secondary, 14% high school
population 21,130 53% women and 47% men
46% Rent, 64% Own
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HISTORY

The area now known as the Beach was first settled in 1793 by the Ashbridge family (hence the name of Ashbridges Bay) who came from Philadelphia. Along with several other families at the time, the area was mostly used as farmland. It wasn’t until the 1920s when the City of Toronto was expanding east that the area was divided into residential developments and is today one of the city’s most attractive residential neighbourhoods.