Davisville Village

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Davisville Village Neighbourhood

Located directly north of Mt. Pleasant cemetery, Davisville Village is a spirited and densely populated neighbourhood offering a mix of residential and commercial. Its central location, along both Yonge Street and Mount Pleasant Road between uptown and midtown Toronto means great access to shops, services, and transit.

Strong public schools, community meeting places, parks, subway access, and the vibrant Mount Pleasant shopping district knit together a community of families, singles, professionals, and business owners.

Davisville Village Homes

Davisville Village has an energy all its own due in part to the unique blend of uptown residential feel and midtown hustle and bustle. The area is known for a mix of residential duplex, detached and semi-detached homes built mostly in the solid brick construction style of the 1920’s and 1930’s. A second wave of mixed residential and commercial/office construction since the 1970’s has introduced a wide array of high-rise apartment buildings, office buildings, and upscale condominium complexes.

Davisville Village Real Estate Market

Due to the wide selection of housing types in Davisville Village (detached homes, semi-detached homes, apartments and condos), not surprisingly, real estate in the area covers quite a wide range of pricing. Featured two years in a row in Toronto Life Magazine’s ‘Where to Buy Now’ real estate guide, Davisville Village is consistently touted as the last remaining pocket of affordable housing along the Yonge Street strip. Davisville’s dense and varied demographic makes it a relatively safe and sustainable real estate investment.

Davisville Village Schools

Family-friendly Davisville offers an excellent selection of public school education, especially at the Junior/Elementary level.

Living in Davisville Village

Davisville Village is a safe neighbourhood straddling the uptown and midtown vibe of the city. Populated with singles, professionals, families, and business owners, it is never a dull place. Cheers and laughter can be heard from the tennis courts and baseball diamond at June Rowlands Park (at the corner of Davisville Avenue and Mount Pleasant Road) by day, while the robust offering of independent restaurants and pubs offer up a bit of nightlife.

The main shopping district runs along Mount Pleasant Road, offering cafes, services, and several home décor and antique shops. At the northwest end of Davisville Village, the Yonge Eglinton Centre is a newly revamped retail and entertainment space for the North Toronto community. The Hodgson public rink offers pleasure skating in the winter months, while June Rowlands Park serves up farm fresh produce at the summer farmer’s market.

Neighbourhood institutions include; not one, but two historic independent movie theatres, The Mount Pleasant Theatre and The Regent Theatre; children’s book store, Mabel’s Fables; popular consignment shop, Second Nature Boutique, and the original post-office-turned-Starbucks on the northeast corner of Yonge Street and Davisville Avenue, dating back to 1840.

Davisville Village Area Transportation

Regular TTC bus service along Mount Pleasant Boulevard, Yonge Street, Davisville Avenue, and Eglinton Avenue connect to Davisville and Eglinton subways stations.

10 minute drive to Bloor Street shopping
20 minute drive to downtown Toronto
20 minute drive to major highways and expressways

*Courtesy of Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited, Brokerage