Deer Park

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Deer Park Neighbourhood

The upscale, midtown neighbourhood of Deer Park is a perfect blend of residential charm, lush greenery, and urban conveniences. Named by its original First Nations settlers, Deer Park was once a wide-open meadow where deer would come to graze.

By the 1850’s, modest residential development resulted in a few country homes, a general store, a school and a hotel right on the corner of Yonge Street and St. Clair Avenue. Becoming part of the City of Toronto in 1908, the area quickly grew from relative farmland to a desirable residential family neighbourhood, much like it is today.

Deer Park Homes

Homes in Deer Park are a mix of detached and semi-detached, Tudor-style construction, in keeping with surrounding mid and uptown architecture of Toronto’s building boom. A bustling urban centre, Deer Park is also home to a large amount of new townhouses that blend beautifully with the older properties in the area. Boasting one of the largest selections of luxury condo buildings in the city, many Deer Park residents enjoy excellent views of surrounding parklands, ravines, and the downtown skyline from high-rise balconies.

Deer Park Real Estate Market

Due to the mix of detached, semi-detached, townhomes, and condo units, the price range in Deer Park does vary somewhat as a result.

Deer Park Schools

Centrally located in the heart of midtown Toronto, Deer Park is served by excellent public schools, and is within walking distance of some of the city’s best private schools.

Living in Deer Park

The beauty of living in Deer Park is that shops, restaurants, transit, parks, and schools are just steps from your door whenever you need them. The shopping district along Yonge Street and St. Clair Avenue provide staples like groceries and pharmacies, as well as independent food shops and restaurants.

The abundance of green space in Deer Park is surprising considering its relatively urban surroundings. The north end of Rosehill Reservoir boasts a beautiful, four-acre, cobblestone lined reflecting pool, water fountain and a small waterfall. In addition, residents can enjoy a flower garden and wading pool in the springs and summer months.

At Deer Park’s north end, Oriole Park has a playground, wading pool, tennis courts and access to the Belt Line trail. At the south end of Deer Park, David A. Balfour Park provides a children’s playground as well as a jogging and/or walking trail leading to the Vale of Avoca and the Rosedale Valley Ravine.

Deer Park Area Transportation

Regular TTC bus service runs along Yonge Street, Avenue Road, and St. Clair Avenue. All homes in the Deer Park neighbourhood are within walking distance of St. Clair subway station.

15 minute drive to downtown Toronto
20 minute drive to highways and expressways

*Courtesy of Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited, Brokerage