Community Focus: Parkwoods
November 27, 2017
Author: Park Property Management
Parkwoods is a lovely community situated between North York and Scarborough regions of Toronto
The neighbourhood is home to over 34,000 residents! Despite its population and location by the Don Valley Parkway and highway 401, this is a quiet, family friendly area.
Education is king in this neighbourhood! There are 7 public elementary schools, 4 Catholic schools, and 1 secondary school in Parkwoods making this community a great family choice. Residents will also find plenty of children's programs and activities at the Brookbanks public library and the Brooklands Community Centre, both located within Parkwoods.
For nature lovers, Brookbanks Park, a 26.6 hectare parkland surrounding Deerlick Creek, features extensive walking and biking trails, two playgrounds, and a splash pad. Several playgrounds and small parks can also be found throughout the community. Enjoy outdoor activities with several community spaces to enjoy including the community ice rink, basketball and tennis courts, baseball diamonds, and several running tracks.
Shopping is great here with York Mills Gardens, Parkway Mall, Victoria Terrace Shopping Centre, and several plazas conveniently located throughout the neighbourhood. Residents will also find many unique shops and services along Lawrence Avenue East and York Mills Road.
Finding grocery stores and meat markets is easy in Parkwoods and there are several restaurants chains throughout the neighbourhood. For excellent family and fine dining restaurants, take the short drive to Don Mills where you will find a variety of options to suite any tastes. For your morning pick-me-up, there are three Tim Hortons coffee shops in Parkwoods and several café's and tea houses along Lawrence Avenue East.
Commuting is easy here with the Don Valley Parkway and highway 401 bordering the neighbourhood. And if you travel via transit, you'll find many major bus stops throughout Parkwoods and the Ellesmere Subway station just a quick drive away.
If you are looking to live in a quiet neighbourhood in Toronto, contact us to view our 111 & 121 Combermere Drive apartments in the Parkwoods community, today!