Summerhill, Toronto Real Estate
Year End Sales Report 2017
Summerhill was named after the Summer hill house built in the mid 1800's. Most of the neighbourhood was a part of the Thompson Estate and was subdivided to his heirs in the 1880's. In the 1880's the North Toronto Railway reached Summerhill on Yonge Street and the neighbourhood quickly grew. The old railway station is now revitalized as the neighbourhood LCBO. The boundaries for Summerhill strecht to the north a couple of blocks south of St. Clair, Avenue Road in the west, Yonge Street and Mount Pleasant to the east and Davenport Road and the railway in the south.
Like Rosedale Summerhill boasts beautiful tree lined streets and an abundance of Parkland to make the neighbourhood one of Toronto's most preferred neighbourhoods. Conveniently located along Toronto's main street the Yonge Corridor Summerhill is just steps to the gateway of the Downtown. Transportation gives easy acces to the busisiness and entertainment district.
Summerhill Real Estate:
Homes in Summerhill share many similarities to Rosedale. Summer hill homes date back to the late 1800's and early 1900's. A great push was in the 1930's for this area. Summerhill housesare mostly two and three storey detached designs, some of which feature an array of architectural styles can be found, including Victorian, Edwardian, Georgian, and Tudor. Summerhill includes smaller neighbourhoods with similar real estate such as the Republic of Rathnelly. This is a very unique neighbourhood that is like a small town within a huge city with there yearly parties in a huge park and outoor skating rink. Similar to Rosedale Summerhill boasts many beautiful parks throughout though does not have the biking trails.
Why Live in Summerhill?
Summerhill like Rosedale still offers a small town feel in a large city. Yonge Street and blooor still offer quaint shops, family restaurants and a wonderful place to do a weekend stroll on a sunny weekend afternoon. You are able to sit out on a patio at one of the neighbourhoods coffee shops or wander into that family butcher or bakery to find that special treat for your dinner. You will not find the urban big box stores in Summerhill.The Summerhill Market is a store that people from all over the city visit for their beautiful local produce and meat. Summerhill has one of Ontario's premier LCBO, the unique arcitecture can be seen for miles around.
Summerhill is truley a family neighbourhood with top schools throughout the neighbourhood.