Beachfront Bliss: Living in Torontos Beaches
When one thinks of Toronto, the bustling cityscape and towering skyscrapers often come to mind. However, hidden away in the eastern part of the city lies a gem that defies expectations - the beautiful beaches of Toronto.
The beach community is known for its vibrant arts scene and strong sense of community. Local festivals, art exhibitions, and cultural events are regular occurrences, providing opportunities to connect with neighbours and immerse yourself in the creative energy that permeates the area.
Why live here
Living in this area means waking up to the soothing sound of waves and being able to take a leisurely stroll along the beach, all while enjoying the breathtaking views of Lake Ontario. For those who love an active lifestyle, the beaches offer a plethora of options. From jogging along the boardwalk to paddle-boarding and kayaking on the lake, there's no shortage of activities to keep you moving and engaged with nature.
The family-friendly atmosphere, coupled with excellent schools and community programs, make it an ideal neighbourhood for raising children. There are tons of local shops and eateries throughout the neighbourhood that make it a vibrant place to live for any age range, if you can afford it!
Some places we love to visit in the area are; The Beech Tree, Balmy Beach Club, Lazy Daisy's Cafe, & Globe Bistro. Whether you're just visiting for the day or moving to the area, these are some spots we definitely recommend you try!
The Queen Streetcar (route 501) runs directly from the Beaches to downtown. You can catch it at various stops along Queen Street, including Queen Street East and Woodbine Avenue. The streetcar provides a scenic route along Queen Street, allowing you to relax and enjoy the journey.
Alternatively, if you prefer driving, it's about a 15-20 minute drive from the Beaches to downtown Toronto, depending on traffic.