The Beaches Real Estate
This popular Central Toronto community got its name because of its location near four Lake Ontario beaches: Scarborough Beach, Woodbine Beach, Kew Beach, and Balmy Beach. The Beaches neighbourhood has a reputation for being a relaxed, vibrant community. The atmosphere within this community is that of a small-town beachside tourist retreat. The numerous locally owned businesses along Queen Street offer much to explore, taste, and experience. Recreation can be found on the waters of the lake or just a short drive away in Old City Toronto. The Beaches real estate market is full of elegant historic homes, luxury infills, handsome row houses, and the occasional apartment building.
Continue down the page to search for Beaches homes for sale, or discover more information about this popular Central Toronto neighbourhood.
Browse The Annex Real Estate
Browse The Annex Real Estate
By registering with Century 21 Atria Realty , you will gain access to our complete selection of Beaches homes for sale. You can also make browsing for your new home that much easier by filtering results by the location, size, and price of properties in the advanced settings.
Explorethe Beaches Homes for Sale
The majority of The Beaches real estate market is characterized by single-family homes. As a centrally located, historic community, The Beaches is rife with historic properties. On this market, it is possible to invest in elegant Victorian builds that have gracefully incorporated stained glass accents, high-gloss hardwood finishes, and lace-like trim around the eaves.
The excellent location of this community has long made it a desirable place for many generations of Torontonians to live. As such, many of the homes in this prestigious community have been diligently cared for over the decades. Despite the fact that some of the residences here are over a hundred years old, many of them offer brand new appliances, modern updates, and well-maintained interiors.
The desirability of homes in The Beaches is reflected in the value of real estate. The prices of The Beaches real estate tends to be quite high. Single-family houses often begin in value around a million dollars. Luxury houses that have been upgraded and refurbished can sell for a few million dollars.
Historic homes are not the only housing type to be found in The Beaches. It is rare, but it is also possible to find luxury infills. From the perspective of many buyers, these homes offer the best of both worlds. They have all of the modern day luxuries of new construction, yet they can also enjoy all of the charms of an established community.
Buyers who are interested in condo living will find that they are able to invest apartment or condo properties in this community as well. These homes can be ideal for working professionals or those who have a small family. Generally, condos are more affordable than single-family homes, making them especially appealing to buyers who are on a budget.
Toronto Homes & Condos by Neighbourhood
Living in The Beaches, Toronto
The Beaches has been a popular place to live for over a hundred years, and much of this is due to its location. Those who work in the heart of the city only have a twenty minute commute ahead of them. A multitude of public transportation options departing Queen Street, ensure that locals are within easy reach of the rest of the city. This makes The Beaches a good choice for those who work in the Downtown core. The commute is just a short distance away, yet the lifestyle in this neighbourhood is more relaxed and peaceful than life at the heart of the city.
The four beaches that inspired the name of this community are sandy, community-minded spaces. Many locals who live in the area take advantage of their location near the water on a regular basis. On any given day in the summer, you might see people running along waterfront trails, enjoying a game of beach volleyball, or sharing a picnic on the grass.
Kew Gardens Park is where you will find skating, tennis, and The Beach International Jazz Festival. Since the event’s inception in 1989, it has grown to become of the nation’s largest free jazz events. The festival lasts one month.
When it comes to amenities, much of what you need can be found along Queen Street. Exquisite cuisine, a vibrant nightlife, groceries, boutiques, and services are all within easy reach.
If you are interested in a Central Toronto community that has plenty of character and charm, yet is close to all the city has to offer, The Beaches is a fantastic choice.
This website may only be used by consumers that have a bona fide interest in the purchase, sale, or lease of real estate of the type being offered via the website. The data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by TREB.