A key and central part of North Toronto (which encompasses Davisville Village, Yonge-Eglinton, Lytton Park, Bedford Park and Lawrence Park), the Yonge-Eglinton corridor is a densely populated uptown neighbourhood in the heart of the action, close to shops, entertainment and transit.
Private, quiet, peaceful…there is nothing else like it anywhere near Yonge Street and St. Clair Avenue. Hidden from the street by cedars and shrubbery, 50 Farnham Avenue combines the attractions of country living with the advantages of city life.
At the time, I didn’t realize what a luxury having to spend entire days in the library at school was. Hours surrounded by books and uninterrupted sessions of reading and absorbing. I have always collected books. Even though it’s so convenient to toss an e-reader in your bag, nothing beats being able to curl up in a great spot with a book and lose yourself in the pages for a few hours.
Local Business Spotlight: The Parkdale Teepee Company provides creative, whimsical spaces for your home
The philosophy behind The Parkdale Teepee Company is that everyone should have a place to learn creatively. Their teepees provide spaces that nurture creativity and allow imaginations to flourish. This week, we caught up with Mary Ratcliffe, one of the owners and founders of The Parkdale Teepee Company, a small but thriving local Toronto business.
The market fluctuated during the course of the year, predominately due to weather conditions. The region was literally flooded in the spring, with high water washing out roads, filling boat houses and detaching docks from their moorings, sending them down lakes and rivers. These conditions were not conducive to either listings or sales, and the market sagged in both categories. It was not surprising that sales and inventory declined by 20 percent in the spring as compared to 2012.
House hunting? Here’s a quick list of the open houses we have on the go this weekend. Happy hunting!