Birchcliffe-Cliffside‎

Birchcliffe-Cliffside

Overview

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Birchcliffe, most local people called it as Birch Cliff, and Cliffside, remain to the east, are locality stay with Southwest Scarborough’s Lake Ontario between Midland avenues and Victoria Park. Birch Cliff and Cliffside are a family oriented neighbourhood established. Birchcliffe is located to the backdrop of the Lake Ontario and Scarborough Bluffs. Cliffside is located beside the Toronto’s eastern beaches, just next to the Scarborough Bluffs. Kingston Road move away to the lake, and this go through the center of this neighborhood.

Real Estate

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Birch Cliff – Cliffside are the community of singles, families, and couples. Very important thing is that shopping is at our fingertips, at the same time an array of coffee shops, restaurants and tiny boutiques are running all along Kingston Road. The Birch Cliff and Cliffside have predominately more than 5000 detached houses on quiet streets, importantly some house have noted as “country feel”. Apart from that, there are quite a few units around 2000+ in low-rise apartment buildings.

School Around

  1. Broad View French Montessori School
  2. Birch Cliff Public School
  • Birch Cliff Heights Public School
  1. Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute
  2. Blantyre Public School
  3. Cliffside Public School
  • Courcelette Public School
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary Separate School
  1. Neil McNeil High School
  2. Scarborough Day Nursery

Homes

Birch Cliff holds an excellent collection of storey-and-a-half houses, detached, bungalows, and two or more storey homes that feature with Edwardian, Cape Cod and Tudor designs. This area’s original housing stock dates come from the 1910’s to 1950’s. Moreover, BirchCliff also have a large number of recent homes that might be built in the year of 1980’s to 1990’s.  Here, Cliffside residential homes were built in the era of 1920’s, 30’s, and 40’s. These houses was a mixture of eclectic architectural styles including Cape Cod, Tudor, Edwardian, and Craftsman style bungalows.

History

BirchCliff locality started to be developed in 1895, at that time the Toronto Hunt Club was relocated here. From 1890’s to early 1900’s many Toronto residents started to build summer cottages on the property near to the Toronto Hunt Club. These cottagers were made this area so attracted along with the magnificent Scarborough Bluffs.

The peak of the Scarborough Bluffs was beautified by the birch trees which later prompted a cottager by the name of John Stark to name his cottage “Birch Cliff”.

Shopping

The retail corridor in the Kingston Road is the mixture of convenience-type stores, restaurants, professional officers, medical offices and also bars. The Cliffside Village is also another best shopping district, and it also located in the Kingston Road. Cliffside Village is featuring with home improvement stores, a myriad of shops, a variety of restaurants, household convenience stores and a good mix of independent retailers and small company owned stores.

Entertainment

Take a close look to the water edge at the bluffs and let’s enjoy the amazing view that Birch Cliff – Cliffside locality offer. It will take literally five minutes to reach the beach that you are exactly looking for. Bluffers Park is also remaining in the same distance at east of Birch Cliff. The area has so many natural parks, on the edge of the cliffs where Lake Ontario and Rosetta McClain Gardens are situated.

The Toronto Hunt Club is an equestrian club that has been preserved as a historical site in this area. But right now, it is operating as a beautiful private golf club.

Transportation

TTB service with Kennedy Road and St. Clair Avenue connects the local passengers to the stations on the Bloor-Danforth subway line. Another, Danforth Road bus also connects the passengers to the same destination. On the main Street shuttles commuters, The Danforth Go Train station situated here. Any motorists within fifteen minutes by Kingston Road can access downtown Toronto.

Major Street Boundaries

 

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