Rouge E10‎

ROUGE E10, SCARBOROUGH

Overview

The Rouge E10 neighbourhood is located between the Metro Toronto Zoo (North), the Rouge River Valley (East) and Highway 401 (south). The community has its natural splendour that comes into focus along Sheppard Avenue, with the spectacular views of the Rouge River Valley. The area consists of reasonably priced dwellings, schools, parks, shopping spots and a community center.

Real Estate

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The Rouge E10 property features spacious and beautiful detached houses that in a great location in Scarborough. The area offers plenty of city amenities complimented with nearby scenic parks and peaceful green spaces for exceptional living standards. It has a great location and can be referred to as a lakeside neighbourhood. Residents that penchant for jogging, skiing, cycling and nature will truly appreciate this community.

Homes

In Rouge E10, houses are in high demand. Many of the housing stock in the neighbourhood offer great views of the Rouge River Valley. Most of the houses around dates back to the 1970s-90s. The bungalows are ranch-styled, while the two-storey houses (Shepperd Avenue) were built in the mid-1960s. The dwellings are sitting on extra wide and deep land with four hundred feet back stretches. Apart from single family homes, there are lots of condos and townhouses on the market in Rouge E10.

Schools around

  • Joseph Howe Senior Public School – A public elementary school located on winter Gardens Trail. It is grades seven and eight and West Rouge Junior Public School, William G Davis Public School, Centennial Public school, Charlottetown Public School all feed into Howe.
  • Rouge Valley Public School
  • St Dominic Savio Catholic School
  • Sir Oliver Mowat Collegiate Institute – A public highschool (for grades 9 – 12) located near the intersection of Port Union Road and Lawrence Avenue East.
  • John G. Diefenbaker PS
  • St Jean de Brebeuf Catholic School
  • Chief Dan George Public School – Kindergarten – Grade 8

Although there are no public separate high schools in Rouge Hill, many of students in that neighborhood usually attend St. John Paul II Catholic Secondary School and St. Mother Teresa Catholic Academy in most cases.

History

The Rouge E10 neighbourhood is similar to most Scarborough district neighbourhoods. Before the 1950s, the area was a rural hamlet with large farmlands. The residential area began to grow only after the completion of Highway 401 across the entire Rouge area. This afterwards led to the first set of dwellings built along Sheppard Avenue in the early 1960s. The bulk of houses in the locality was erected in the 1970s-80s as it progressed into the 1990s with new developments that created more balance and comfort.

Shopping

There are lots of amenities and opportunities in the Rouge E10 community. Residents shop in the Abbey Lane Shopping Center with supermarkets,  pharmacies, dry cleaners, tire shops, banks, post office, salons, pet stores, etc. There are other smaller shopping malls all around the neighbourhood.

Entertainment and Recreation

Recreational areas in Rouge E10 include leisure centers and natural interest destinations. These can easily be found in the Tall Pines Park and the natural Rouge Community Park. The Rouge Community Park is ideal for nature lovers and other outdoor sports activities. Also, the Dean Park is a recreational treasure with its tennis courts while the Rouge Park crowns it all as it is the bane of Glen Rouge campground with over a hundred campsites.

Getting Around

Rouge E10 is well serviced by public transports. A Toronto Transit Commission bus service plies Sheppard Avenue East to the Sheppard Station (Yonge-University-Spadina subway line). Also, driving residents and motorists enjoy the proximity of Highway 401 via Sheppard Avenue and Highway 2. The both highways give a broad range of options, with link routes to and fro Toronto City. The Rouge Hill GO Station is also within proximity.

 

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