Rouge E11‎

ROUGE E11, SCARBOROUGH

Overview

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The Rouge E11 neighbourhood of Scarborough is located between the Metro Toronto Zoo (North), Highway 401 (south), and the Rouge River Valley (east). The beauty and aesthetics of this area comes alive along Sheppard Avenue, with fantastic views of the scenic Rouge River Valley. Rouge E11 has a right mix of realistically priced houses with large social and commercial amenities.

Real Estate

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Rouge E11 Real estate features beautiful and spacious homes. With an excellent blend of city social amenities, the community is cozy, fun, scenic, and peaceful to reside. The Rouge Hill GO Station, as well as Highway 401, are close to all the houses in the area. Rouge E11 is great because of its proximity to public transit, shopping, entertainment, recreation, schools and much more. Also, it is a lakeside neighbourhood.

Homes

Homes for sale in Rouge E11 are in high demand because of the naturally beautiful location and surroundings. It features quite a few bungalows, detached and semi-detached homes, and two-storey dwellings. The community offers scenic views of Lake Ontario and spectacular views of the Rouge River Valley. Most of the housing stock within Rouge E11 was built in the 1970s-90s. The bungalows (Ranch-styled) and storey houses along Sheppard Avenue were constructed in the mid-1960s with deep and wide lots, and four hundred feet stretch backs. There are townhouses, condos, two-storey houses and bungalows for sales here.

History

The history of the Rouge E11 community is not different from that of many others at the north end of Toronto. It was all rural farmland up until the 1950s when Highway 401 was constructed on the south edge of the Rouge neighbourhood. The laying of Highway 401 extended to the construction of the first residential houses along Sheppard Avenue, early in the 1960s. However, the larger part of Rouge E11 was not started until the 1970s-80s. These urbanization activities progressed into the 1990s, with new residential developments, schools, a shopping center, parks, and a recreational facility.

Shopping

Most residents of Rouge E11 get their shopping list at the Abbey Lane Shopping center. The center has all they need with services broad and diverse across different business types, stores, shops, bars, pharmacy and even a bank.

Entertainment and Recreation

Firstly, The Rouge Community Park is centrally located for the convenience of residents. It is ideal for nature walks, strolls, as well as picnics. The Park also features a baseball diamond. Dean Park is a little west of Rouge Community Park, and it has tennis courts.

Rouge Park comprises the eastern boundary of this neighbourhood and is very useful to nature enthusiasts, joggers, hikers, cyclists, and some cross-country skiers. It also includes more than one hundred campsites – the Glen Rouge campground.Residents have lots of parks and recreation centers to entertain and have fun. The Neighbourhood Center (Rylander Boulevard) and the Tall Pines Park sits across the Abbey Lane Shopping Centre. These facilities have community meeting rooms, two tennis courts, park houses and a children’s playground.

Getting Around

Public transport system very well serves rouge E11 neighbourhood. A TTC bus service runs through Sheppard Avenue East and connects passengers to the Sheppard Station on the Yonge-University-Spadina subway line. Car drivers or motorcycle owners enjoy quick access to Highway 401 via Sheppard Avenue and Highway 2 off Port Union Road. These highways offer motorists ease and lots of options with plenty connecting routes into and out of Toronto city.

Major Street Boundaries

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