Davisville VillageDavisville Village is a centrally located neighborhood which is very popular with families, young couples and professionals. It is known for excellent recreational facilities and parks, outstanding shopping districts, active nightlife, restaurants, great schools and movie theatres. Located in Midtown Toronto between St. Clair and Eglinton, this family oriented neighborhood offers detached homes, semi-detached homes, condominiums and even some original homes from the late 1800’s which still remain.
SHOPPING & DININGShopping and restaurants galore abound in this amazing neighborhood. Whether SHOPPING, DINING OR STROLLING, there is always something to explore along BAYVIEW AVENUE. Pubs, cafes, sandwich shops and patios along with an eclectic host of restaurants featuring Indian, Asian Fusion, Sushi, Italian, Mexican and some of the city’s most famous Wings & Burgers are sure to offer a taste for every palate. “Originals” with a kids’ menu and upstairs playroom & “Hollywood Gelato” are always a big hit with the kids. The shopping district on MT. PLEASANT ROAD is a popular destination for people who like to browse through antique and collectible shops. YONGE STREET, Bayview Avenue and Mt. Pleasant all offer a huge range of retail shops, pubs, restaurants, offices, grocery stores, movie theatres and professional services to meet the daily needs of residents. THE LEASIDE CENTER is yet another shopping area offering a large collection of national retailers, a Sobey’s food store, and an LCBO and is located at the south east corner of Laird and Eglinton.
RECREATIONDAVISVILLE PARK is the social and recreational centre of this neighborhood. During the day, countless children enjoy the playground and wading pool. The six tennis courts are used by the Davisville Tennis Club on evenings and weekends. This club has an active house league and tournament schedule. Adjacent to the tennis courts is the Davisville Park baseball diamond, which is extensively used by children and adult baseball leagues. In the evenings, Davisville also has an active nightlife with many pubs, restaurants and movie theatres.
TRANSPORTATIONWith quick access for motorists to downtown Toronto via Mt. Pleasant, Yonge or the Bayview Extension, Davisville’s central location makes it very geographically desirable. The DAVISVILLE AND EGLINTON SUBWAY STATIONS at Yonge St. are located within a reasonable walking distance of the neighborhood. There is LOCAL BUS SERVICE on Mt. Pleasant Rd., Yonge St., Davisville Ave. and Eglinton Ave. These bus routes connect passengers to the Yonge-University-Spadina subway line.
SCHOOLSMaurice Cody and Davisville P.S. have regular Fun Fairs, are very much a part of the community and represent a big draw for families.
JUNIOR AND SENIOR:
Maurice Cody Jr. & Sr. – 364 Belsize Dr. – 416-393-9240
Davisville Jr. School/Metro Toronto School for the Deaf – 43 Millwood Rd – 416-393-0570
Eglinton Jr. School – 223 Eglinton Ave East – 416-393-9315
Children’s Garden Nursery & Primary (Private) – 1847 Bayview Avenue – 416-488-4298
St. Anselm (Catholic) – 770 Milwood Rd – 416-393-5243
St. Monica’s (Catholic) – 44 Broadway – 416-483-1513
Hodgson Sr. School – 282 Davisville Ave – 416-393-0390
Spectrum Sr. Alternative School – 223 Eglinton Ave East – 416-393-9311
NURSERY and GRADES 1 – 6 AFTER CARE:
Little Tots’ Manor – 3 months to five years old – 211 Belsize Drive – 416-485-5515
Purple Tree – Nursery/Kindergarten/Before & After Care Gr. 1-6 – 384 Soudan Ave - 416-419-3567
Children’s Garden Nursery & Primary – 1847 Bayview Avenue – 416-488-4298
Beez Kneez – 423 Millwood – 416-487-8847
Montessori – 416-488-4218
North Toronto Collegiate Institute – 70 Roehampton – 416-393-9180
Northern Secondary School – 851 Mt. Pleasant Rd – 416-393-0270
Greenwood College School (Private Gr 7 - 12) – 443 Mt. Pleasant – 416-482-9811
Gymboree – 656 Eglinton Ave East – 416-410-6386