Welcome to Greenwood-Coxwell
Greenwood-Coxwell is a neighbourhood that is often referred to as “up-and-coming,” but in reality, it’s already arrived. The area is popular with young families and those seeking single family homes or low rise condos. Near Leslieville and the Upper Beaches, Greenwood-Coxwell is a pleasant place to live at a still more affordable price than some other east-end neighbourhoods. Gerrard Street East runs through the south end of the area, where the personality of Little India awaits. For a variety of shops, cafes, and restaurants, Danforth Avenue is a short walk away. There are large parks with great recreation amenities, as well as libraries and schools. Adults, children, and pets will enjoy exploring the parks, playgrounds, and off-leash areas all in the heart of Greenwood-Coxwell. View All Greenwood-Coxwell Homes For Sale
What it's like
What to Expect: Schools and parks. Greenwood-Coxwell has public schools, Catholic schools, and high schools conveniently located. Monarch Park and Greenwood Park both have swimming pools, ice rinks, and off-leash areas. There’s a baseball diamond at Greenwood Park, and space to play at Felstead Park Playground. For commuters, Greenwood and Coxwell subway stations are off The Danforth, and the Streetcar runs on Gerrard. For drivers, Lakeshore Boulevard is a ten minute drive away. What NOT to Expect: The area is residential and family-friendly, so if you're looking for an active night-life scene you might prefer downtown. However, bars are walkable along The Danforth for a fun night out. A Day in the Life: Walk from your Greenwood-Coxwell condo to Red Rocket Coffee on the Danforth. Have a take-out latte while you walk your kids to a birthday party at Monarch Park pool. Then, go shopping at Gerrard India Bazaar, where music plays along the colourful streets. Get a snack at the quirky Flying Pony while checking out the local artists’ new works on display. Stroll back to the park and read in the sun before meeting your kids, who are happily wrapped in beach towels after a fun day swimming. Take the family out for dinner at The Wren for Southern comfort food for them and craft brews for you. In Summary: Greenwood-Coxwell is a community where adults and children can enjoy local business and outdoor recreation.
The majority of people who choose Greenwood-Coxwell real estate, are looking for more affordable single family homes and condos for sale. Residents are mostly working age, with the majority between age 25-59. There is also a high percentage of children under the age of four. Local Insight: “After moving here I didn't know anyone. That quickly changed when I met people at the (Greenwood Park) off-leash area. They were so welcoming I quickly felt at home here.”
The community and culture. Since there are so many parks, there are many places to enjoy the outdoors with your neighbours. Monarch Park Stadium has great facilities for recreation and community activities. Children will have fun growing up near schools and playgrounds, while adults can have fun discovering Little India and eclectic business.