Exploring your home options in the Mimico area in West Toronto?
Mimico - located in South Etobicoke is the gateway to Toronto’s West end waterfront neighbourhoods. Once the location of lake front summer homes for Toronto’s wealthiest in the 1890’s, Mimico is an affordable up and coming Etobicoke neighbourhood with a large variety of home styles - smaller Edwardian or 1920’s character homes, modern bungalows, war time homes, quaint frame cottages and new townhomes in various locations throughout the area.
Mimico is a family and community oriented area with waterfront parklands, mature recreational facilities, library, 2 outdoor pools, ice arena and several schools. Humber Bay Park located along Lakeshore Blvd at Park Lawn Road features two yacht clubs, two boat launches, fly casting pond and extensive walking paths and views of the Toronto skyline.
There are two distinct shopping districts- on Lakeshore Blvd and also along Royal York Road (north of Mimico Ave) which offer a selection of small locally owned stores and restaurants & cafes. Larger malls such as Sherway Gardens and Cloverdale Mall are just a short drive away. Big box stores are located just north of the area, along The Queensway.
There are a variety of public transit options - buses along Royal York Road and Evans Ave. connecting with the Bloor- Danforth subway and streetcars along Lake Shore Blvd. There is even a GO transit station on Royal York Road. it is a short commute to downtown Toronto via Lakeshore Boulevard or the Gardiner Expressway.
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