The community of Henry Farm in Toronto consists of a small area in the north central section in the district of North York, Ontario. Its boundaries are Highway 401 on the south, Sheppard Avenue on the north, Don River on the west end and Don Mills Road on the east. Henry Farm homes for sale are conveniently located and are easily accessible because of the neighbourhood’s proximity to two major highways.
Being adjacent to Don Valley Parkway and Highway 401 makes it convenient for Henry Farm residents to drive to and from their community. These are two of Toronto’s most-traveled roadways and they both connect to Ontario's expansive network of public highways.
Public transit is reliable. The Sheppard Avenue bus services the local route and delivers passengers to the Sheppard subway station for passengers using the Yonge-University-Spadina line. The bus service for Don Mills road takes passengers to and from the Pape subway station for the Bloor-Danforth line.
Students residing in the Henry Farm neighbourhood are zoned for Shaughnessy or Forest Manor Public Schools for elementary grades and Woodbine Junior High School for middle grades. Secondary schools are George S. Henry Academy and Georges Vanier Secondary School. Students may also attend St. Timothy’s Catholic School in Don Valley Village as an alternative to secular public schools.
The housing stock in Henry Farm is primarily low density suburban detached or semi-detached structures. Homes for sale in Henry Farm may date back to the 1960s when the subdivision was first developed. Architectural styles range from Georgian to Tudor Revival to modest brick bungalows.
Lot sizes are large and most properties are maintained with lush landscaping. Homes that are next to the Don River Valley are premium-priced for the views, the prestige and added privacy.
Art and culture are favorite recreational events for Henry Farm residents. The Fairview Public Library and Theatre hosts most of these events. Outdoor recreation includes nature exploration at the walking paths of Manorpark Court. These paths lead to the East Don Valley Parkland Trail which cuts through Moatfield Farm Park, the site of a First Nations Village archeological find.
Fairview Mall Shopping Centre is the major retail centre for residents. This mall includes well-known brands, national retail chains and a variety of dining options.
Henry Farm residents have banded together to form a strong neighbourhood association to help one another and promote community spirit.
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