A few original bungalows have given way to condos here; however, the area is still filled with large custom houses and mini mansions.Homes in Willowdale East have access to fine schools, such as Earl Haig and Cardinal Carter, both with arts programs. A diverse mix of Canadians as well as shopping make this a highly desirable neighbourhood.
Bordered to the north by Finch and to the south by 401, theHomes in Willowdale East is bounded by Yonge Street to the west and Bayview to the east.
Homes and Amenities
Beautiful custom built homes are found in the North York area as well as other parts of Willowdale East. Stone facades and wainscoting can be found in the distinctive architecture.
One custom home has a stone facade and copper accents. Wainscoting, oak hardwood and marble floors, pantry, fireplace, coffered ceilings, crown mouldings, master bedroom with sitting area and a fenced backyard.
Another custom home has an open concept floor plan, wainsctoting, high ceilings, fireplaces, granite counters, floor-to-ceiling cabinets and much more.
More luxurious custom built home are elegantly detailed and are located within a premier Willowdale area.
The Mitchell Field Community features an indoor ice skating rink, where figure skating, hockey and public skating are on the program.
Empress Walk and Sheppard Centre are the shopping destinations in the neighbourhood, with a diverse mix of restaurants, shops, banks and more.
The Asian heritage of the area can be found with a walk down Spring Garden Avenue, with its Japanese and Korean restaurants.
Avondale Alternative Elementary School, Avondale Alternative Secondary School, Hollywood Public School, Earl Haig Secondary School, Claude Watson School for the Arts, Oakridge Junior Public School, Finch Public School, St. Gabriel, McKee Public School and Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts, Jr. and Sr., are some of the fine public schools accessed by residents of homes in Willowdale East. Private schools include Dream Builders Secondary School, Central Montessori Schools, Toronto French Montessori School, Northern Lights Preparatory College, UMC High School, Academy of Excellence and Oxford College of Canada.