North of the Princess-Rosethorn neighbourhood is Eglinton Avenue West, and to the south is Mimico Creek. Islington Avenue is to the east, while Martin Grove Road is to the west.
The Princess-Rosethorn neighbourhood has a high percentage of families with children (16%), youth (16%), pre-retirement people (14%), and seniors (17%). The top non-official languages are Italian and Ukrainian, while the top ethnic origins here are English, Scottish, Irish, and Italian. The median after-tax household income of people in this neighbourhood is very high, at $93,391, compared to Toronto’s $52,149. The total major crime incidents rate is 140 crimes per 10,000 people per year.
Princess-Rosethorn has one of the highest numbers of single-family homes (86%), while the number of high-rise apartment buildings, row houses, and duplexes is low. The neighbourhood has some of the highest home prices in the GTA, averaging around $971,668 compared to the City of Toronto’s $600,000. Residents enjoy having the most trees in Toronto.
Take a shopping trip to Sherway Gardens and Woodbine Shopping Centre, located 7 to 8 km away. Get your groceries at Foodland or Metro, while RONA is 4 km away. Residents enjoy neighbourhood parks, including Glen Agar Park, Islington Heights Park, Lloyd Manor Park, Princess Anne Park, Princess Margaret Park, Ravencrest Park, Rosethorn Park, and Warrender Park. Located near the area is Humber River Regional Hospital (7 km away), Richview Library, and Memorial Pool and Health Club.
This neighbourhood is close to two main highways: HWY 427 and HWY 401. The main exits on HWY 427 are Eglinton Avenue West, Rathburn Road, and Burnhamthorpe Road. The nearest HWY 401 exits are Dixon Road and Islington Avenue. Take the subway to Kipling or Islington stations; the nearest GO station is GO Kipling.
Landmarks in Princess Rosethorn Etobicoke
The major neighbourhood landmarks are Martingrove Collegiate Institute, Richview Collegiate Institute, and Islington Golf Club.
Schools and Childcare in Princess Rosethorn Etobicoke
Neighbourhood elementary schools are John G. Althouse Middle School, Princess Margaret Junior School, Rosethorn Junior School, St. George’s Junior School, and St. Gregory Catholic School. High school students can attend Martingrove Collegiate Institute or Richview Collegiate Institute. Neighbourhood childcare centres are John G. Althouse – Princess Margaret JS, John G. Althouse B &A School Program, Kindergarten Care – Rosethorn JS, Princess Margaret Nursery School, Rosethorn Satellite Child Care, St. George's School Age Child Care Program, Martingrove Montessori School, Kiddy Village Day Care Centre, Ukrainian Co-op Nursery School, and St. Gregory B & A School Program.