To the north of the Willowridge-Martingrove-Richview neighbourhood is Dixon Road, and to the south is Eglinton Avenue West. Royal York Road passes to the east, while HWY 401 runs west of the neighbourhood.
Willowridge-Martingrove-Richview has a high number of seniors (21%) and families with children (16%) compared to other Toronto neighbourhoods. The top non-official languages spoken here are Italian and Spanish, with the top ethnic origins as Italian, English, Irish, and Scottish. The median after-tax household income in this neighbourhood is $57,048, compared to Toronto’s $52,149. The total major crime incidents rate is 160 per 10,000 people per year.
The Willowridge-Martingrove-Richview neighbourhood has a very high number of single-detached houses (45 %) and high-rise apartments (42 %) compared to the City of Toronto, while the number of row houses and duplexes is low. Home values here are $511,637, compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000.
Woodbine Shopping Centre and Sherway Gardens afford the nearest shopping experiences, located 6 km and 10 km away, respectively. Metro is the nearest grocery store, while Walmart and Real Canadian Superstore are both located about 4 km away from the neighbourhood. The parks in the area allow for a spot to spend a relaxing day with family – parks include Green Meadows Park, Lion's Gate Park, Silver creek Park, Stonehouse Park, Martin Grove Gardens Park, Redgrave Park, Richview Park, Valleyfield Park, Westgrove Park, and Westway Park. Humber River Regional Hospital is the closest hospital, located near HWY 400, about 6 km away; Richview Library is the closest library, located at Islington Avenue; and Weston Collegiate Institute has the nearest swimming pool, located on Pine Street, about 5 km away.
The best ways to get to the area are HWY 401 and HWY 427. Both highways pass on the border of the neighbourhood and the main exits here are Dixon Road and Eglinton Avenue West. The Kipling Subway Station is the nearest subway, about 5 km away, and the nearest GO station are GO Weston or GO Etobicoke North.
Landmarks in Willowridge Martingrove Richview Etobicoke
The major neighbourhood landmarks include Richview Library and Royal York Road Plaza.
Schools and Childcare in Willowridge Martingrove Richview Etobicoke
Neighbourhood elementary schools are Dixon Grove Junior Middle School, Hilltop Middle School, Parkfield Junior School, Father Serra Catholic School, and St. Marcellus Catholic School. Secondary schools in the area are Central Etobicoke High School, Kipling Collegiate Institute, and Scarlett Heights Entrepreneurial Academy. Children can attend one of many childcare centres, including Willowridge Early Learning and Child Care Centre, Le Petit Chaperon Rouge – Richview, Garderie La Farandole Felix-Leclerc, St. Marcellus Early Learning Centre, Silver Creek Centre for Early Learning and Development, PLASP – Transfiguration B &A School Program, and PLASP – Father Serra CS.