Bayview Woods-Steeles is south of Steeles Avenue East and north of Finch Avenue East. Leslie Street is to the east, while Bayview Avenue passes to the west.
Bayview Woods-Steeles has a very high population of seniors and pre-retirement people, but has a very low number of working age and families with children. The top non-official languages in this neighbourhood include Chinese and Mandarin and top ethnic origins include Chinese, Jewish, English,Korean, and Iranian. Median after-tax household income of residents is $61,716, slightly higher than the City of Toronto’s $52,149. The Bayview Woods-Steelesneighbourhood has a high population of educated people, some with post-secondary education. Residents enjoy a safe neighbourhood with one of the lowest crime rates in the GTA – it only has 71 major crimes per 10,000 people per year.
There are a high number of single-detached houses (33%) and semi-detached houses (10%) while low-rise and high-rise apartments are lower than City of Toronto averages. Average home prices are approximately $784,397, higher than Toronto averages. Busy streets and traffic contrast to a high level of green space that residents enjoy. Bayview Woods-Steeles has the most trees in the GTA.
The nearest malls are Bayview Village Shopping Centre and Centerpoint Mall, located 4 km away. Stock up on groceries at Food Basics and Longos, both located in the neighbourhood. A Canadian Tire trip is only 5 km away. Residents can enjoy the many parks in the area, including East Don Parkland, Garnier Park, SawleyBanstock Greenbelt, Bestview Park, Bowan Court Parkette, Saddletree Park, Ruddington Park, Pineway Park, Cummer Park, and Cummer Parkette. Get wrapped up in books at Hillcrest Library, only 2 km from the neighbourhood centre. Cummer Park Community Centre provides a neighbourhood swimming pool, and North York General Hospital is 5 km away.
The nearest Highway is HWY 404. HWY 401 is located 7 km away. Finch Station, Bayview Station, Bessarion Station, Leslie Stationare the closest subway stations; and the nearest GO station is GO Old Cummer, located within the neighbourhood.
Landmarks in Bayview Woods Steeles North York
The major landmark in this neighbourhood is Tyndale University College and Seminary
Schools and Childcare in Bayview Woods Steeles North York
There are a multitude of schools in the Bayview Woods-Steels neighbourhood, including Zion Heights Junior High School,Steelesview Public School, Pineway Public School, and Lester B. Pearson Elementary School. St. Joseph’s Morrow Park Catholic Secondary School is the lone secondary school in the neighbourhood. Children can be dropped off at Pineway Child Care Learning Center, Blessed Trinity B&A School Program, and Petit Pearson Child Care.