North of Pleasant View is McNicoll Avenue, and to the south is Sheppard Avenue East. Victoria Park Avenue is to the east, while HWY 404 is to the west.
Among other GTA neighbourhoods, the Pleasant View neighbourhood has a high number of seniors (18%) but a low number of families with children, youth, and working age people. It has a very diverse population, with many different languages and cultures. The top non-official languages are Mandarin and Chinese and top ethnic origins are Chinese, English, East Indian, and Greek. Residents have a median after-tax household income of $60,065, compared to Toronto’s $52,149. The Pleasant View neighbourhood has one of the lowest crime rates in the GTA with 79 crimes per 10,000 people per year.
Pleasant View has a very high number of semi-detached houses (33%) and a low number of single-detached houses, high-rise apartments, row houses, duplexes, and low-rise apartments. Home prices in this neighbourhood are $463,859, compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000.
Fairview Mall and Bayview Village Shopping Centre (8 km away) are the closest malls. You can get groceries at Food Basics or at Walmart, 5 km away. Neighbourhood parks are Hickorynut Parkette, Shawnee Park, Muirhead Park, Old Sheppard Park, Pinto Park, Pleasantview Park, Van Horne Park, and Clydesdale Park. Also located near the neighbourhood are Scarborough Hospital, Pleasant View Library, and Georges Vanier Secondary School’s indoor swimming pool.
The nearest highway is HWY 404, which passes along the western edge of the neighbourhood. The two nearest exits of HWY 404 are Finch Avenue East and Sheppard Avenue East, while HWY 401’s nearby exit is Victoria Park Avenue. The closest subway station is Don Mills Station; the nearest GO station is GO Old Cummer.
Landmarks in Pleasant North York
The major landmarks of this neighbourhood are Pleasant View Library and Crossroads Recreation Centre.
Schools and Childcare in Pleasant North York
Elementary schools are Pleasant View Junior High School, Muirhead Public School, Ernest Public School, Cherokee Public School, St. Gerald Catholic School, St. Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic School, Brian Public School. Neighbourhood childcare centres are Brian Petits Amis, Brian Schoolage YMCA, and Kateri Kids Child Care Centre.