To the north of St. Andrew-Windfields is HWY 401, and to the south is York Mills Road. Don River East Branch passes to the east, while Yonge Street is to the west.
The St. Andrew-Windfields neighbourhood has a large area compared to similar neighbourhoods in the GTA. It has a high number of families with youth (15%), pre-retirement people (14%), and seniors (14%). While the number of working age people is low in this neighbourhood, it has a high population of educated people, some with post-secondary education. The top non-official languages are Chinese and Persian (Farsi), and the top ethnic origins are Chinese, Jewish, English, and Polish. The median after-tax household income of people in this neighbourhood is $80,145, compared to Toronto’s average of $52,149. The total major crime incidents rate is 131 per 10,000 people per year.
St. Andrew-Windfields has a high number of single-family homes (51%) and row houses (9%). The neighbourhood has some of the highest home prices in the GTA, averaging around $1,363,202 compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000. It is extremely transit-friendly with an abundance of bus and streetcar stops and has the most trees in the Greater Toronto Area.
Bayview Village Shopping Centre and Shops at Don Mills are located near St. Andrew-Windfields. Longos affords the closest grocery store, while Canadian Tire is on the other side of HWY 401, near Provost Drive. Take a relaxing trip to the neighbourhood parks, including Harrison Park, Kirkwood Park, Lord Seaton Park, St. Andrews Park – North York, Tournament Park, Moatfield Farm Park, Mossgrove Park, Old Yonge Parkette, Owen Park, and Vyner Greenbelt. Also located near the area are North York General Hospital, Bayview Library, and York Mills Collegiate Institute’s swimming pool.
HWY 401 passes through the north of the neighbourhood while Don Valley Parkway is also nearby. Head to York Mills Station, or GO Oriole for public transport options.
Landmarks in St.andrew Windfields North York
Major landmarks of this neighbourhood include York Mills Station, York Mills Centre, GO Oriole and York Mills Collegiate Institute.
Schools and Childcare in St.andrew Windfields North York
Elementary schools in the neighbourhood are Owen Public School, Harrison Public School, Dunlace Public School, Windfields Junior High School, and St. Andrew’s Junior High School. The lone secondary school is York Mills Collegiate Institute. Children can be dropped off for the day at Dunlace Children's Centre, Harrison School Age YMCA, Owen Community Learning Centre, Central Montessori Schools, Childlife Preschool, Uptown Yonge Preschool and Child Development Centre, and North York Little Prints Daycare.