The C.N. Railway runs north of the Birchcliffe-Cliffside neighbourhood and Lake Ontario is to the south. Midland Avenue passes on the east side, while Victoria Park Avenue is to the west.
With a large area, the Birchcliffe-Cliffside neighbourhood has a higher population of pre-retirement people (15%) and a slightly lower population of working aged people. The top non-official languages are Bengali and Cantonese and top ethnic origins include English, Irish, Scottish, and French. The median after-tax household income in the neighbourhood is $57,017, close to the City of Toronto average of $52,149. Residents see a crime rate of 188 per 10,000 people per year.
The Birchcliffe-Cliffside neighbourhood has a very high number of single-detached houses (54%), duplexes (9%), and low-rise apartments (21%). The number of high-rise apartments and row houses is very low compared to similar neighbourhoods in the City. Home prices average around $522,905 compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000.
Eglinton Square Shopping Centre and Scarborough Town Centre are located 6 km and 10 km away, respectively, providing a great escape in shopping. Get your groceries at FreshCo or No Frills, both within the neighbourhood. Or travel to Walmart, located 6 km away. Relax in nearby parks such as LynndaleParkette, Avalon Parkette, Golf Club Parkette, Harrison Properties, Highview Park, Hollis – Kalmar Park, Natal Park, Rosetta Mcclain Gardens, Runnymede Lands, and Sandown Park. Toronto East General Hospital is just a 6 km drive from the centre of the neighbourhood. Taylor Memorial Library and Birchmount Community Centre are great public facilities located in Birchcliffe-Cliffside.
The highways are not conveniently located - both Don Valley Parkway and HWY 404are located between 7 and 15 km away. Residents can hop on the TTC at Victoria Park Station and Main St Station located nearby.Nearest GO station areGO Scarborough and Go Danforth.
Landmarks in Birchcliffe Cliffside Scarborough
Landmarks include Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute, Taylor Memorial Library, Fallingbrook Presbyterian Church, and RC Harris Water Filtration Plant.
Schools and Childcare in Birchcliffe Cliffside Scarborough
The Elementary schools in the neighbourhood are Blantyre Public School, Cliffside Public School, Courcelette Public School, Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School, Birch Cliff Heights Public School, Birch Cliff Public School. Secondary Schools are Neil McNeil Catholic Secondary andBirchmount Park Collegiate Institute.
Children can be well cared for at a number of childcare centres in the neighbourhood, including: Broad View French Montessori School II Limited, Avalon Children's Montessori School, Better Beginnings Nursery School, Birchmount Bluffs Neighbourhood Centre, Learn With Me Children Centre Inc., St. Crispins Day Care Centre, Scarborough Day Nursery School, and Today's Child Tomorrow's Future - Blantyre PS.