North of Wychwood neighbourhood is St. Clair Avenue West, and to the south is the C.P. Railway. Bathurst Street is to the east, while Oakwood Avenue to Dovercourt Road is to the west.
The Wychwood is a low growth neighbourhood with a smaller area but it is also crowded. It has very high percentage of seniors (21%) and a low percentage of families with children, youth, and working age people. The top non-official languages that residents speak here are Portuguese and Italian, while the top ethnic origins are English, Scottish, Irish, and Italian. The median after-tax household income of residents in this neighbourhood is $50,261 compared to Toronto’s $52,149. The total major crime incidents rate is 157 per 10,000 people per year.
Wychwood has a high number of low-rise apartments (37%), semi-detached houses (17%), and duplexes (6%). The neighbourhood has low numbers of single-detached houses and high-rise apartments, compared to the City of Toronto. Wychwood has high home prices compared to similar neighbourhoods in the Greater Toronto Area, averaging around $656,868. The neighbourhood also has a low level of green space and not many trees.
Hazelton Lanes and Dufferin Mall are nearby while the nearest grocery store is No Frills on St. Clair Avenue West. Residents can also head to Walmart, located nearby, for convenient shopping. Neighbourhood parks are Hillcrest Park, The Tollkeeper's Park, Marian Engel Park, Mount Royal Parkette, Wychwood Barns Park, Wychwood Parkette, Frankel - Lambert Park, Garrison Creek Park, and Geary Avenue Parkette. Toronto Western Hospital is the closest hospital; Wychwood Library and Davenport Library is the closest library, located on Davenport Road; and Hillcrest Community Centre has the closest swimming pool, located in Hillcrest Community School.
This neighbourhood is not very close to any highway: the Gardiner Expressway is 6 km away; HWY 401 and HWY 404 are 8 to 10 km away. However, residents have a number of subway stations to choose from, including: St. Clair West Station, Dupont Station, Bathurst Station, Christie Station, Ossington Station, and Dufferin Station. The nearest GO station is GO Bloor.
Landmarks in Wych Toronto
The major landmark of this neighbourhood is Davenport Library.
Schools and Childcare in Wych Toronto
Nearby elementary schools are St. Bruno Catholic School, Winona Drive Senior Public School, and McMurrich Junior Public School. Children can be well taken care of at neighbourhood childcare centres, including Epnigishmok – Native Child and Family Services of Toronto, McMurrich Co-op Play School, McMurrich Sprouts, Vaughan Co-op Nursery School, The Helene Comay Nursery School, St. Alphonsus, St. Michael's and All Angels Day Care Centre, and Oakwood Children's House.