Toronto, ON M6G 2V9
Victorian inspired with a cozy covered front porch, entry with stained glass, 10' ceilings in living/dining rooms, crafted high baseboards and trim, hardwood floors, many updated windows, flexible main floor plan, family room, home office, family size kitchen, 4 bedrooms, second floor deck facing west for the end of day sunsets. Two car parking in the double garage off the laneway. Nestled on Manning in the best block just south of Bloor overlooking the Harbord Collegiate green fields. Quietly tucked away in the heart of the city, create your own vibe with so many options; renovate, finish the basement with a separate suite - separate entrance already exists, laneway house potential. Close to literally all convivences, four blocks to Bathurst subway, Bickford Park, Christie Pitts, steps to College & Harbord trendy shops & eateries, U of T, transit. For those who appreciate architectural integrity. An opportunity to create your dream.
As it’s name suggests, Little Italy is a Toronto neighbourhood with a vibrant cultural community. Italian flair mingles with Portuguese influences, and a variety of people from various backgrounds have discovered the benefits of real estate in Little Italy. The area is bordered by Bathurst Street to the east, Ossington to the west, Harbord to the north, and Dundas Street West to the south. College Street runs through the middle of the neighbourhood, with delicious Italian restaurants and fashionable shops. Dundas Street West offers a collection of Portuguese businesses as well as pubs and bars. The area has a cool urban feel, since it is walking distance to Queen West and bohemian favourite, Kensington Market.
Little Italy real estate is most popular with people between age 20-44. working age people choose Little Italy because of its proximity to downtown, and its distinctive character. Local Insight: “The Mod Club is an amazing venue. Toronto rock bands play there, and huge acts drop in all the time.”
What It's Like
What to Expect: Food and fun! Restaurants in Little Italy include delicious cuisine from a variety of cultures. Whether you’re in the mood for pasta, shepherd’s pie, or sushi, you won't have to go far. Bars, restaurants, cafes, pubs, bakeries, and gelato parlours line the streets. There are also many spots in and around Little Italy for entertainment, including local bars with live music. For outdoor recreation, George Ben Park and Fred Hamilton Playground are pleasant spaces for playing outside. Healy Willan Park has a wading pool, playground, and grassy space for picnics. Little Italy is a neighbourhood where a variety of communities add food and flair to the city streets.
What You'll Like
The community! Little Italy is well stocked with spaces to meet people and mingle with your neighbours. Community centres, cultural centres, gyms, and clubs are all social hubs for residents. The local cultural centres have tons of events year-round, including classes, music - and parties of course! Never feel bored or alone in Little Italy. Here you can meet neighbours who become friends that feel like family.