Welcome to Forest Hill
Home to exclusivity and luxury for growing families in Toronto
Forest Hill was once a village in Midtown Toronto. In 1967, the village was amalgamated into Toronto and is located north of Downtown Toronto. Forest Hill is one of the most affluent neighbourhoods in the city and home to many well-known individuals. Since there are different areas in the neighbourhood where many well-known districts have emerged, such as Forest Hill Village, a commercial strip line, and the low-rise apartment district. Outside of these districts, Forest Hill is noted for being a quiet residential area.
Forest Hill is noted for its conventional urban housing style, with different buildings featuring different architectural styles. For example, in the Upper Village, most houses are Tudor or Georgian, but there are examples of French Colonial and English Country Manors. Most homes have luxurious details, such as sculpture gardens and gated entrances.
What to Love
There are a lot of things to love about living in Forest Hill. Here are a few:
- It's a great neighbourhood for those that value their privacy, even as they enjoy the smaller feel of the community.
- It contains an amazing mix of entrepreneurs, lawyers, doctors, celebrities, and other notable people.
- It has districts within the neighbourhood for different things, such as business areas and residential areas.
Since it's so exclusive, there is a lot of privacy found in Forest Hill. For many residents, privacy is just as much a luxury as their homes.
Much of Forest Hill shows an urban lifestyle. The unique character of the area is defined by its local roads and sidewalks. The neighbourhood also boasts a natural environment and landscaping. It's not unusual for properties in this neighbourhood to have unique trees, plants, and intricately placed foliage around the houses. Since there are simple yet well-maintained yards, there are indications of the exclusivity of the neighbourhood, setting it apart from others.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Bistro Grande offers a memorable experience featuring Mediterranean Israeli cuisine. You'll get to enjoy kosher dining, whether it's with a small intimate group or a large gathering for special occasions. Options include pizza cooked in a wood-burning oven to perfect pasta to Sunday brunch. With an extensive cocktail and wine list, you'll be sure to have an amazing meal.
Another great option for fine dining in Forest Hill is Flor de Sal Restaurant. Here, you'll enjoy market-fresh food and culinary delights based on the whims of the chef. Enjoy unique features to the regular menu composed of exquisite European food. Complete your meal with something from the restaurant's amazing dessert menu.
If you like the theatre, you'll want to go to Wychwood Theatre. You'll get to see some stellar performances. If theatre doesn't resonate with you, you can go shopping in the Upper Village, where you'll get to enjoy a mix of different types of stores to peruse.
Things to Do
If you enjoy country clubs, you'll appreciate The Boulevard Club, which features a strong community that has existed since 1905. Situated on a lake, you'll get to enjoy many different activities and social events. If golf is your preference, be sure to visit Don Valley Golf Course, featuring 16 holes and a pro shop. You can get lessons or book your tee time. You can also go to the Mid-Autumn Festival Parade, Fall BBQ & Blessing of the Backpacks, or art sales.
One thing is sure about living in Forest Hill: life is never boring, and you'll always be able to find something to do. A great place for prominent business leaders and families alike, this mix of people is what makes this community home.