Caledonia-Fairbank Real Estate

Homes For Sale In Caledonia-Fairbank

Caledonia-Fairbank is a modest and laid-back neighbourhood located less than 30 minutes away from Downtown Toronto heading northwest. Most of the population in this area are working families thriving in a multicultural, friendly community. For those looking to take the plunge into homeownership, Caledonia-Fairbank is one of those spots within the Toronto real estate market where it’s still possible to find dwellings for under $1,000,000.  Read more…


$1,999,900
Active Listing
Single Family Home For Sale
4
beds
5
baths
597 Mcroberts
Toronto, ON M6E4R5
Listing courtesy of: ROYAL LEPAGE SUPREME REALTY
$1,999,900
Active Listing
Single Family Home For Sale
4
beds
5
baths
595 Mcroberts
Toronto, ON M6E4R5
Listing courtesy of: ROYAL LEPAGE SUPREME REALTY
$499,900
Active Listing
Land For Sale
625 Harvie #Rear
Toronto, ON M6E4M4
Listing courtesy of: SUTTON GROUP-SECURITY REAL ESTATE INC.
$960,000
Active Listing
Single Family Home For Sale
5
beds
2
baths
121 Kitchener
Toronto, ON M6E2B8
Listing courtesy of: BAY STREET GROUP INC.

 

More About Caledonia-Fairbank Real Estate

Caledonia-Fairbanks covers a central portion of the former city of York, around nine kilometres northwest of Toronto’s metropolitan area. The neighbourhood is situated south of Eglinton Avenue West and north of Morrison Avenue. The Canadian National Railway Line borders the area to the west and Dufferin Street to the east.

Closest Neighbourhoods

  • Beechborough-Greenbrook
  • St. Clair West Village
  • Oakwood-Vaughan
  • Earlscourt

Caledonia-Fairbank Real Estate Market

Caledonia-Fairbank’s housing market is more affordable than other Toronto parts, even though home values have increased in the area over time. Currently, homes for sale in Caledonia-Fairbank are listed at an average price of $1,390,000, 3% below the average home price in Toronto. However, there are several dwellings listed for under $1,000,000. Homes are typically on the market for an average of 25 days before closing.

Caledonia-Fairbank’s real estate stock is mostly made out of single-family detached homes. Still, there are post-war red-brick and stucco semi-detached bungalows sitting on reasonable size lots. Front porch, yard space, and garages are popular home features in the area.

Townhouses are also highly sought-after, with prices ranging from $699,900 to $3,199,000. Far from the existing dwellings, the neighbourhood also has new construction detached houses, including homes built by Franton Homes, Inc.

The majority of condominiums are rentals located in low to mid-rise buildings around the neighbourhood edges. Those looking for a more permanent condo lifestyle, or investing in rental properties, can buy Caledonia-Fairbank condos for sale in one of the neighbourhood’s new developments. Once finished, the Oben Flats at Castlefield Design District will offer condo buyers modern and spacious units with high-end finishes.

Caledonia-Fairbank Schools

If you are moving to Caledonia-Fairbank with the whole family, you’re in luck. The neighbourhood has many easily-accessible, good-quality educational alternatives, both private and public, for parents and tutors to choose from. There are both religious and secular school options as well.

On the public side, the anglophone schools serving the area are operated by the Toronto District School Board and the Toronto Catholic District School Board. Francophone schools are handled by The Conseil scolaire Viamonde and the Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud. Here’s a brief overview of Caledonia-Fairbank’s top schools:

  • F. H. Miller Junior Public School: This K-6 small community school it’s been serving the neighbourhood since 1926. They promote academic achievement, well-being and equity, with high parent and community engagement.
  • Fairbank Memorial Community School: One of Caledonia-Fairbank iconic elementary schools offering children K-5 instruction with additional special programs including Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Kindergarten Diagnostic, Primary LD, Primary Autism, Home School Program, ESL and resource support, and more.
  • Fairbank Public School: Recently renovated, this local middle school provides a challenging curriculum emphasizing literacy, mathematics, and computer technology. They also offer several groups and clubs.
  • Lycée Français Toronto: Formerly D.B. Hood Community School, this unique private school teaches Pre-Kindergarten to grade 12 and it’s accredited by the French Ministry of Education. They have an internationally recognized French curriculum, innovative learning approach, and strong emphasis on in-depth learning of subjects.

Living In Caledonia-Fairbank

Caledonia-Fairbank is mostly a residential area with quiet streets that successfully combine nearby amenities and family-friendly recreational opportunities with the surrounding natural beauty. For additional details about the Caledonia-Fairbank lifestyle, keep reading below:

  • One of Caledonia-Fairbank’s most prominent landmarks is Prospect Cemetery, stretching across the entire neighbourhood, from south to north.
  • The cemetery constitutes a vast, serene green belt that residents use as a walking and bike trail any time of the year.
  • Properties backing onto the graveyard grounds are highly desired for their larger lots and more wooded backyards.
  • Most homes for sale in Caledonia-Fairbank are within a reasonable distance from the neighbourhood schools, child development centres, and recreational areas.
  • Streets in the neighbourhood are rich in character and show the area’s multicultural flavour. Here it is easy to find quaint barbershops, specialty restaurants and bakeries from various countries, authentic jerk chicken spots, friendly neighbourhood gardens, farmer’s markets, and locally owned grocery stores.
  • Eglinton West Medical Centre is the closest local healthcare option, located at the intersection of Eglinton Ave. West and Dufferin St. The neighbourhood also has several pharmacies, physiotherapy clinics, and dental clinics.

Parks

Caledonia-Fairbank’s green spaces include the scenic grounds of Prospect Cemetery and three main parks for outdoor activities and family fun. Charming Eglinton Gilbert Parkette and Marbelle Hill Parkette also embellish and refresh the neighbourhood corners. Here is a short description of the main local parks:

  • Fairbank Memorial Park: This 9-acre park is situated in a ravine with steep slopes at Dufferin St. It houses the facilities of the Fairbank Memorial Community Recreation Centre and the adjacent Fairbank Memorial Swimming Pool. There is also a playground on the premises and several open athletic fields, including rugby and soccer, and athletic courts for basketball and baseball.
  • Bert Robinson Park: This is a top favourite with plenty of sun and shade, a children’s playground, and a splash pad for summertime fun. Adults can practice sports at the  soccer field and the basketball court.
  • Charles Caccia Park: Parents with young children in the community particularly favoured this park. Here, kids get entertained with a playground, a sandbox, and a splash pad while adults relax and enjoy the fresh air and surrounding greenery.

Amenities

Locals residing near Eglinton Ave. and Dufferin St. are conveniently close to a wide selection of supermarkets, grocery and convenience stores, and other local businesses, including boutiques, restaurants, cafes, and pubs. There is a great sushi spot in the area, as well as some local bakeries to indulge in unique baked goods.

Additional necessities can be fulfilled at the neighbourhood’s nearby banks and financial centres, the local post office, a diversity of pharmacies, home improvement stores, and car repair centres. The Westside Mall also serves the community with additional alternatives for fashion, electronics, and furniture shoppers.

Caledonia-Fairbank is home to the Macaulay Child Development Centre for those in need of child care and St. Hilda’s Senior Care Community serving the senior community.

Caledonia-Fairbank Commutes

Even though most of the residents’ everyday errands can be run without a vehicle or using public transit, Caledonia-Fairbank is still fairly car-centred. Commuters looking to reach the downtown core can do so in under 30 minutes by driving through Allen Rd. and transferring to Highway 401. There are east and westbound buses on Eglinton and Rogers and north and southbound buses on Dufferin and Caledonia for bus travelling. The closest subway station is the Eglinton West Station, only a few blocks to the east.

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