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A twenty-minute drive to the Downtown Toronto core this neighbourhood (neighbourhood) just north of Bloor St. W., west of Jane St., Baby Point and at the west end of Annette Street (which is a continuation of Dupont St.), as depicted in the adjacent map of the city, is located in the west end of Toronto is considered one of Toronto’s most fashionable and prestigious Residential Real Estate Districts. As a small neighbourhood, thus having a limited supply of homes for sale, and being in close proximity to downtown shops, entertainment districts and to Bay Street and Toronto’s Financial District, makes this area is a much sought after location with prices for Real Estate Listings exceeding a million dollars.
Welcome to BABY POINT REAL ESTATE FOR SALE one of our many Toronto neighbourhood Real Estate themed websites designed to help you when buying real estate for sale and or listing / selling real estate for sale. Baby Point in Toronto, Ontario, Canada is indeed one of Toronto’s prestigious areas to live. As a Residential Neighbourhood the main portion of Baby Point is serviced by one roadway: a combination of Baby Point Road and Baby Point Crescent with the three small streets Fleury St., Baby Point Terrace and L’Estange Place embedded within. Tall mature trees line the streets of this quiet upscale city enclave which borders the east side of the Humber River. Just west of Humbercrest Blvd. the no thoroughfare section begins and travels in an oval around the outside of a raised peninsula which starts out as ravine lots to the steep cliff at the tip. This escarpment helps protect those houses which encircle “the Point”. A quiet district of with magnificent homes and properties suitable both as a Toronto Executive Home and as a Toronto Family Home.
BABY POINT REAL ESTATE = BABY POINT REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT
Baby Point is rich in Real Estate History: The site with its tremendous fortification feature and location by the Humber River was the settlement of the Seneca Indians in the 1600’s. The first reported European visitor to Toronto was Étienne Brûlé who befriended the Senecas at Teiaiagon Village– the site of current day Baby Point. With the foundation of the town of York (Toronto) in 1793 the native American population had dispersed from this area and in 1816 James Baby (pronounced bah-bee), a prominent former politician of Upper Canada and member of a Quebec fur trading company created a settlement which was what has become a Toronto Garden Oasis. In 1910 the Government acquired the land with the intention to build a military fortress here yet in 1912 it was sold to Robert Home Smith who in turn developed the area as a subdivision in 1912. It is believed that one first people to have a home here was Mr. William Yardley of the Yardley cosmetics company (first at #1 Baby Point Cres. and then when construction was completed at # 49 on the Crescent – named Tooraweenah).
BABY POINT ARCHITECTURE & MORE BABY POINT HISTORY
The Georgian and Victorian Architectural styles are most dominant although in recent years renovated homes have also added a touch of modernism architecture. The majority of Baby Point houses were built in the 1920s and 1930s and within these homes contain rich oak trim and doors as well as ornate fireplaces. For the most part, when driving around The Point this early 1900’s charm is for the most part being maintained. A large part of the architecture within this Community extends itself the immaculately maintained garden and front gardens. View Baby Point in Google Map and see these gardens which in many cases comes with an indoor and or outdoor swimming pool.
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BABY POINT RECREATION
The social and recreational centre of this neighbourhood is the Baby Point Club, located on the island surrounded by Baby Point Road, Baby Point Cres. and Fleury St. This private neighbourhood club features two tennis courts, lawn bowling and a log cabin clubhouse that hosts various social events throughout the year.
Having been privileged to have lived at 19 Baby Point Cres. for 10 years, the Author, during his youth, can confirm how living on Baby Point is like living in a small village in the heart of the city. The Baby Point Club embodies this and the club house acts as a Community Centre for social events, bridge, and sports functions: activities designed to strengthen the community and Baby Point culture. In the 1970`s the writer recalls the festive Baby Point Games (like the Olympics but for the kids and families in the area). This atmosphere of Community continues to thrive according to several sources who reside on `the Point`.
PRESTIGIOUS BABY POINT LIVING IN TORONTO CANADA
Often historic Baby Point Homes (and Baby Point Mansions) serve to be ideal as a Toronto Executive Home suitable for elegant entertaining. The minimal traffic on these streets also makes Baby Point an ideal location as a Toronto Family Home. Being one of the city’s most affluent areas, many of Toronto’s finest homes can be found in Baby Point, Their professionally landscaped property being a sanctuary protected by tall mature trees. Surrounding the peninsula of Baby Point are two valleys: Warren Park and Langmuir which themselves border the extensive Humber River Parkland sytem: Etienne Brule Park to the south and Magwood Park to the north. Two car garage, three car garage and even four car garage homes can be located in Baby Point. Amenities such as Fitness Centers, Saunas, Swimming Pools, Wine Cellars and so forth would be some of the features one might find when searching for Baby Point Real Estate For Sale.
BABY POINT LAND IN TORONTO CANADA
Baby Point vacant land and condominiums are non-existent in Baby Point. The main building theme is to concentrate on upgrading the houses infrastructure and doing renovations to compliment the early to mid nineteen hundreds’ charm. The home at 49 Baby Point Cres. has for example a state-of-the-art sound system that is wired to serve every room is this several are mansion. Two doors down from this a noted Toronto surgeon expanded the house to go from being huge to becoming gigantic. The house between has a waterfall in the backyard. In the north-west corner where Baby Point Rd. becomes Baby Point Cres. another massive home was converted from being that of large home. With the ingenuity of Industry Captains willing to invest in a Baby Point Real Estate Gem there will no doubt be such future developments over time, whether it be by acquiring a large Baby Point Estate or series Baby Point Estates to build the next best architectural masterpiece. As the saying goes there is a price for almost any real estate and acquiring Baby Point Land would well express this adage.
BABY POINT THE COMMUNITY
Set on the ravines leading to the Humber River Valley to the west, Baby Point has ample green space itself yet with immediate access to these parklands walking & hiking trails and bicycle paths are close by to connect to the rest of Toronto. Minutes from Downtown Toronto, residents of Baby Point have an extensive array of services, shops, restaurants and entertainment in the Bloor West Village and Junction districts: Big Box stores are just a ten minute drive away. Local schools (Public & Catholics) are within a 10 to 15 minutes walk and private schools between 35 to 60 minutes by public transportation. Agood selection of Child Care Facilities serve this distinguished neighbourhood. Some of Canada's richest and most famous citizens have called or call Baby Point home. Baby Point may indeed be a sound Real Estate Investment into quality living close to Downtown Toronto.
LOCATION! LOCATION!! LOCATION!!! TRANSPORTATION
Baby Point Living includes having a somewhat central Toronto location with excellent access to Toronto’s major transportation routes (major roads and highways) which serve the city to and from all directions: Minutes to the Gardiner Expressway for east and west highways along Lake Ontario and 15 -20 minutes for highways to the north and west. Baby Point Homes are often complimented with Estates north of Toronto on either sides of the Highway 400. For example in non rush-hour it’s a forty minute drive north to one’s Caledon Real Estate or 90 minutes to a Georgian Bay cottage or ski chalet. The highways surrounding Toronto serve as transportation spurs that lead to the many Ontario vacation areas such as Georgian Bay, Muskoka, Haliburton and The Kawarthas. Living in Baby Point means that you can be at the island airport within 20 minutes and Toronto’s Lester B. Pearson International Airport within 35 minutes.
PUBLIC SERVICES FOR THOSE RESIDING IN BABY POINT
Set on the ravines leading to the Humber River Valley to the west, Baby Point has ample green space itself yet with immediate access to these parklands walking, jogging & hiking trails and bicycle paths are close by to connect to the rest of Toronto. Minutes from Downtown Toronto, residents of Baby Point have an extensive array of services, shops, restaurants and entertainment in the Bloor West Village and Junction districts: Big Box stores are just a ten minute drive away. Local schools (Public & Catholics) are within a 10 to 15 minutes walk and private schools between 35 to 60 minutes by public transportation. A good selection of Child Care Facilities serve this distiunguished neighbourhood. Some of Canada's richest and most famous citizens have called or call Baby Point home. Baby Point may indeed be a sound Real Estate Investment into quality living close to Downtown Toronto.
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