Forest Hill real estate offers a decadent experience for those who enjoy the finer side of life. Located in Toronto’s midtown, the neighbourhood is one of the prestigious districts. Each majestic home, which the Forest Hill real estate homes are priced starting at $800,000, follows a unique building code which originated in the 1920s. This code states that Forest Hill real estate must be built with architectural design and have a single tree planted at the front of the property. In the upper part of the district the homes were erected in the 1940s and 1950s are a bit more humble than the mansions in the lower part. Although regal mansions are the main spotlight of the Forest Hill real estate, there are some luxury apartments and condominiums scattered across the west side near Lonsdale Road and Heath Street West. Forest Hill is also a short walk to other great neighbourhoods including North Toronto, Casa Loma and Lawrence Park.
Forest Hill is home to a large variety of stores that cater to all tastes and budgets. The quaint shops that make up the neighbourhood emulate the feel of an old time small town. Large windows display the products sold in each store enticing shopper to take unexpected stop. Within these buildings, food stores that sell a variety of produce for all kinds of at-home chefs. For those who find dining out more appealing, Forest Hill offers fine dining restaurants nestled between the cozy stores.
In addition to quaint shops and fine dining, Forest Hill is home to some of the best schools in the country. Those looking to enrol their children in the finest schools will certainly relish at the academic choices offered. Two of the most revered private schools are available to the Forest Hill real estate owners. The grandiose neighbourhood also offers the Belt Line fitness and nature trial which follows the route of the former Belt Line railway. This trail spans fourteen and one-half kilometres and follows the path of Toronto’s first commuter train which used to pass through Forest Hill.