Dovercourt Toronto Real Estate and Homes for Sale

Dovercourt - Midtown

Dovercourt is a comfortable and affordable residential area in central Toronto. Conveniently positioned near Bloor and Christie, the neighbourhood is only 6 km away from the city centre. With mature trees that provide dappled shade across clean streets and residential development that is gradually enhancing the aesthetic integrity of the neighbourhood, the area is one of the most affordable stretches of real estate in the city. With a variety of homes for sale in Dovercourt, there’s something for everyone.

  •   AgeOld
  •   Area Urban
  •   AmenitiesWestgate SC
  •   Commute18 mins DT
  •   IncomeMiddle


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Dovercourt Real Estate Overview

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While Wallace Emerson is to the west and Christie Pits is to the east of the community, Bloor Street West and the CPR Railway Line flank the neighbourhood on the south and north, and residents have a good range of alternative transport solutions from three subway stations that service the community to several bus routes that ply the area.

With a central commercial hub along Bloor Street, people are afforded easy access to a range of shops, restaurants, and conveniences literally at their doorstep. Plus, with a host of parks and schools dotting the community, kids in the area never have to travel far.

Who Lives In Dovercourt

The community of Dovercourt is an ethnically diverse mix of people. While a significant portion of the population has Portuguese, Italian, Spanish and Chinese heritage, there is also quite a considerable Ethiopian, Latin American and Filipino community here as well.

Families make up the largest demographic in the community at 38%, and a considerable percentage of kids belong to a younger demographic. Couples without kids and singles account for 33% and 29% of the community, respectively. Plus, over 60% of the population is in the age group 20 to 54 years.

So the area is an inclusive melting pot of people from various cultural backgrounds and income groups.

Dovercourt Is Perfect For

Dovercourt couldn’t be better located. Since the drive to the heart of the city takes about 15 minutes, the neighbourhood is perfectly tailored to those who want to be close enough to the throbbing hub of urbanization but at the same time a little away from the hum of city life.

From families and single professionals to seniors and couples, this area is a quintessential suburban retreat for anyone on the lookout for affordable housing. Also, with over 14% of the population in the 65+ age group, the community is an ideal spot for seniors as well.

Dovecourt Is Not So Perfect For

Since the area is situated a little away from the city centre, it might not be the ideal solution for people looking to have a shorter commute to and from work.

Life And Style, Amenities, And Things To Do In Dovercourt

Generously endowed with a myriad of amenities and conveniences sprinkled throughout the vicinity, Dovercourt is a self-sufficient community featuring practically every convenience right at its threshold.

With a robust mix of shops on Bloor Street including The Bloorcourt Village shopping centre and the Dufferin Mall situated opposite Dufferin Grove Park, dwellers in the area enjoy access to great shopping and services.

Plus for entertainment, there are a host of popular multi-cuisine restaurants, resto-bars and pubs in the area too including The Rooster Rotisserie and Grill, The Hogtown Vegan, Laziza Mediterranean Cuisine, La Bella Managua, African Palace, Little Sito and Pota Nova Restaurant, BLACK BRIIK Restobar, La Porte Resto & Bar, and Canoe. So residents are always spoilt for choice.

When it comes to entertainment for the kids, the neighbourhood is blessed with several parks as well. From Dovercourt and Dufferin Grove Park to Christie Pitts Park and Grange Park, these spaces feature a host of fun recreational space like splash areas, playgrounds, basketball courts, an ice rink, off-leash areas for dogs and scenic picnic spots.

Dovercourt is home to Dovercourt Boys and Girls Club, which provides an array of fun recreational and social activities. From teen, evening and after school programs to summer camps, swimming classes and daycare, the club drives various initiatives catered to kids of all ages, in an inclusive and supportive environment. Plus, the community centre boasts tennis courts, a baseball diamond, splash pad, enclosed playgrounds, and a childcare facility, so there is something for everyone.

Education needs of the kids in the community are met by Dovercourt Junior Public School, Pauline Public School and the Essex Public School, While the first two are both elementary establishments, the latter offers both elementary and middle school learning programs. And there are several educational institutions in surrounding communities as well, so parents and kids have plenty of options to choose from.

Dovercourt Real Estate Market

A majority of Dovercourt's homes for sale were constructed in the early twentieth century. Today, there are over 13,300 homes in the neighbourhood.

Real estate north of Bloor Street predominantly constitutes beautiful single-family homes. While some of these large homes were previously transformed into apartments that housed up to 8 separate units, the current trend is for these Edwardian style homes to be converted back into their former glory.

While Bloor street includes two and three-story mixed-use commercial and residential structures, leading up to this bustling commercial hub, there are several low and medium-rise apartments as well. In addition to various housing options to suit a variety of lifestyle requirements, there is almost an equal number of homeowners and renters in the community, at 59% and 41% respectively. So the area has great real estate opportunities for both homeowners and in investors alike.

Spurred on by affordable real estate prices and with the homes being gradually transformed to showcase a better curb appeal, Dovercourt is fast becoming a popular homeowner destination. With great proximity to the Toronto downtown core, affordable housing and plenty of both natural and modern amenities, real estate for sale in the area is a fantastic investment.

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Listing information last updated on July 13th, 2024 at 7:15am MDT.

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