Humbermede Toronto Real Estate and Homes for Sale

This Toronto neighbourhood lies along the Humber River, where it gets its name, as most of the neighbourhoods on the banks of this river. Humbermede is also known as Emery. You will find many of the locals referring to this community by this name. To the north of this neighbourhood lies Finch Avenue West, to its south lies Sheppard Avenue West, and on the east side is Highway 400. Humber River encircles west of the neighbourhood. It is surrounded by Smithfield, Humber Summit, Jane and Finch, Downsview, Pelmo Park, Humberlea, The Elms and Thistletown.

  •   AgeOlder
  •   Area Urban
  •   AmenitiesAlbion Centre
  •   Commute23 mins DT
  •   IncomeLower Mid


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Humbermede Real Estate Overview

Subdivisions within this community include:

  • Emery

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The very first settler in Humbermede or Emery was a German pioneer named Issac Devins. Sometime in the 1790s, Devins came to Canada from Pennsylvania. He was followed by another Pennsylvania denizen John Crosson, who arrived here in the year 1799. Crosson purchased half of Devins’ farm lot in exchange for his horse.

More people had moved in by the 1870s to this growing community that lay at the crossing of two important roads Weston Road and Finch Avenue. By now Humbermede was a fairly well-established farming hamlet. A few amenities had come up too including a store, school, church and blacksmith’s shop. The post office opened up later in 1879. The origin of the name Emery is not known. The locals adopted it in place of ‘Dayton’ that was being used here earlier and was causing a lot of confusion with other places with the same name.

In the 1960s the community began to take on a more residential feel as subdivisions started to come up alongside industries, both replacing the farmlands. The small town, the agricultural area was now slowly transforming into the prime real estate area that it is today.

Who Lives In Humbermede Homes

This culturally diverse community is home to a variety of families. With amazing amenities, you can easily raise a family, start your life as a married couple, or retire in comfort and still feel at home. With a variety of homes for sale in Humbermede, you can always find a place with as much or as little room as you need.

Humbermede Homes Are Perfect For

The neighbourhood is ideal for those who seek a vibrant community that offers great amenities alongside easy access to the core of Toronto. The shopping scene is one of the best features of Humbermede, and for those who seek an active lifestyle, this is a good place to call home.

Life And Style, Amenities And Things To Do In Humbermede

This north-west Toronto neighbourhood is a virtual haven for nature lovers. In the west it has the stunning beauty of the Humber River Valley bordering it, giving the residents access to one of the most beautiful natural sceneries in Toronto.

The residents of the neighbourhood have access to the West Humber parkland via Finch Avenue. Here you have a 5.5-kilometre paved trail running alongside the Humber River Valley and taking you right up to the Humber Arboretum with its amazing collection of plants and wildlife. If you need some green space to stretch your legs within the neighbourhood, Humbermede has several small parks within its boundaries.

On the north side of Humbermede is the main commercial and shopping area. Apart from the church here, you find many wholesalers and retailers, some specialty businesses and a shopping plaza that is quite distinctive because of its Latin American theme. On Weston Road and Finch Avenue, you find the best restaurants clustered. Here you can enjoy a stunning collection of cuisines from all over the world, including African, Asian, Jamaican, Italian, European, and Spanish.

For fitness enthusiasts, Humbermede has facilities so that they never have to venture far out from the neighbourhood to stay in shape. The Habitant Arena has its house hockey league for youngsters plus public skating.

If you prefer to curl up with a book to pass the time, the Woodview Park public library is a good place to head to.

Connectivity-wise Humbermede offers the advantage of providing both bus and subway routes. Take the bus from Finch Avenue to reach the Finch station and take the Yonge-University-Spadina subway line. Take the Weston Road bus to reach the Weston Go Train station or the Keele station to access the Bloor-Danforth subway line.

Both these roads, Finch Avenue and Weston Road, are arterial roadways that put you within easy driving distance of the city’s buzzing hubs in the centre or the north-south major roadways. Both Highways 400 and Highway 401 are a mere five minutes distance from the neighbourhood.

With some reputed schools lying close by, it is clear why parents with young children and older students prefer Humbermede to set up their new home. Gulfstream Public School, Daystrom Public School, and St. Jude Elementary are some of the well-known educational institutions here.

Humbermede Real Estate Market

Most of the homes for sale in Humbermede or Emery are semi-detached. There is a variety of bungalows and two-storey homes built in the 1960s that you can choose for your new home. Many of these semi-detached homes come with private driveways, making them sought after properties for those needing more than street parking.

To the west of Weston Road and on the south side of St. Lucie Park, you have many ranch-style bungalows that follow the detached home design. These are known for their Floridian style and design.

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Listing information last updated on July 22nd, 2024 at 3:02pm MDT.

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