Bracondale Hill is a Toronto neighbourhood discreetly perched above the Davenport Escarpment and tucked away in Midtown. The streets in this area are curvilinear and stretch their way through hilly topography which helps keep car traffic to a minimum. THe area features beautiful homes and idyllic setting with magnificent views of the Toronto skyline.
Many of the streets in Bracondale Hill pay tribute to the family of its first resident Robert John Turner. Turner was a Toronto lawyer who had a specific talent for real estate. In 1847 he built a grand home that he named Bracondale. This house is was situated where Hillcrest Park is today. Many generations of the Turner family lived in this house. The scenic views atop the escarpment are some of the finest in Toronto.
By the 1800s this area was known as Bracondale Village and in 1909 the neighbourhood was annexed by the City of Toronto. The estate was subdivided in 1913 and was turned into an exclusive subdivision named “Bracondale Hill Park”. The Bracondale house was sold and demolished by the city in 1937.The Turner family is still remembered in many of the street names that are blue and white.
When people see the homes in Bracondale Hill, it almost brings them back to another era. The neighbourhood features Edwardian, Georgian and Tudor style homes. These homes are located on large lots that are covered by a mature tree canopy. Some homes are even perched on a hill overlooking the Davenport escarpment where they can enjoy beautiful views of the Toronto skyline.
Those living in Bracondale Hill are within close proximity to Hillcrest Village along St. Clair Avenue. Here you can find a great mix of restaurants and coffee shops and independent services. The St. Clair streetcar operates along the busy shopping district providing residents with convenient access to various amenities.
Residents in Bracondale Hill are close to Hillcrest Park which offers stunning views of the Toronto skyline. This neighbouhood hub has a community garden, a children’s playground and an outdoor community tennis club.
St. Clair avenue has a streetcar line that allows residents quick and easy access to both the Yonge and Spadina subway lines.
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