Some Country within the City
An eco-enthusiasts dream, Humber Bay brings together the perfect blend of nature and city. Considered some of the most sought after lakeside properties, Humber Bay is divided between east and west at the mouth of Mimico Creek, spanning over a total of over 347 acres and attached through a series of unique bridges throughout the neighbourhood.
Located in the south east portion of the city formally known as Etobicoke, the area is just west of the heart of the city. Humber Bay began its history in 1888, with slow development that included a schoolhouse, farms, housing developments and a brick yard until 1970’s when lake-fill was used to create Humber Bay as it is known today. The history can be seen in the character and landscape today, offering continual growth of two major aspects of the neighbourhood- residential and natural.
Humber Bay is suitable for young couples, professionals and families alike, offering many great amenities, including the Humber Bay Library, Stonegate Plaza and Kipling/Queensway Mall. Many Christian based churches reside within the area as well as the Church of Transfiguration and the famous Queensway Cathedral.
Education is prominent within the neighbourhood, offering many institutions supporting families as they grow. Catholic Schools from elementary to high schools reside in the area, as well as the awarded Etobicoke School of the Arts. A variety of public schools populate the residential area of Humber Bay, as well as having Humber College just a short distance away.
Humber Bay has many possible transportation routes for the busy professional, from multiple easily accessible public transit options, to Lakeshore Blvd., The Queen Elizabeth Way, and the Gardiner Expressway for those who commute.
Humber Bay offers the luxury of living downtown without the cost associated with it, with an added bonus, a beautiful countryside at your doorstep.
Humber Bay Parks
With breathtaking skyline views, both of the lake and the city, the parks at Humber Bay are the most appealing feature of the neighbourhood. Hosting some of Toronto’s best trails, suiting all hiking skill levels, as well as nature watching, a fishing pier with a historical lighthouse and a man-made beach. More interested in the water side of the Humber Bay Parks? The exclusive Etobicoke Yachting Club hosts their club within the Humber Bay Park, having moved its location from further west.
Easily accessible public outdoor facilities, such as picnic areas, a playground, swimming pool, ball diamond, tennis and basketball courts, as well as seasonal ice rinks can also be accessible in the parks of Humber Bay. To top off these attractive activities. Humber Bay Park hosts a natural butterfly conservatory, giving critical habitat for many native butterflies.