Monday, July 8, 2019 / by Sally Niu
Neighbourhood Guide - Birch Cliff, Scarborough
An established, family-oriented neighbourhood by the Scarborough Bluffs, Birch Cliff has been considered as one of the top 10 up-and-coming neighbourhoods in Toronto
The residents of Birch Cliff tend to be younger singles and families coming from upper-middle-income households. On the cusp of the Lake, this area is an oasis from the fast-paced city life and allows residents and guests to enjoy some serenity. The region is blessed with plenty of green spaces and parks such as Blantyre, the Runnymede Lands, and the alluring Rosetta McClain Gardens. Additionally, a large portion of the neighbourhood is dedicated to the Toronto Hunt Golf Course, perfect for friends, family, and coworkers outings!
The neighbourhood is deemed somewhat walkable, with a walk score of 65, as some errands may be more car-dependent than others. Along with this, it scored at 66 for both bike-score and transit-score, meaning there’s always a way to get around!
Birch Cliff boasts a great variety of restaurants and shops to satisfy all your daily needs. For dining out, there is the typical selection of fast food chains such as Tim Hortons, with an additional few local spots such as The Birch Cliff, or Andrew’s Place. If you’d rather cook at home, Birch Cliff offers both big-name and specialty grocers - such as Loblaws, and M&M Meat Shop! Don’t forget to check out Kingston Road, which is full of local and chain stores for shopping and errands.
Birch Cliff has one of the best selections of educational resources in the city. From nursery programs, public and Catholic schools, Montessoris, to extra-curricular enrichment programs, Birch Cliff is the perfect place for your children to grow and thrive.
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