It's not always easy to find a neighbourhood that supports your individual balance of live/work/play, but we think the Don Mills neighbourhood comes pretty close. Whether it's walking your dog along the paths of the Charles Sauriol Conservation Area, teeing off at Flemingdon Park Golf Club, strolling through the architecturally-magnificent Aga Khan Museum, or discovering new exhibits at the Ontario Science Centre, this community allows you to enjoy a wide spread of recreational pasttimes - each within walking or cycling distance from one another. Even the Don Mills branch of the Toronto Public Library is a great place to pick up a summer read!
If you're needing to head downtown, the DVP is a couple minutes away, while, if a weekend getaway is your purpose, you can also easily access the 401 and leave town for a weekend up north at the cottage! Transit options are abundant, with the Sheppard Line subway to the north, and Don Mills and Lawrence bus routes easily accessible. Don Mills is literally at the centre of it all, and represents the perfect balance of a suburban community and downtown pedestrian convenience.
And if shopping is your favourite pastime - outfits, accessories, cosmetics, gifts - then Shops At Don Mills could be your new favourite playground! The entire area - not just the complex itself - is being developed to become an upscale community, reminiscent of Beverly Hills, California and their world-renowned shopping district, Rodeo Drive. (In fact, that's the direct inspiration behind the Lanterra Developments and CF Cadillac Fairview’s newest and most iconic condominium in Toronto: Rodeo Drive Condominiums at CF Shops at Don Mills! Appropriately, their slogan announces: "From The Hills To The Mills!")
What developers of the neighbourhood are promoting is an urban lifestyle, where everything is at one's fingertips. But unlike the unapproachable boutiques of Rodeo Drive, the Shops At Don Mills - part of the Cadillac Fairview family of malls - manage to find a sustainable balance between upscale and affordable, offering stores that appeal to a wide range of shoppers and fulfill a plethora of needs. And we think that makes it even better!
"CF Shops at Don Mills is a European-inspired walkable plaza complete with a central Town Square, beautiful landscaping and a Douglas Coupland clock tower surrounded by popular shops, restaurants, offices and residences. It’s the perfect place to connect with the community, whether to sip a gourmet coffee or enjoy an event like outdoor yoga or music festival!" - CF
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Some of our favourites? Well, when we're hungry, Bier Market, Joey or Panera are always popular choices! When clothes shopping, there's Calvin Klein for quality 'basics', or Frank & Oak and Guess for reliable seasonal twists on standard ensembles. If we're looking for something a bit more creative, we check out Tristan too! And, of course, as lovers of design, we like to stop in to Structube as well!
A neat little point of interest: once winter comes around, the promenade is transformed! Lace up your skates and take a twirl on CF Shops at Don Mills’ very own skating oval. Forgot your skates? They’ve Skate Shack has you covered, with skate and helmet rentals and skate sharpening!
How convenient to have Shop At Don Mills in your 'hood, and be part of the urban lifestyle this north Toronto community has built!! For the lucky new owner of this House-Sized Highgate Condominium At Wynford/Eglinton, offered at $1,089,000, the Shops will be just one of many fabulous neighbourhood amenities - only a 5 minute drive away or 11 minutes by TTC!! Dreamy!
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*Photos courtesy of Rodeo Drive Condos, CF Shops at Don Mills, and Toronto4kids.com