Why We Love It
Living in Mimico is a great choice for families, first-time buyers and those looking for waterfront views. You can walk along the restored shoreline, cycle or rollerblade along the boardwalk, or play a tennis match at the Mimico Tennis Club with bragging rights to the only red clay surface courts in the city! The housing stock is a mix of detached bungalows, semi-detached homes, or townhouses.
Mimico is home to multiple landmarks. Among them are the Campbell’s Soup factory and the Toronto Region Conservation wetland habitat in Humber Bay Park. The park is home to Canada geese, swans, mallard ducks and red-winged blackbirds. There is also a pond for fly casting.
The Annual Lakeshore Community Festival and the Etobicoke-Lakeshore Christmas Parade make living in Mimico memorable. The nearby MasterCard Centre for Hockey Excellence, used by the Maple Leafs and the Marlies as their primary training facility, has drop-in programs and public skating. For shopping and dining, head to the many restaurants and stores lining Royal York and Lakeshore.
This neighbourhood is great for people who love to bike, walk, run or rollerblade. Motorists enjoy easy access to the downtown core as do commuters who can grab the Go Train, TTC streetcar, or Royal York bus that connects to the Bloor-Danforth subway line.
Young couples and families are drawn to living in Mimico for its family-centric atmosphere. For first-time home buyers, the major draws are the waterfront and its reputation as an up-and-coming neighbourhood.