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7 Reasons Why Living In Toronto Harbourfront & Waterfront Is A Good Idea

Toronto Harbourfront is a charming neighbourhood and we will explain to you all the perks of why it should be your next home! Be sure to explore all the local spotlights and businesses that Toronto Waterfront has to offer. You’ll be amazed by the beauty of this neighbourhood.

  1. Steps to lakeshore

Sit back and enjoy a nice evening sunset by the water!

Gorgeous waterfront trails offer gorgeous lake views and it’s perfect for a nice relaxing run!

Hop on a boat and go for a ride of a lifetime. If you’re a fan of boats, yachts and kayaking, then this neighbourhood is for you!

Be sure to check out HTO park with the yellow umbrellas and Muskoka chairs.

2. Ontario Trillium Park/Ontario Place

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Grab a bike and visit Ontario Trillium Park which has views that will make you want to come back! Behind the fence, there are basketball and beach volleyball courts for outside activities.

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Scenic walks and bike rides.

3. Walking Distance to Union Subway Station

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Having the convenience of a subway station close to downtown Toronto is an added benefit. Hop on the yellow line and go anywhere as you wish without the hassle of paying extra for a car and parking.

4. The Underground PATH System

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Living in Harbourfront provides residences with easy access to the underground PATH system. Buildings such as Harbour Plaza at 88 and 100 Harbour St link directly to the PATH on the second floor. Step into RBC Plaza, Scotiabank Arena or Union Station, and the PATH will provide you with underground access to downtown Toronto!

5. Grocery Stores

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Located at Queens Quay Terminal by the boating dock, Farm Boy is now home to residences of the Harbourfront community which opened earlier this year.

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In the PATH, you’ll come across Coppas, a modern grocery store offering fresh produce, snacks, dairy and protein. There’s also Coppaccino Cafe and a bakery in Coppas offering coffee and homemade desserts.

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Located inside Maple Leafs Square, Longos is one of the largest grocery stores in Harbourfront. You’ll never run out of options to choose from and that’s for sure.

6. Local businesses

Harbourfront offers a lot of local small businesses ranging from gelatos to various family-owned restaurants.

7. Biking & Running Trails

One of the best features about living in Harbourfront is the abundance of bike trails across the lakeshore. If you enjoy biking or running with a scenic view, then this neighbourhood is for you! Check out our blog for where to go biking in Watefront!

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