Welcome to Scarborough-Dorset Park
Dorset Park is a densely populated neighborhood in eastern Toronto. It has a mix of commercial and residential properties, providing locals with various amenities to enjoy. This neighborhood has a booming job market that offers economic opportunities for members of the Dorset Park community. This area has been growing rapidly in recent years.
One of the greatest assets of Dorset Park is its optimal location within the Greater Toronto Area. It is surrounded by various bustling communities, including Wexford, Maryvale, and Bendale. Dorset Park is also not far from some of Toronto’s major landmarks like Downtown Toronto (a 30-minute drive), Toronto Pearson International Airport (a 25-minute drive), and the Scarborough Town Centre (a 10 to 15-minute drive).
So many public transportation options are available to residents of Dorset Park. Various Toronto Transit Commission bus routes run throughout Dorset Park. Major bus stations include the 16 McCowan and 21 Brimley. These routes also connect to two nearby subway stations, the Midland and Lawrence East stations. There is also a commuter rail called the GO Transit which takes its passengers to Downtown Toronto. GO stations nearby include the Agincourt and Guildwood stations. Residents can easily travel by car and have direct access to major highways 401 and the Don Valley Parkway or bike around Dorset Park.
Like all neighborhoods, there is a variety of people with unique qualities in Dorset Park. The community is known for being friendly, and given how many people live there, neighbors often live close enough to one another to develop strong relationships. The average age is slightly lower than Canada’s national average because many young people live in Dorset Park and commute to Downtown Toronto for work; however, there are also many families.
Real Estate and Homes
Semi-detached homes and bungalows are very popular architectural styles in Dorset Park. They model lovely traditional styles like Victorian, Georgian, and Colonial designs. Various construction projects are in the works in Dorset Park right now.
Top Attractions and Amenities
There are all kinds of attractions to visit in Dorset Park. Here is our list of favorites:
- For your various shopping needs, Kennedy Road is the place to go! This strip has all kinds of shops selling everything from groceries to home goods to clothing.
- There are various fine-dining restaurants near Dorset Park. Diana’s Oyster Bar and Grill serves deliciously fresh seafood, and La Vecchia Restaurant Lakeshore offers beautiful waterfront views paired with a fabulous wine list.
- The McGregor Community Centre is a recreational hub for Dorset Park residents. It has amenities, including a pool, skating rink, fitness center, and summer camps for children in the area.
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