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Just southeast of trendy Yorkville and west of Cabbagetown, Church-Wellesley is a vibrant section of Toronto affectionately known as The Village. It’s bordered by Bloor Street East to the north, Carlton Street to the south, Yonge Street to the west, and Jarvis Street to the east. It’s a popular destination for the buzzing nightlight and bustling cafes, restaurants, and bars.

Church-Wellesley Lifestyle

A hub of Toronto’s queer culture, Church-Wellesley is a lively community with a unique spirit. People living in Church-Wellesley tend to be singles, professionals, and seniors. Locals enjoy frequenting the long-standing local bars which are landmark hotspots in the neighbourhood, centred around creating connection.

You can enjoy an evening on the town with of live performances, nightly events, or billiards at places like Woodys, SAILOR, Crews & Tangos, or Pegasus On Church. There are also bookstores, clothing shops, art galleries, theatres, and more amenities catering to the local community. Church-Wellesley is where Toronto’s Pride Festival is held every June, drawing international crowds.

The community comes together through many local events including Halloween celebrations, seniors days, walking tours, outdoor concerts, fitness events, and more. There are also a number of parks including Barbara Hall Park and George Hislop Park, where locals can enjoy exercise, walking dogs, or lounging with friends and family on a sunny day.

Church-Wellesley is also just minutes from the expansive greenspaces surrounding the Don River, including Rosedale Ravine Lands, Wellesley Park, the Riverdale parks, Evergreen Brickworks, and many more. Enjoying the outdoors in this city-centred neighbourhood is just as easy as indulging in the hustle and bustle of downtown.

Church-Wellesley is the perfect combination of excitement, access, and community.

Getting around the city from this neighbourhood is easy as it’s extremely walkable, with excellent transit access. Motorists can quickly connect to their destinations via major thoroughfares Bloor and Yonge streets, as well the DVP just minutes away.

Homes in Church-Wellesley

Here you’ll find a mix of single-family detached and semi-detached homes, walk-up apartments, and Victorian-style townhomes typical of downtown Toronto.