Bedford Park

A welcoming community with family-friendly values and a peaceful atmosphere.

Welcome to Bedford Park

Peaceful and affluent community geared towards families with young children

If you’re looking for a welcoming community with family-friendly values and a peaceful atmosphere, look no further than Bedford Park. This beautiful and tranquil neighbourhood feels more like a suburban paradise than a bustling community in the middle of Toronto, allowing homeowners to experience the best of both worlds. 
 
Originally used as farmlands, tremendous residential development began in the 1920s, 30s, and 40s, creating the inviting and family-centric community that is so beloved today. Visitors will often find hockey nets and basketball hoops lining the driveways as they lead up to picturesque single-family homes in an array of architectural styles, including bungalows and colonials. 
 
Homeowners in Bedford Park take great pride in ownership, with beautifully manicured lawns and stunning gardens seen throughout the neighbourhood. There is a true sense of togetherness and community here that can be difficult to find in surrounding areas.
     

What to Love

  • Welcoming family-oriented community 
  • Wide variety of architectural styles 
  • Ideal location with numerous restaurants, cafes, and shops

Local Lifestyle

The community is extremely tight-knit, with residents coming together in support of one another any way they can. Families appreciate the exceptional schools in the area, bringing in a range of residents from around the world. The diverse blend of cultures has also helped to give this neighbourhood a unique personality, emphasized by the number of ethnic restaurants and shops.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Bedford Park’s dining scene is as fun and exciting as the rest of the community, with a wide variety of delicious restaurants and exceptional eateries lining the streets. The Burger’s Priest is one of the local favourites. Their world-class burgers and shakes have made them the talk of the town, but their chicken sandwiches and desserts treats may be some of their most popular dishes. 
 
Bobbette & Belle is a fantastic place to visit for special occasions or just a quick bite of something sweet. This artisanal bakery offers an array of cakes and pastries such as carrot cake, hazelnut, and mango passionfruit cupcakes, as well as french macarons, pies, and breakfast pastries. Jellybean Cake & Dessert is another beloved bakery with an Asian twist. Using only the freshest local ingredients, this exceptional bakery creates wonders like bean paste flower cakes, strawberry Daifuku mochi, sweet potato cakes, and basque cheesecakes.  
 
Tea lovers will adore t-buds. This individually packed tea shop serves everything tea-related, including delicious tea sandwiches, scones, and a wide selection of high-end teas you are guaranteed to love.

Things to Do

Families living in Bedford Park adore visiting the numerous green spaces and parks spread throughout the community, and Wanless Park is definitely one of the most popular recreational destinations in town. Often used as a community meeting spot, the park has a wading pool, baseball and softball diamonds, and a children’s play structure where younger kids can work off some of their pent-up energy. 
 
Bedford Park Community Centre is the heart of the neighbourhood, hosting a number of annual events and projects in addition to their continuous programs that include swimming lessons, fitness activities, and a variety of adult drop-in classes.

Schools

The public schools surrounding Bedford Park are some of the best in Toronto. Some worthy of note include Bedford Park Public School, John Wanless Junior Public School, and the Lawrence Park Collegiate Institute. However, there are also several highly-regarded private institutions in the areal, including:

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