Longbranch is a neighbourhood on the very south-west side of Etobicoke close to the waterfront. The established neighbourhood transitioning with many new home developments being built along Lakeshore Boulevard is causing an increase in price of homes and condos. Longbranch has beautiful waterfront parks and trail, a local arena, a public library, and a Go Station that will take you through Toronto. Close to one of the biggest shopping malls in Toronto, Sherway Gardens, the Longbranch neighbourhood also has many restaurants that you can walk to or take the TTC Streetcar along Lakeshore Blvd.
We track years of completed developments, we then look at potential new developments and take in consideration things like appeal (demand) and infrastructure (updates).
Located in the city of Etobicoke, Long Branch Village is one of the most picturesque and thriving communities of Toronto. Located on the south-western end of Etobicoke, Long Branch is a vibrant waterfront neighbourhood, which is connected with a luxurious rail line towards the North, and borders with Lake Ontario towards the South.
The Long Branch neighbourhood has a thriving real estate market that offers home owners and investors the privilege of both, luxury housing and affordable condos. Affordability is a prominent theme across the real estate market, and the recent condo developments have certainly increased the demand and supply, thereby further enhancing affordability. The neighbourhood is also home to scenic older townhomes and bungalows that can be renovated with a custom design.
Long Branch’s bustling Lake Shore Boulevard West is the beating heart of commercial activity across the neighbourhood, and offers a variety of entertainment facilities, alongside retail shops, fine dining restaurants, bars and cafes.
The area is home to many shops, grocery stores, hardware and home improvement stores, hair salons, pubs, spas and even a yoga studio. Sherway Gardens is the major retail centre in Long Branch, and it is surrounded by multiple other boutiques and stores.
The neighbourhood of Long Branch Village provides state of the art amenities and community facilities, including the Long Branch Library, which is located on the corner of the Lake Shore Boulevard West. The community also has its own local hockey team, while the famous green spaces of Birch Park and Laburnham Park are also equipped with tennis courts, amongst other facilities.
The neighbourhood is home to an impressive school system with state of the art elementary and high school facilities, while the Lakeshore Campus of Humber College is located towards the eastern end of the village.
Long Branch is also home to some stunning waterfront parks, including Marie Curtis Park, and Colonel Samuel Smith Park, which is famous for its spacious skating rail. The Lenford and Long Branch Park, nestled in the heart of the neighbourhood, provide a lovely waterfront walking trail.
Long Branch Village is opening up to receive a wide-ranging development and its transit and transportation system is luxurious and widely available. The Brown’s Line is the major arterial transit route running across the neighbourhood, and residents can use three different transit lines to travel across the community, and visit nearby neighbourhoods.