For those who enjoy convenience, Bostwick is an incredible neighborhood to live in. It’s located in the Southwest end of the city and runs along Southdale Road East and Wharncliffe Road South up to Bostwick Road. It might be a small neighborhood, but it has an incredible shopping district within its borders, making this an ideal location for people with busy lives who want to have necessities close by. It’s also a great location for commuters, as it has quick and easy access to both the 401 and 402.
This small and incredible neighborhood has developed quickly over the last few years, and still has some expanding to do. It’s full of modern luxury and has been developed with convenience in mind, making it a great location for busy families and busy career-driven individuals. It’s made up of a mix of single det$200,000s to the low $800,00s, with the median price coming out around $455,000. It’s extremely close to both the Westmount and the Whiteoaks neighborhoods, which means that this modern and new development gets the benefits of being nestled close to two well established areas and two commercial districts. Because there is a shopping area right within Bostwick, you’re within walking distance to all household essentials and many amenities, which means that this is a highly walkable neighborhood. Neighborhoods that have high walking scores are more likely to have healthy residents who live active lifestyles. Walkable neighborhoods are also better for the environment, because you need to use your car less often.
Families have a choice of a few different kinds of schools in this district, including English, French, Catholic and Public. Elementary Sir Isaac Brock Public School Kensal Park French Immersion Public School Sir Arthur Carty St. Anthony French Immersion Secondary Saunders Secondary School Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School Regina Mundi College Mother Teresa Secondary
One of the major draws of living in Bostwick is the fact that there are so many conveniences within walking distance. The Westwood Shopping Center is right in the middle of this neighborhood, giving you home necessities, restaurants, and leisure shopping all right there in your very own neighborhood. For shopping you’ll find Loblaws, Canadian Tire, Ikea London, Michaels, LCBO, JYSK, Marshalls, The Home Depot, Home Sense, Winners, Bed Bath and Beyond, Petsmart, Sport Chek, Urban Barn, Lowes, and Ashley Home Store. For delicious eats in your neighbourhood, there are a wide variety of choices: Buffalo Wild Wings, Milestones, East Side Marios, Starbucks, Marble Slac, Swiss Chalet, Williams Cafe, Firehouse Subs, and Wok Box. For family fun, entertainment, and physical activity, there are a lot of great options within the neighborhood. The Bostwick Community Centre, Library and YMCA is an incredible investment into your family’s health. It has a 25 meter pool, a turf zone, a warm family pool, a gymnasium, a fitness centre with cardio and free weight areas, multipurpose rooms, fitness studios, a community kitchen, a drop-in youth zone, and even a child minding room with a treehouse. Adventures on Wonderland is also within the Bostwick neighborhood, as well sa both Movati Athletic and Fit4Less. The family fun doesn’t have to be all indoors either! Westbury Park, which has a play structure and a swing set, and Pincomb Park, which has beautiful walking trails, are both great parks in the neighborhood to enjoy the sunshine in. Of course there is also other family fun really close to Bostwick as well. Palasad South has bowling, an arcade, laser tag, karaoke, ping pong, and billiards. Jesse Davidson Park is also close by. It has a baseball diamond, soccer fields, splash pad (with bathrooms for changing), picnic tables, and playgrounds. Boler Mountain is a short drive away, which means that your family can enjoy tubing, skiing, mountain biking trails, and the treetop adventure zone! Storybook Gardens is close by, giving your younger kids hours and hours of endless entertainment. Both the Cineplex Westmount Odeon and the Landmark Cinemas 8 London are just a short distance away. The local Greek community is represented within Bostwick by the Hellenic Community Centre and the Greek Orthodox Church.