King

Welcome to King

Affluent country lifestyle close to the energy of the city
 
Located just north of Toronto is the upscale township of King. This affluent area boasts incredible views, charming local districts, and friendly, welcoming neighborhoods. As a part of the Greater Toronto Area within Ontario, King offers plenty of lovely local shops and amenities while also being located close to the energy and thrill of the largest city in the country. 
 
As a predominantly rural municipality, King and its surrounding areas are well-known for their breathtaking scenic views and world-class horse farms, and equestrian centers. From its beginnings, King has always had incredible agricultural potential. Holland Marsh, for instance, is known as the “Vegetable Basket” of Ontario and is located in the area. Its rich soil has now inspired the creation of new local produce markets, orchards, farms, and nurseries.

 

What to Love

 

  • Affluent community with boutique amenities
  • World-class equestrian facilities and talents
  • Impressive private schooling options
  • Grand estates 
  • Hiking and biking trails

 

Local Lifestyle

 

King has always drawn in residents with its small-town feel, rolling hills, and stunning surroundings. Today, its small businesses, grand homes, and walkable neighborhoods continue to attract new residents and visitors from near and far. 
 
There are a variety of neighborhoods here, and Nobleton and Kings City are two very popular options. Kings City offers a mix of homes, ranging from charming century residences to spectacular mansions. The area also has incredible landscapes and picturesque country roads, allowing its residents to enjoy a relaxed feel. Nobleton is very similar — it’s an understated yet elegant community with upscale properties and lush surroundings. This area in particular is exclusive and protected from overdevelopment, which allows it to retain its rustic appeal. This also assures residents that they can enjoy the sprawling farms, affluent subdivisions, and custom luxury homes in a peaceful environment. 
 
Community recreation activities are popular in these areas, and there are plenty of ways for residents to get involved or meet new neighbors. There is an abundance of venues for residents to utilize in King, including parks, biking, and walking trails, an outdoor pool, a fitness center, a basketball court, and more. Residents are encouraged to take full advantage of these facilities, and locals subsequently live active social lives.
 

Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping

 

King and its surrounding areas have plenty of unique restaurants, bars, and nightlife options to explore for when residents want to get out of the house! Locale King City is one modern spot for new homeowners in the area to check out. This restaurant and bar offers a sophisticated dining room, a fun, and scenic patio, and an intimate upstairs lounge and bar area. No matter what vibe you want, Locale can accommodate you and your crowd! The menu here boasts Italian-inspired fare. Highlights include the savory ricotta gnocchi, a classic margherita pizza and the sophisticated branzino entre. Be sure to enjoy each meal with a fun, handcrafted cocktail from the bar!
 
Port Soiree Restaurant Cafe is another nearby spot that is well-known among locals. Offering fine dining in a casual setting, Port Soiree is the place to go for an expertly prepared meal in a laid-back setting with friends or loved ones. Famous for its wine and wine pairing, Port Soiree offers an expansive list of bottles for connoisseurs to choose from. Be sure to pair your full glass with any of their exquisite menu favorites, like the escargots à la bourguignon, the tiger shrimp linguini al oleo, or the lobster Newburg risotto. 
 
King and the surrounding areas also offer easily accessible shops to make running errands simple for residents. The Nobleton Plaza features retailers like Cousin's Fine Foods, Cappucino Bakery, St. Phillips bakery (watch the line-up of Ferraris and Lamborghinis on the weekends), and a Tim Hortons. For more big-name brands, check out Kingsgate Plaza — it’s got an upscale dollar store, a sushi restaurant, daycare and more, so it’s an easy place to swing by and pick up most anything you need.

 

Things to Do

 

King and the surrounding areas offer plenty of activities for residents to enjoy! 
 
Those who prefer spending time outdoors should be sure to explore the nearby King City Trail. This 1.7-mile loop trail takes visitors through the surrounding scenery and exposes them to the beauty of the local ecosystem. This is a perfect spot for a slow, morning walk with your friends or partner.

 

Schools

 

The areas around King offer incredibly well-respected school districts for parents and their children to explore. The private institutions within this area are especially strong and offer a challenging academic environment for students while also pushing them to grow socially. 
 
For young students, The Country Day School is a fantastic option with strong academics, athletics, and arts programs. Villanova College is similarly respected and caters to middle- and high-school-aged students in the area who wish to refine their skills and prepare for the next level of education and beyond. St. Andrew's College is located 15 minutes away in neighboring town, Aurora.
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