Welcome to Richmond Hill
A quiet, family-oriented city in Ontario
The charming city of Richmond Hill is a large city located in the south-central York region. Throughout the town, you’ll find various parks and ponds, a lovely downtown area with great restaurants, and peaceful neighborhoods. Known for providing a mixed urban-suburban feel, Richmond Hill is a wholesome place with plenty of lovable characteristics.
Richmond Hill offers its residents more than just its natural amenities. You’ll also find an array of shopping experiences, highly rated public schools, and room for recreational sports such as golf. With two main highways, the 400 and the 404, Richmond Hill is an accessible town only 20 minutes away from Toronto. This large town located north in the Greater Toronto Area, due to its location, is subject to moderate to warm weather during the summer and fall months. In the winter and spring months, you can expect it to be cold to below freezing.
This neighborhood, which is perfect for those looking for a friendly community just outside Toronto, has an array of spacious, suburban multi-room homes. These properties range from gated with lakefront views to surrounded by greenery. Houses throughout Richmond Hill will range in price anywhere between $610K to $8 million.
What to Love
- Stunning parkland and lakeside estates
- Boutiques near the small downtown area
- Welcoming neighborhood with great schools
People and Lifestyle
The town of Richmond Hill is perfect for those who want to live a short distance away from the urban crowd of Toronto. The area offers various terrain, from hills to flat ground, for residents to relax or reside on. Residents tend to be families with children, the affluent, retirees, and anyone who prefers a quiet, peaceful area in Canada.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
There’s plenty to do in this Richmond Hill, and the area offers its residents many amenities. Parks, both for you and your dog, are abundant here, and you’ll find culturally diverse eateries and unique retail spots unlike anywhere else.
If you and your family are looking to explore the area and perhaps do some shopping, consider Times Square Richmond Hill. Here you’ll find a casual shopping plaza with various boutiques, local services, and eateries. Another shopping area, Hillcrest Mall, is a lovely family-oriented mall with a diverse array of stores. Just north of Hwy 7, you can visit an array of chain stores like Best Buy and Ashley HomeStore.
Order delivery and enjoy some handcrafted pizza and pasta from Abruzzo Pizza. Enjoy the best chef-style gourmet Greek cuisine at Philoxenia Greek Cuisine or visit one of the GTA's best steakhouses, The Octagon. Visit the modern Indian restaurant Adrak and savor something from their great menu.
Things to Do
The residents of Richmond Hill make the most out of their days by being outdoors under the Canadian sun in and around the many parks and lakes. There truly is something for everyone in Richmond Hill.
Spend the day with the family at the popular Wilcox Lake. East of the lake is a waterfront recreational area for kids with a play structure and splash area. Take your set of clubs to Summit Golf & Country Club and play on the well-manicured course. For other recreational activities, consider Richmond Green Sports Centre and Park, where you’ll find an elegant garden area, a small waterfall, a skating rink, and much more.
Grab tickets to popular events at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. Enjoy gazing at the night sky with the help from the David Dunlap Observatory. Bring the family out for an extraordinary virtual reality arcade experience at Virtual Sting. Pretend to be detectives and search for clues at the Escape OK room.
Richmond Hill has schools to serve children and teenagers in all grades. These schools include:
Herbert H. Carnegie Public School, K-5
St. Andrew’s Middle School, 6-8
Richmond Hill High School, 9-12