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The Township of King

Apartments for rent in The Township of King, Ontario

Twenty minutes North of Toronto, the Township of King, with a population nearing 20,000, encompasses the charming communities of King City, Nobleton, and Schomberg. A beautiful rural municipality ideal for lovers of country living, King is distinguished by its prestigious horse farms, where Shetland ponies and giant draft horse champions are raised. To the north is Holland Marsh where rich farmland was literally wrestled from swamp, laboriously cultivated and now yields bushels of market vegetables, fruits and flowers.

The Township of King offers organized activities for the whole family including swimming, tennis, hockey, a variety of trails and conservation areas, with a number of world-class golf courses.

The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Training and Development Centre is located here, as well as the substantial rural campus of Seneca College. The University of Toronto and Humber College are also major landowners here.

King City is a lively community of 5,000 and is located on the Oak Ridges Moraine at Keele Street and King Road. Its core boasts a mixture of heritage and modern buildings, many renovated with an eye to maintaining the historic nature of the area. Older developments feature smaller homes, while the outskirts have been developed in estate style on larger, beautifully landscaped lots. The homes range from modest classic bungalows to luxurious modern mansions - a wide variety of original architectural styles and designs that lend to the unique character of King City.

Serviced by GO Transit, King City offers a variety of small shops, businesses, art galleries, and restaurants, situated along Keele Street and King Road.

Nobleton is a village of approximately 3,472. Small businesses and residences line the two main roads, with Hambley House, a distinctive heritage building, at its heart. Designer homes are found in the outlying areas, boasting lavish estate-style developments on spacious lots.

Schomberg is a quaint picturesque community of approximately 1,216 located at the southwest corner of Highway 9 and 27. The Main Street has historical character with buildings designed to complement and preserve its history. Along Main Street you find art galleries, antique stores, craft and gift shops, locally crafted furniture and restaurants.

While the central part of Schomberg features older homes and buildings, there are subdivisions with newer homes on large lots. Schomberg, now serviced by sewers, is considering the proposal to create smaller building lots, as well as townhouse-type residences. There is an industrial subdivision on the southeast corner of Highways 9 and 27, and a plaza on Highway 27 that features a major grocery store, drug store, and a variety of shops.