Named after the 'Summer Hill' house builted in 1842 by Canadian transportation baron Charles Thompson, Summerhill has become one of Toronto's most preferred neighbourhoods. Conveniently located along the major arterial route Yonge Street, its residents are minutes drive away from downtown Toronto's business and entertainment districts.

Summerhill is bounded by Ramsden Park, Yonge Street and the Yonge-University-Spadina Subway line to the south, Davide a Balfour & Rosehill Reservoir to the east, Farnham Avenue to the north, and Avenue Road to the west.

Notable Amenities at Summerhill are:

1. Schools: Schools in this neighbourhood are among the top ranked schools in the Toronto District School Board according to the Fraser Institute School Ranking for 2012-2013. Cottingham Junior P.S. is ranks 1st/3030, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Elementary ranks 20th, and Brown Junior P.S. ranks 185th. Private Schools in this neighbourhood are De La Salle College, The York School - Upper School, and Linden School.

2. Restaurants: Joso's Seafood Restaurant, Greenhouse Juice Co. for refreshing cold-pressed juice, Scaramouche for a romantic evening indulging in luxurious French Cuisine.

3. Lifestyle and Recreations: Fine shops and dining centered around Yonge Street and Summerhill Avenue, easy access to the Bloor-Yorkville and Yonge & St. Clair shopping districts, and The Rosehill Reservior Park with access from Summerhill Gardens.

Getting To Summerhill by Public Transit:  

The Summerhill Station on the Yonge-University-Spadina Subway Line is right at the heart of Summerhill. Buses that also run along or by this neighbourhood are the number 5 on Avenue Road and the 320 on Yonge Street.