Open on a warm summer’s day in the bedroom of your Davisville apartment. It’s Sunday morning and the world is at your doorstep. Lucky for you, renting in Davisville village means there are several options to get out there and seize the day.

For this scenario, let’s pretend you’ve decided to move into Balliol Park. Balliol Park is a brand new Davisville apartment for rent, fully equipped with all the modern amenities renters love. It is quickly gaining attention in the city as one of the best Midtown Toronto apartments to rent.

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Balliol Park – Davisville Apartments

The Crack of Dawn in Davisville

Workouts, Coffee & Breakfast

Because you are already in your apartment, let’s start there. Maybe you would start off with a workout in one of the two 24/7 fitness centres inside the building or a yoga session? After that, you can cool off and do some morning laps in your indoor or outdoor pool?

Exhausted after your workout? You could prepare breakfast in your fully equipped kitchen with new stainless steel appliances, or enjoy one of the many excellent breakfast options waiting for you right outside your doorstep.

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In a previous blog, we highlighted some of the best cafes in Midtown Toronto. A warm cup of coffee at Rachel’s Coffee House has been known to kick start the day. If you’re in the mood for more traditional breakfast fare, then your day could start off at Hazel’s Diner and all-day breakfast along Mt. Pleasant Road. Just south of Hazel’s lies Bread & Butter, a warm and homey European-style eatery. Bon appetit!

Midday in Davisville

Trails, Shopping & Lunch

Especially on a warm day, you can’t help but take advantage of the lush green spaces surrounding Davisville Village! You could take a stroll, take your pet (Balliol Park is a pet-friendly apartment), or take out your bicycle and explore the nearby trails. Mt. Pleasant Cemetery just on the southern part of Davisville is one of the more beautiful green spaces in Toronto. In fact, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery was rated one of the best walking paths in the city by BlogTO. Read our blog “Midtown Toronto: Exploring the Nearby Trails”.

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If you’re in a shopping mood, then you can head to one of the epicentres of shopping in Toronto. RioCan’s Yonge-Eglinton Centre is only one block north and includes over 75 best-in-class retailers like Swarovski, Reitmans, and Indigo. There are many other boutique stores in the Yonge and Eglinton and Davisville areas, so you’ll never be short of great deals to find.

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If all the trails and shopping has made you hungry for a bite to eat, you’re in the right neighbourhood. Midtown Toronto is full of great sit in restaurants or places to grab a quick bite-to-go. The Burger Shack on Eglinton is a great place for a classic burger and fries. Bikkuri Japanese Restaurant near Davisville Station is a terrific spot for sushi lovers. The Flaming Stove on Davisville serves some great shawarma and other fine Middle-Eastern cuisine. Positano is great for those looking for a homey sit down atmosphere, serving some classic pizza and pasta.

Your Evening in Davisville

Nightlife, Dinner and Entertainment

You arrive back home after a fun day. You’ve seized the day, and now it’s time to seize the night. Carpe P.M.! If you’re in the mood for entertaining, you could book the resident lounge, head back up to the rooftop pool or catch a flick in the movie screening room.

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Balliol Park Party Room

If the night owl in you needs to spread its wings, then there is a world of fun and entertainment outside your door. You can catch one of the latest blockbusters at the Yonge and Eglinton theatres, discuss the film at the many bars in the neighbourhood, catch a live comedy show at Absolute Comedy, or catch a set of live professional jazz at Alleycatz.

For your dining pleasure, there is no shortage of options. For date night, head south to Nove Trattoria for some classic Italian fare in a cozy atmosphere. Fionn MacCool’s near Davisville Station is a great place to shoot some pool and grab some pub style food. If you’re in the festive mood, Chacho’s is a Mexican eatery with some delicious margaritas.

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Davisville apartments for rent

Want to learn more about living in Davisville Village or about new Davisville apartments for rent? Stay tuned to the Shiplake Blog or browse the amenities and available rooms for rent on our website.