King Township is a community in southern Ontario in the York Region. This municipality has a population of 92,013 and is a part of the Greater Toronto Area. This rural area is a charming community that is ideal for families in close proximity to major cities in the GTA. King Township is an emerging neighbourhood in the Golden Horseshoe region with many new pre-construction developments selling out fast in this community. King Township’s greenery, trails and easy access to recreational attractions offer a serene living experience with a strong sense of community and culture. As people look to move away from busy city life, communities like King Township with their strong connectivity and easy access to the urban expanses of the GTA are seeing a growth in housing demand and a rise in housing prices. King Township’s resale appreciation rate for the last ten years on average was 9.2% year on year and the rental appreciation rate for the same period was 5.1%. Investors are showing great interest in this community’s sprawling single-family homes and upcoming condo and townhome projects.
King Township’s parks, conservation areas and green fields make for great places to engage in outdoor activities and hobbies like bird watching. Some notable green spaces that residents in this community frequently visit are the Cold Creek Conservation Area, Pottageville Swamp Conservation Area, Nature Conservancy of Canada's Goldie Feldman Nature Reserve, Oak Ridges Trail and Happy Valley Forest Trailhead. King Township is also home to some heritage sites of historical significance. These sites make for interesting sightseeing tours, some popular ones include King Emmanuel Baptist Church, Eversley Presbyterian Church, Laskay Temperance Hall and King Station. King Township’s many sports and recreational facilities that residents enjoy access to are King's Riding Golf Club, Nobleton Lakes Golf Club and Carrying Place Golf & Country Club. Driving to cities like Vaughan is also convenient, where residents can access recreational facilities in the rest of the GTA.
There are two school boards that run primary and secondary schools in King Township. Families have easy access to public, private and Catholic schools. Seneca College has a campus in King City and it offers vocational degrees, diplomas and programs. King Township has many local businesses in and around the Village Core area that employ many locals. Top employers in King Township are Seneca College, Kingbridge, CDS and Somerville. King Township’s residents who work in the major cities around the community like Vaughan, Brampton and Newmarket enjoy a very short commute to work due to this proximity to the rest of the GTA.
HWY 27 and HWY 400 run cut through King Township and allow easy connections to the 400 series highways in the GTA, such as HWY 407 and 401. Downtown Toronto is a 50-minute drive from King Township via HWY 427. York Region Transit provides public transit routes in this community. King City GO station connects to GO Transit, with train services that go all the way to Toronto’s Union Station.