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Scarborough, ON

Looking for clean and secure storage units in Scarborough, Ontario? SmartStop Self Storage has convenient locations and storage options near Rouge, Birch Cliff, West Hill, Agincourt, and Bendale.

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Storage Locations in Scarborough

Moving to Scarborough, ON

Living in Scarborough, ON

Scarborough is a town in the Toronto Metropolitan Area. Located in the eastern part of Toronto along Lake Ontario, it has a distinctly suburban feel, with acres of green space and parklands for hiking, biking, and boating. The city centre offers a more urban vibe, with a diverse range of dining, shopping, and entertainment options, while easy access to downtown Toronto provides residents with even more amenities to enjoy. Its lower cost of living and wealth of cultural, entertainment, and business opportunities make it a popular destination for families, young professionals, and retirees alike.

What’s the Cost of Living in Scarborough? 

Scarborough's cost of living is 0-9% lower than the national average, depending on the specific neighbourhood.

  • Median Salary in Scarborough: $75,178
  • Median Home Sale Price: $391,988
  • Average Rent (monthly): $1,995
  • Average Utilities (monthly): $300.00
  • Cost of Living in Scarborough vs. Toronto: 10% lower
  • Cost of Living in Scarborough vs. Vancouver: 21.44% lower

What Are the Best Neighbourhoods in Scarborough? 

Scarborough consists of 33 neighbourhoods stretching along the eastern lakefront border of the City of Toronto. Here are some of the best neighbourhoods in the city:

  • Rouge. Home to the Toronto Zoo, Rouge Beach, and the Rouge National Urban Park, Rouge boasts historic homes, outstanding outdoor recreation, and exceptional affordability.
  • Birch Cliff. This well-established family neighbourhood is nestled into the southwestern corner of the city, with easy access to the lakefront, the bluffs, and downtown.
  • West Hill. Bounded on either side by Morningside Park and Colonel Danforth Park, this charming, family-oriented neighbourhood boasts natural beauty, a vibrant cultural and shopping district, and an eclectic mix of bungalows and custom homes along tree-lined streets.
  • Agincourt. This culturally diverse neighbourhood is home to a large Asian and Indo-Pakistani community, which is reflected in street signage, shops, and cultural activities. 
  • Bendale. Located just south of Scarborough Town Centre, this culturally diverse, middle-income neighbourhood is home to Thompson Memorial Park, with a wealth of outdoor activities for children and adults alike. 

Regardless of which neighbourhood you decide to move to, SmartStop Self Storage offers storage units in Scarborough within 10 kilometres of Rouge, Birch Cliff, West Hill, Agincourt, and Bendale to suit all your storage needs, including uncovered vehicle/RV/boat/jet ski parking spots as well as climate-controlled units to protect your belongings throughout the year

What Are Iconic Things to Do in Scarborough? 

There’s something for everyone to enjoy in Scarborough, whether you’re a visitor or resident. Here are four things to do any time of the year:

  • Toronto Zoo. Spend the day with more than 500 species of animals from around the world, and enjoy daily shows at the Waterside Theater, free with admission.  
  • Scarborough Museum. Learn about the history of Toronto, and enjoy a picnic on the grounds of Thompson Memorial Park
  • Rouge National Urban Park. Spend a weekend canoeing on the Rouge River, swimming at Rouge Beach, and camping in Toronto's only official camping site.
  • Merchants Flea Market. Go bargain hunting at Merchants Flea Market, which features more than 250 booths of clothing, jewelry, and international products.

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Other Cities in the Toronto Metropolitan Area

SmartStop Self Storage has more than 157 facilities across 118 cities in the U.S. and Canada combined. If you live outside of the Scarborough area, look at all our storage facilities in the Toronto Metropolitan Area to see if there’s a location closer to your neighbourhood.

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