Rockcliffe–Smythe is known for having large amounts of green space. The area is predominately residential in nature, mostly made up of single-family detached homes. Within this neighbourhood there are a couple of pocket neighbourhoods. Directly north-east of Jane Street and St. Clair West is an area called Syme, named after George Syme. Further to the east (beyond Hilldale road) is another pocket called Harwood. Harwood is bordered by a creek in almost all directions.
With 14 public schools, 9 Catholic schools, and 1 private school in this neighbourhood, your kids can get a great education.
This neighbourhood is park heaven, with 18 parks and community recreation facilities within its boundaries, including:
With 1 rail transit stop and 184 street-level transit stops in the neighbourhood, it's easy to get around.