Allenby is located in Northern Toronto, the neighborhood extends from the corner of Eglinton Avenue West and Avenue Road to the corner of Castlewood Road and Briar Hill Avenue. The area boasts a large number of detached houses, which account for a large percentage of sales. The majority of properties in this area are 2-storey houses featuring 3 bedrooms.

The wonderful modern recreational facilities in tandem with the close proximity of a reputable Junior Public School make this an alluring area for families with young children. North Toronto Memorial Community Recreation Centre is located on Eglinton Avenue West, it boasts two ice rinks, an indoor and outdoor pool, a walking track, aerobic and weight rooms and a gymnasium. In addition it located beside Eglinton Park which has a baseball diamond, sports field and wading pool. It is a culturally diverse community, notable for high numbers of Dutch, Serbian, Japanese and German speakers. It is also home to Allenby Public School, a French Immersion Junior Public School with an immaculate reputation.