With all the new condominium developments proposed, in pre-construction and under construction in Yorkville, five of them will be completed in 2012 allowing buyers of these units to take occupancy this year.
The Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences 50 Yorkville Avenue & 55 Scollard Street
75% sold with occupancy scheduled for July to October 2012
The Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences at the north east corner of Yorkville Avenue and Bay Street and consists of two towers. Its first tower, the West Residence at 50 Yorkville Avenue is 55 storeys; taller than any other building in the Yorkville area west of Yonge Street. The first twenty three floors of the West Residence consists of 253 hotel suites and the thirty two floors above it of 103 residential condominiums units. The East Residence located at 55 Scollard is twenty six storeys and 101 suites and is a residential only building.
In 2011, The Four Seasons Hotel & Private Residences project captured the headlines with the sale of the most expensive condominium in Canadian history when the 9038 square foot Penthouse in the West Residence sold for $28 million dollars. This penthouse also holds the distinction of being the only condominium residence in Canada that has its own staff residence. Located in the East Tower, staff have their own living quarters providing the owner with privacy yet still having the convenience of live-in staff on-site.
The Uptown Residences 35 Balmuto Street
Having only just registered in December 2011, The Uptown Residences is now ready for occupancy and 95% of the project has sold.
Inspired by the movie theatre and vaudeville house which once stood on this site, the 35 Balmuto Street building is an art deco tower that pays tribute to the 1920s when this was a premier art and theatre destination attracting audiences from as far away as New York and Boston.
Situated just south of Bloor Street West between Bay and Yonge Streets, this Bloor-Yorkville address is literally across the street from Toronto’s two major shopping destinations, Manulife Centre and Holt Renfrew Centre.
The Uptown Club occupies the entire 6th floor and features extensive exercise facilities, multimedia theatre, virtual golf and the Metropolitan Lounge with kitchen and terraced garden patio.
Built by Pemberton, the forty eight story building features 284 units ranging in size from the smallest one bedroom of 495 square feet all the way up to Penthouses of over 2200 square feet.
The Florian The Residences of Upper Yorkville 88 Davenport Road
85% sold and scheduled for occupancy in June 2012
Located where Davenport Road and Bay Street meet, the Florian’s crescent form reflects the unusual shape of the land it is built on. Davenport Road follows the path of an ancient native trail resulting in it being Toronto’s only street that is off the regular grid pattern of the city, creating this curved site at the top of Bay Street.
The Florian consists of a 25 storey Tower and 4 storey Podium built with deep purple museum quality iron spotted brick. All suites have balconies, fireplaces and floor to ceiling windows. Built by Diamante, suites range in size from 743 square feet to over 4000 square feet. Amenities include twenty four hour concierge, valet parking, indoor lap pool, exercise facilities, and party room with rooftop garden.
Residents can opt-in to the Florian Wine Cellar program which allows residents to safely store their vintages in the temperature controlled wine cellar and features a luxuriously appointed tasting room to host private wine events.
Seventy Seven Charles West
77 Charles Street West
70% sold with occupancy scheduled for Summer 2012
Made up of two separate buildings, the condominium component is 14 levels and sits atop of the 4 level dormitory and educational centre of Kintore College with each building having its own entrance. Ceiling heights are ten to twelve feet and balconies and terraces have a gas connection for barbeques. All units are pre-wired with Category 5 wiring in every room and one parking space is included with each suite. Suites in size start from the smallest one bedroom of 1110 square feet to suites of over 4000 square feet. There are also two luxury penthouse residences.
Building amenities include twenty four hour concierge, valet parking, exercise facilities and board room.
Museum House 206 Bloor Street West
Available now for occupancy and 81% of the building is sold.
Built by Veisman, this exclusive and intimate 19 storey building of limestone, metal and glass is located across the street from the Daniel Libeskind designed Crystal of the Royal Ontario Museum. Maximum of two units per floor with some units occupying the whole floors. Like the 32 storey Exhibit Residences next door to it, MuseumHouse’s suites are all oriented north and or south giving residents clear panoramic views. Ceiling heights are a minimum of ten feet and whole floor suites feature eleven foot ceilings. All suites have fireplaces and expansive outdoor terraces. Suites range in size from 1942 square feet up to the 2 storey 5620 square foot penthouse. Each residence is pre-wired for Bang & Olufsen audio and video and also features heated bathroom floors and a built-in safe.
Building amenities include twenty four hour concierge, valet parking, fitness centre, guest suite and boardroom.
There is always a healthy supply of condominium units available for sale in the Yorkville area. However, the best suites – the preferred units with the best floor plans and the best views in the best buildings sell right away. These top valued condos sell within days and if you want the opportunity …