Waterfront Condos Toronto
The Toronto Waterfront Communities encompass many smaller communities from the newest at Canary Commons, to the Distillery District, the King and Queen East and West (the entertainment district), Fort York, the financial district to Mimico – to name a few. Waterfront Condos for sale, range across the board for size, price and amenities.
This area is mainly known for condo and high-rise developments. There are some older rental buildings but in general – high-rise condos are the main staple here. In new areas like the Canary districts height restrictions and planning have resulted in more open pace and green space then in the denser areas to the west.
The Gardiner Expressway is along the border of all of these water front areas – some unit are actually feet from the expressway – so noise can be a factor. Many have spectacular views and their close proximity to the waterfront allow for easy assess to sports venues, theatre, entertainment.
The waterfront area does allow also for easy access to Toronto Islands, the Island Airport, UP Express (Union Pierson Express Airport Train) at Union Station as well at the PATH underground connector system – a walking path the is ideal in the fridge cold of winter or the humid summer days.
Waterfront Condos Toronto and condo sizes and views are all over the map. With several new 80+ story condos proposed (many with limited car parking) – it is important to have a general idea of size, location, amenities that one would prefer prior to starting the new home search.
Toronto Waterfront Condos offer a wide variety of floor space, many with views or partial views. One weather note – in winter and summer – the temperature tends to be quite different along the waterfront then in the centre or northern parts of the GTA (Greater Toronto Area). In winter it can be five degrees or more colder then 10 blocks in from the water due to breezes off the lake (or frozen ice) and warmer in the summer.
Recent waterfront upgrades have provided for dedicated bike paths, upgraded street car tracks and the extension of the street car line to serve the new Canary District. There are also features like the Geroge Brown college campus extension, the Corus Entertainment complex, Sugar Beach and access point to the Donlands – a former heavy industry site getting prepared for major redevelopment with Google making plans to test their driverless cars in the defined area.
If you are looking for excitement, a range of residential choices, everything you could want for leisure activities, Waterfront Condos for sale is a great place to start.