Liberty Village is a community-centered neighborhood located at the urban core of Toronto. This neighborhood was once known as a utopia for artists and it is still attractive for young professionals in high-tech and design business. Liberty village has been one of the hottest neighborhoods when it gets to the Toronto real estate market.
This area is marked with lovely townhouses and super-modern concrete and glass condominiums. It is close to downtown, it means in a short walk you will reach the Fashion District or you can use a streetcar and get to the Financial District in under 20 minutes. As a Toronto real estate agent, I am going to review the top 5 condos in the Liberty Village neighborhood of Toronto. Make sure to read till the end.
5. 55 East Liberty St
This modern Bliss condo tower was built in 2011 with 20 stories and 276 units. Locating at the heart of the Liberty village neighborhood made the Bliss condos very popular for young financiers and professionals.
The residents enjoy both the views of the outdoor fountain and Lake Ontario. The size and layout of condos are varied from 341 sq. ft. suites to 1500 sq. ft. two-bedroom + units. There you can even find 2 story lofts with extra den or office space and most of them have a private balcony.
Most of the 55 East Liberty St. condo apartments have 9 to 10 feet high ceilings. These condo apartments have laminate wood flooring. The energy efficient double-glazed massive windows of these condos provide wonderful natural light. Its sophisticated interior design is perfect with granite kitchen breakfast bar and stainless steel appliances.
The exciting amenities of 55 East Liberty St. include an indoor pool and gym which also have change rooms, lockers, hot tub and saunas. It has a 27/7 concierge and security, a party room with catering kitchen, rooftop patio, lounge, media room and guest suites. The residents can easily access the shops and venues in King Street and Queen Street West within just a short walk.
4. 25 Stafford St.
This beautiful condominium is sitting right at the Stanley Park. The 25 Stafford St. known as Parc Lofts is a 10 story luxury building built in 2011 offering 103 large size condos. The unique feature of this building is its long rectangular open-concept layouts with deep balconies. The sides are made of an edgy charcoal colored brick representing a modern view.
The main interior characteristics of these condos include 10 foot high concrete ceilings, wood flooring and floor-to-ceiling windows. The balconies have sliding glass doors and gas BBQ connections with a perfect view of the city. The Parc Lofts offers units in different sizes ranging from 483 to 2820 sq. ft. one or two bedrooms plus den with some spanning multiple levels. These townhouse-style lofts have private entrances open directly to the street.
The modern European style bathrooms and engineered hardwood flooring have made these condos look perfect. The residents also can enjoy the updated entertainment systems and high-speed internet connection, security system, party room and meeting room. Living in one of Toronto’s most exciting neighborhoods, there are so many restaurants, bars, nightclubs, art-galleries and theatres available and easy access to public transit.
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3. 150 East Liberty St.
This Flatiron style tower is located at the heart of Liberty Village. The modern look of this condominium is a beautiful combination of glass, concrete, and steel details. 150 East Liberty St., which is known as Liberty Place, was completed in 2014 with 32 stories and 466 units. It is sitting next to the Liberty Village Park.
The units are available in various sizes and layouts ranging from 350-2695 sq. ft. including studio, 1 bedroom, 1 bedroom plus den, 2 bedroom, and 2 bedroom plus den. In addition to the luxurious two-story lobby, the most prominent thing about Liberty Place is its environment-friendly features. Some of these features include energy-efficient window glazing, rainwater collection for irrigation, high-efficiency lighting in public areas, and motion sensored lighting for common areas.
The units have nice views from their private balconies. The nine foot ceilings and floor to ceiling windows offer a wonderful natural light. All units have upgraded kitchen appliances, granite countertops and hardwood flooring. Liberty Place also has a 2nd floor gym, a yoga/Pilates studio, sauna, internet lounge, guest suites, party room, a landscaped patio and BBQ area.
The residents have everything available in a short walk, including Ciao Europa Café, Brazen Head Irish Pub, Liberty Village Market & Café, Louie Craft Coffee, and Tim Horton’s. The grocery shopping within a 5 minutes walk. It also has easy access to streetcars and public transit.
2. 1030 King St W
This shining glass building is in fact a combination of two modern buildings with a connected pathway. 1030 King St. W which is also known as DNA3 was completed in 2015 with 14 stories and 602 units. This soft loft building is located near the corner of Shaw St.
Locating on Toronto’s King St West makes DNA3 an ideal option to live and work. It is located on the border of the Liberty Village within a short walk to the best shops, restaurants, bars and clubs in the neighborhood. The unit sizes and layouts range from 350 sq. ft. bachelor units to 1,000 sq. ft. larger two-bedrooms plus dens.
Like any typical soft loft condo, kitchens and living rooms are designed in an open concept style and there is at least one glass wall in the units. The most popular features of DNA3 condos are hardwood flooring, nine foot high exposed concrete ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, private balconies and stainless steel kitchen appliances.
The common amenities of DNA3 include concierge, media room, meeting room, gym, business center with internet connection and an indoor rain room with teak slate flooring. The rain room is a fun and economic replacement of a swimming pool, a proper place to relax and socialize in a friendly young vibe of DNA3.
1. 43 Hanna Ave
This beautiful red brick building, which is known as Toy Factory Lofts, was built in the early 1900’s. It was once home to Canada’s oldest toy factory. It was transformed to a mixed-use commercial and residential building in 2008. This hard loft property has 7 stories and 213 units. You can see the collision of old and new worlds in Toy Factory Lofts.
The first stories of this building date back to the early 1900s. But three new stories were added atop later with an elegant modern look. The units are available in different sizes, not too big or too small. The unique differentiation of Toy Factory Lofts is having a marvelous 3,000 square foot penthouse. This stunning huge penthouse has 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, a sauna, 14-foot ceilings and 3 Juliet balconies.
Toy Factory Lofts have the best features to provide residents’ comfort. The more common features include the proper space, air, and lights. You can see the classic charm of the building in its thick brick walls, steel ceiling beams, huge warehouse windows and Douglas fir posts. There is a courtyard with wonderful views of downtown Toronto. The thrilling option for relaxation in Toy Factory Lofts is the rooftop terrace. Sitting in a hot tub with exceptional views of the skyline!
The residents of Toy Factory Lofts enjoy using a wireless communications network, a private meeting room and business center for their business activities. The units also have floating veneered hardwood flooring, granite countertops, stainless steel sinks, and overhead kitchen track lighting.
The elegantly designed lobby of Toy Factory Lofts has a very welcoming 24-hour concierge. There are also other amenities like a fully furnished fitness center and steam rooms and fully furnished overnight guest suites. The residents also enjoy having a Balzac’s Coffee Roasters–one of Toronto’s best coffee shops– just downstairs. They have easy access to streetcars and subway lines.
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