4 Toronto Condos with Direct Subway Access
By Todd Rowley
Are you looking for the convenience of condo living coupled with the convenience of on-site subway access? Just 1% of Toronto condo residents have direct subway access making them prime choices for convenience and easy living.
41 Roehampton Ave
Offering Toronto’s first direct indoor access to the Eglington Subway, E2 Condos connects to the Crosstown LRT that runs from Mount Denis to Kennedy. With a direct connection to the Yonge and Eglington Subway and direct access to the Eglington LRT line, you have easy access to downtown, the Pearson airport, and the top three universities (Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson), York University, and the University of Toronto).
With units ranging from 711 to 1163 square feet there’s a space for everyone. The E2 condos include exciting amenities such as a catering kitchen, car share program, concierge services, and barbecuing is permitted. Currently, parking is included in the purchase price but will be waitlisted. Parking maintenance is $100 per month and the general maintenance fees are set at $0.52 per sq.ft. per month.
The Gloucester on Yonge
595 Yonge St & 1 Gloucester St
This prime downtown location offers convenient in-building access to the Wellesley subway. The Gloucester condos, designed by Hariri Pontarini Architects, is a 50-storey mixed-use tower with units starting at 324 to 1530 sq. ft. The Gloucester on Yonge is described as a “Walker’s Pardise” where residents don’t require a car to run daily errands. In addition to the in-building access, the YUS Yonge – University – Spadina at the Wellesley Station – Southbound Platform is just a four-minute walk.
The Gloucester boast amenities including a billiards/table tennis room, dining room, catering kitchen, concierge service, meeting room, party room, sundeck, and yoga studio. The list goes on!
A parking space can be purchased for $120,000 but with the subway in your building, there’s little need for a car. Condo maintenance fees are set at $0.70 per sq. ft. per month.
Emerald Park Condos
11 Bogart Ave
This gem is conveniently located north of the 401 at the subway at Yonge and Sheppard. Situated directly above the subway, residents can travel east and west on the Sheppard line or north and south on the Yonge line where travellers are just 30 minutes from Union Station.
Built in 2015, residents have access to a party room, games room, rooftop terrace, gym, sauna, and indoor pool. The pair of towers reach 40 stories also features a three-story podium to connect the buildings, which house retail businesses, a food court, and offices giving convenience a new meaning. Condo fees range from approximately $560 to $800 per month.
The Forest Hill Condos
859 Eglinton Ave W
Finally, you can find your rest above the Eglington streetscape in the new Forest Hill. Offering direct subway access from the lobby, you have access to all of Toronto. Developed by a young developer, CentreCourt, The Forest Hill is also less than one minute from the new Crosstown LRT, making this new build a top choice for local professionals.
Units range from 400-1000 sq. ft. with maintenance fees set at $0.69 per sq. ft. per month. Storage lockers and parking is available for purchase.
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