Invest in one of Toronto’s wealthiest neighbourhoods
Yorkville is a community known for its affluence, beauty, and large Victorian homes, and many people worry that they can’t afford property in the neighbourhood. But, Yorkville is one luxury area of Toronto that still offers housing for people with a mix of incomes and backgrounds. Yorkville continues to be an up and coming area, and there has been recent development of new and luxurious condos in the area.
Yorkville actually has a really interesting mix of housing sizes, incomes, and backgrounds in its residents. As they say, variety is the spice of life, and the character of the community is clear. Those shopping for condos or a new home can rest assured that the neighbourhood will maintain its character. The area is filled with homes, monuments, and community parks that have been protected by Heritage status, so you won’t be overwhelmed by development.
Condos in Yorkville have remained surprisingly affordable, and tend to attract young professionals and couples, and the neighbourhood has become particularly dog and family friendly, and you’ll often see sidewalks packed with active community members on weekends.
Commuters will be happy with easy access to the TTC and Don Valley Parkway, all amenities that will insure your investment is sound, and property values remain high.
City living with the chance to escape
On the south border of Yorkville lies luxurious Bloor Street Shopping along the famous “Mink Mile”. Both sides of bloor street offer blocks of top tier shopping, with many luxury brands setting up flagship stores in the area. The area was also home to the first five star hotel in Canada, and Yorkville remains home to luxury spots such as the Four Seasons and the Park Hyatt. Anyone up for walks through the neighbourhood might be lucky enough to spot local celebrities during TIFF season.
Culture and the arts are vital to the community. The ROM and Toronto Reference library lie just to the west of this neighbourhood, and in the 1960s Yorkville was known as the bohemian neighbourhood of Toronto – home to artists, creators, and even credited with starting Canada’s hippie movement. The neighbourhood retains the legacy of this artistic beginning. Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Margaret Atwood, Dennis Lee and Gwendolyn McEwan all hail from Yorkville.
Yorkville is also a central location for TIFF each year, with screenings taking place at the Cumberland Theatre, and many celebrities present in the neighbourhood during the film festival each year. Anyone who loves to get outside will love walking along these districts, or through the incredible Ramsden and Yorkville parks.
Yorkville is a community that cares about thriving, and you can see the results. With many community groups and events organized, you’ll get to know and appreciate the neighbours that help to make Yorkville something special. Yorkville also has one of the largest and most active BIAs in the world, ensuring the local businesses thrive, and serve the neighbourhood well.
If you’re looking to live in luxury in Toronto among people who really want to make their neighbourhood a community, consider buying your condo in Yorkville. With access to the best the city has to offer and an impressive variety of luxury condos for sale, you’ll find it hard to track down a more exciting or engaging location.
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