For urban dwellers seeking rental accommodations it can be challenging to find the perfect combination of space and place, where they can elevate their quality of life. There is untold merit to quality of life by living in a neighbourhood that mixes it up, offering inhabitants the opportunity to experience, and re-experience their surroundings simply as a matter of daily life. The Olde City of York does just that by combining character, urban life, and convenience.
Do you seek a unique urban space that defines your personal style in a stellar location where everything is at your fingertips? Because if you do, this fantastic offering just steps to St. Lawrence Market is a compelling offering worth considering.
Welcome to Suite 505 at 320 Richmond Street East!
Located just east of the central business district along King and Front Streets East, this amazing neighbourhood boasts a wonderful patina and human scale streetscape dating from the 1860s. For those in the know, this vintage pocket of architecturally resplendent buildings with contemporary mid-rise infill developments provides an engaging street life with the very best of urban amenities. Known for its high-end, designer furniture stores, community college including the city’s top culinary institute, and burgeoning restaurant scene, Olde Town is a ‘dream come true’ urban village destination for many professionals who love to live their life on foot.
This coveted neighbourhood is the home to The Modern, a contemporary condominium located on the northeast corner of Sherbourne and Richmond Street East. This landmark building is conveniently located on the fringe of the Distillery District and a short walk to the St. Lawrence Market area as well as the financial core. Not to mention, the easy access to the Gardiner Expressway and Don Valley Parkway, along with the 24-hour Queen streetcar connecting directly to the Yonge and University Subway lines are just steps away.
Back in the late 1800s, Town of York, along with St. Lawrence Market, was home to people that worked in the area, traded, sold, socialized, attended church and, on occasion, formed secret alliances and planned rebellions and uprisings. Fast-forward to the 21st century, and you have a versatile neighbourhood where old and new coexist. Heritage buildings stand alongside modern condominiums and streets are dotted with design retailers, galleries and purveyors of all daily necessities.
Exploring and savouring all this neighbourhood has to offer is the perfect way for a busy urbanite to forget about the office life and spend some time getting to know this area, over and over again. Line up for brunch at waffle-specialists, Le Petit Dejeuner, or settle in for an after work nosh at the Carbon Bar. If you’re running low on groceries, you can head to Luciano’s NoFrills on Front Street, as well as Rabba Fine Foods and Express To Go. Fresh, fine foods are just around the corner at the St. Lawrence Market, and a short stroll south will take you to amazing green spaces on Lake Ontario, including Sugar Beach and amenities of Harbourfront. There is no doubt that residents of 320 Richmond Street East are living life enriched by location and its conveniences.
The Modern was developed by Empire Communities and completed in 2012. The 17-storey, 343-unit development is a boutique-style condominium that offers its residents the very best in condominium living with a 24-hour concierge, guest suites, as well as recreational amenities including exercise room, sauna, spa, and outdoor pool. The building also features a spectacular roof top BBQ terrace with panoramic views of the city and the lake. For those that need to stay connected, the building is outfitted with Bell and Beanfield connect fiber optic cable, meaning super high speeds possible, not to mention free wifi on the rooftop and common spaces.
Suite 505 offers a generous 840 square feet of luxe living. Featuring a bright south-western exposure with an engaging view that is part urban and sky, this split 2-bedroom, 2-bath suite is efficiently-designed with ample storage. We love the open entertainment zone. The efficiently-designed kitchen makes preparing the next MasterChef-worthy dish a breeze, with its granite breakfast bar the perfect perch for your guests, and the split-bedroom plan for added privacy.
The spacious and serene master bedroom strikes a welcoming note extending an invitation for respite and repose. It also boasts double closets offering tons of storage and leading to a gleaming three piece bathroom. This dreamy space practically whispers ‘rest and relaxation’. The second bedroom is decadently cozy and perfect for a home office or nursery. And when you return home at the end of your busy day, enjoy the sunset with a favourite bottle of wine on the balcony perch overlooking the downtown cityscape. How perfect!
If you’re looking to leap into a fabulous urban lifestyle without having to sacrifice space for location, this move-in ready downtown gem, offered for lease at $2,450 plus utilities, might be just what you’ve been looking for!
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