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Fresh Air and Convenient Amenities in The Waterfront

Being so centrally located, The Waterfront is also close to iconic Toronto landmarks like the CN Tower and Union Station, making it one of the most visually recognizable Toronto locales. With excellent local amenities and ongoing revitalization plans in the works, The Waterfront is a desirable neighbourhood to call home. 

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The Properties

Formerly an industrial area, The Waterfront has been a popular location for new construction condo builds since the 1980s and has recently seen another condo construction boom. This area is dense with luxury condos with breathtaking lake views. New builds like the Pier27 Condos, Empire Quay House, and Aqualuna condos are bringing even more opulence to the area with modern features, open-concept design, and high-end finishes.

The Neighbours

With such a high density of condos, the Waterfront is a popular neighbourhood with young couples, professionals, and empty nesters. The area offers many tourist attractions that also appeal to locals. It’s a neighbourhood where there are significant amenities and proximity to all the necessary conveniences. Residents here appreciate how close they are to transportation and the amazing activities that Toronto has to offer. 

Neighbourhood Stats

$735,254

Average Price

23

Average Days on Market

994

Properties Sold

*Source: TREBB

Neighbourhood Location

Luxury Lakeside Living in The Waterfront

The Waterfront is an iconic Toronto community with some of the most luxurious high-rise condos and most exciting amenities around. Year-round the area is buzzing with activity. For those who want to take full advantage of all the best parts of Toronto, it’s definitely the place to be. 

The Amenities

As one of Toronto’s most iconic locations, you might think you know everything there is about The Waterfront. But things are not always as they seem; this popular tourist destination offers exceptional amenities for day-to-day living as well. 

  • Schools
  • Convenience
  • Transportation
  • Safety
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Entertainment

Convenience

Condos in The Waterfront are a short walk to almost any amenity you can imagine. Many buildings have cafes, gyms, or grocery stores directly inside them, otherwise, you can find most conveniences well within walking distance.

Other nearby convenient amenities include:

  • Coffee
  • Gym
  • Grocery
  • Gas Station

Transportation

The Waterfront is extremely well-served by public transportation. Toronto’s famous Union Station acts almost like an anchor for the neighbourhood and Streetcar access is also simple. The community is also conveniently close to Billy Bishop Airport and major motorways like the Gardiner Expressway.

The nearest public transit stops are:


Outdoor Recreation

As the name implies, The Waterfront is a beautiful neighbourhood that hugs the Lake Ontario lakeshore. However, the area is also resplendent with beautiful parks, walking paths, and outdoor activities like sailing and ice skating in the winter. Within a 20-minute walk, you can find playgrounds, picnic facilities, the iconic Sugar Beach, and outdoor museums. The area is rich in Toronto History, you can see for yourself at Roundhouse Park, home of a functional 120-foot long locomotive turntable! 

Local parks and green spaces include:


Entertainment

As a highly sought-after tourist destination, entertainment in The Waterfront is second-to-none. Whether you’re a sports fan wanting to catch the big game or you relaxing with a drink on a beautiful patio, there’s something here for you. 

Dining

The Dining experience on The Waterfront can be summed up in a couple of phrases: comfort food with a twist, and amazing views. Spots like Joe Bird are popular with incredible fried chicken, cocktails by the pitcher, and a unique ice cream bar. Beer connoisseurs can enjoy themselves at The Amsterdam Brew House serving pub-style food and great brews, and Against the Grain Tavern is an excellent spot for elevated snacks just steps from Sugar Beach. 

Nightlife

During the day, The Waterfront is always buzzing with activities, but at night is when it really comes alive. There are so many nightlife activities here that it might get overwhelming to plan a night out on the town. The Waterfront is close to many other iconic Toronto locations like the Fashion District, Entertainment District, and Distillery District. You can watch the next generation of comedy greats at the world-famous Second City or try your hand at bowling at The Ballroom. For more traditional night-out activities, there are numerous pubs, clubs, and lounges to choose from too. 

Sports 

This is where sports fans need to be. The Waterfront is just steps away from Scotiabank Arena and Rogers Centre. So whether you’re a fan of baseball, basketball, hockey, or all three, you’re never far from the action. 

Shopping

As a relatively tourist-centric neighbourhood, it’s not surprising that shopping in The Waterfront is also an excellent experience. The CF Toronto Eaton Center is located here. Both a Toronto institution and one of Canada’s most famous shopping centres, the Eaton Center is home to all the major retail chains you could ever want. The Harbourfront Centre is also a popular shopping destination for one-of-a-kind gifts, crafts, art, and products made from the centre’s roster of artists-in-residence. 


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