Best Kept Secrets — Five-Star Guide to Yorkville Real Estate

Best Kept Secrets — Five-Star Guide to Yorkville Real Estate

  • Janice Williams
  • 12/21/22
Residents and buyers in Yorkville are sure to love its range of shopping opportunities, award-winning outdoor recreation spots like The Village of Yorkville Park, as well as its bevy of brownstones and luxury condominiums. Those looking for a star-studded lifestyle equipped with amenities and perks for the most cosmopolitan lifestyle in Toronto should check out these four established and up-and-coming spots in Yorkville. But first, here’s some good information to know as a buyer looking to buy along Toronto's Billionaire's Row.

The average sold price for properties in Yorkville has increased 14.6% in the past year, at about $1.9 million. However, market trends in Toronto overall are experiencing some cooling. The number of transactions across most property types is decreasing, while the average sold price for luxury homes is showing only a slight decline from the high in Winter/Spring 2022. Condo prices are on the rise, up 3.1% since last year. Those searching for luxury properties in the area will benefit from less competition, although they should be mindful of increasing prices due to limited supply and building costs. With this in mind, here’s where you should begin your search.

89 Avenue Yorkville

Currently under construction, 89 Avenue Yorkville is located on 89 Avenue Road and is set to be the royal pinnacle of luxury condominium living in Canada.

Very few will ever achieve ownership here, at Canada's most private, iconic address on Yorkville's Billionaires' Row. 89 Avenue Road stands alone in a category of one. The rarest materials. The most refined finishes. The most desired details. All are standard.

The Developers at 89 Avenue, Yorkville have done something no other developer has ever attempted in Canada. Sky mansions are being individually designed for each discerning owner. Every detail, every refined flourish and feature will be artfully blended to equal or surpass the best in the world. Desirable distinctions that no other condominium residence in Toronto, and perhaps in all the world will offer.

A truly bespoke buying experience, the level of focus and attention to detail brought to the process is simply at a higher level and there is a singular reason why. Every detail is addressed personally by the Developer; every finish, and each facet of the experience is carefully and thoughtfully planned, sourced, and delivered. Senior members of the Development Team will be with you every step of the way. This is a different level of customer service.

A remarkable rarity that sets 89 Avenue Road above all others, this quiet, private, and extremely exclusive 28-residence address has none of the noise or intrusions that come with retail, hotel suites or restaurants and bars. It's strictly your private residence, not a place for strangers to visit or shop or even enter the grounds. Discreetly situated off Avenue Road, with Hazelton Avenue pedestrian access, arrive home to your private porte-cochère entrance with a state-of-the-art automobile elevator custom designed to fit a Rolls Royce or a G-Wagon. For your security, two Destination Elevators deliver direct access only to your specific floor and a separate elevator is available for pets and move-in service.

And your needs will always be paramount with the reassuring comfort of a Valet, Porter, 24-hour Concierge, luxurious Lifestyle Services like a 5-Star hotel and a wealth of sumptuous amenities.

At this moment, you can still express your personal bespoke vision in the ‘Lenox’ suite. Each buyer is offered personal consultations with the developer and the architectural team, with or without their own Designer, to tailor their residence to their own unique expectations.

There are no limits to your self-expression, from theatre rooms, to wine rooms, to libraries, custom shoe closets or cognac rooms. Choose open or closed kitchens, imported European fireplaces, home offices, spas and steam rooms. The options and possibilities are as unique as the people who will reside here.

Construction is progressing well. Purveyors seeking the rarest and most special residences will call 89 Avenue, Yorkville home commencing in the summer of 2024. 

The Hazelton

Another notorious spot for those searching for luxury condominium homes for sale in Yorkville is The Hazelton, which is both a prestigious hotel with private residences. Those looking for great living will find all the perks of this hotel’s architectural design and lavish services and should consider the hotel’s 16 condos. Located on the top floors, these properties are some of the best in Yorkville. Even notable celebrities like Mark Wahlberg call The Hazelton home. 

These bespoke condos are spacious, ranging from two to four bedrooms, and provide residents with luxury features like vaulted ceilings, modern kitchens, floor-to-ceiling windows, and private terraces. With the largest selection, a whopping 8,000 square feet, and the smallest, around 2,800 square feet, those looking for onsite hotel amenities will love this location. Given their limited number of suites and desirable location, buyers searching for properties at this hotel may face competition.

Residents can enjoy five-star hotel amenities like valet parking, use facilities like the fitness centre, spa, and indoor swimming pool, as well as 24-hour room service. Residents also benefit from the hotel’s premium restaurant named One Restaurant, with a roster of celebrity fans that include Jennifer Lopez, Ben Affleck, Justin Bieber , just to name a few. One Restaurant is the place to see – or be-seen – when it comes to the Toronto's elite, the venue offers first-rate dining for an experience thanks to its chef, Darby Piquette
The Hazelton is located in the heart of the action near fine dining restaurants, specialty boutiques, and great entertainment options. Those living here can walk over to the nearby Royal Ontario Museum or the Gardiner Museum to admire Canadian art, or explore luxury shopping on Toronto's Mink Mile or at Hazelton Lanes.

155 Cumberland Avenue

155 Cumberland provides 14 bespoke condos surrounding the location’s original penthouse built in the 1960s. True to original design choices, these ultra-exclusive condos feature a limestone façade, as well as a mix of high-end contemporary and transitional interior design. Private, exclusive and very desirable to UNH buyers, those searching for property here can enjoy the large, multi-bedroom units, 11-foot ceilings, large kitchens, spacious walkout terraces, gas fireplaces, and incredible views.

Those searching for Yorkville real estate will benefit from 155 Cumberland’s prime location, which is surrounded by a range of service and amenities. Hazelton Lanes is the perfect place to shop, while the Yorkville neighborhood features fine-dining restaurants, art galleries, and world-class, five-star hotels. This downtown area is also extremely walkable and provides optimal public transportation options, although there is residential underground parking in most local condominiums.

The Four Seasons

Similar to The Hazelton, The Four Seasons offers spacious private residences alongside its five-star hotel. Buyers searching out homes for sale in Yorkville at The Four Seasons will benefit from the hotel’s premium, desirable location, as well as world-class amenities and incomparable architectural design. Order Michelin-starred cuisine onsite, relax at their sumptuous spa, or take advantage of  around-the-clock housekeeping when living at the Four Seasons.

Those living onsite at their private residence are met with a warmly lit, floral-infused, elegant lobby before traveling up to their suite. Once inside, grand layouts, high-end finishes, fabulous views and outdoor spaces, adorn most residences. Residents also can enjoy privileged access to areas like the indoor relaxation pool for a poolside spa treatment or an evening swim. After a spa visit, enjoy the Toronto skyline from the spa’s terrace, or enjoy French cuisine and expertly prepared cocktails in the dining room.

Residents benefit from personalized services, ensuring all their needs are met. The digital experience provides access to a resident’s home, no matter their location, while staying up to date with the services available to them. As champion luxury service provider, buyers in Yorkville can count on high-quality living and services from The Four Seasons, as well as privacy and grand living.

Ready to search in Yorkville?

Those searching for luxury properties in Yorkville have plenty of places to start their search, from the up-and-coming 89 Avenue Yorkville to the classic Four Seasons. To help with your search for properties in the area, contact experienced local agent Janice Williams to guide you through the process.

Best Kept Secrets — Five-Star Guide to Yorkville Real Estate

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