Sprawling, $3-million condo in Toronto’s Fashion District

Sprawling, $3-million condo in Toronto’s Fashion District


Location: 552 Wellington St. W., Unit 1302,

Wellington St. W. and Bathurst St.

Asking price: $2,999,000

Size: about 2,085 sq. ft.

Parking: one owned underground space, one owned locker

Maintenance fees: $1,961.62 per month

Taxes: $8,373 (2021)

Bedrooms: 2 plus 1

Bathrooms: 3

Part of 1 Hotel Toronto, this modern and sprawling condo suite is in a boutique building hidden from the street in bustling area of downtown Toronto.

Highlights include hardwood floors, exposed concrete ceilings, a large terrace with multiple walkouts spanning the width of the unit, full ensuites in both bedrooms and floor-to-ceiling windows throughout.

“I bought the condo from a plan in 2009. The entrance to the residential units is private, never crowded at all to pass through unnoticed to get mail or walk my dogs. Alternatively, I could meet my guests in the hotel lobby as the elevators are combined,” says homeowner Robin Kay, founder of Toronto’s Fashion Week and the Fashion Design Council of Canada.

“I chose this condo as the building is dog friendly with a well-sized park right across the street. The east-to-the west balcony across the southern front is vast, allowing for dining and lounging areas,” she said

“The condo is built so well — virtually soundproof for a bustling area. I have enjoyed the small specialty bakeries, coffee shops and many restaurants just steps away, and I often ordered from the diner downstairs,” Kay added.

A four-seater breakfast bar is the focal point of the kitchen that has quartz counters, pendant lights, exposed concrete ceiling, hardwood floor and high-end stainless appliances.

There are just 25 residential units in the 15-storey, glass-and-brick building that also includes hotel rooms and office space. There is a concierge for the residential units, and shared amenities with the hotel include an outdoor pool, a gym, a party/meeting room, and a rooftop deck/garden.

The building is a short walk to many trendy restaurants and stores, with easy access to public transit, and to the Gardiner Expwy.

“What makes this condo truly special is the abundance of natural light throughout, as it is rare to find a condo in the city with south, east and west exposures. Couple that with 10-foot ceilings throughout, it creates a dramatic, gallery-like space,” says listing agent Sameer Ismail.

The living room includes floor-to-ceiling windows, an exposed concrete ceiling and a garden door walkout to the large balcony.

The suite’s front doors open to a large sitting room. Tucked on one side is a closet, a two-piece bathroom and a laundry room.

A partial wall separates the sitting room from the office which includes a hardwood floor, floor-to-ceiling windows and a garden door walkout.

The living room features a hardwood floor, floor-to-ceiling windows and garden door walkout.

Highlights of the principal bedroom include a hardwood floor, a wall of closets, a built-in organizer with drawers, floor-to-ceiling windows, a garden door balcony walkout and a four-piece ensuite.

Open-concept, the dining room has floor-to-ceiling windows and a hardwood floor.

The kitchen showcases a four-seater breakfast bar, quartz counters, pendant lights, a hardwood floor, and stainless steel appliances.

Highlights of the primary bedroom include a hardwood floor, a wall of closets, another built-in closet organizer with drawers, floor-to-ceiling windows, a garden door walkout and a four-piece ensuite.

The balcony spans the width of the building and has multiple walkouts from the condo suite. It can accommodate both a lounging and dining area.

The secondary bedroom features a hardwood floor, floor-to-ceiling window, and a four-piece ensuite.

To have a look at this property please contact the listing agent Sameer Ismail of Paul and Christian Associates, Sotheby’s International Realty Canada, 416-960-9995 or 647-290-4310; www.PaulandChristianAssociates.com.

Home of the Week is written by freelance contributor Allison Harness, a Toronto-based real estate writer. Although we try to provide the most up-to-date information available, we cannot guarantee features as listed. Please contact the realtor. To make a submission to Home of the Week, email [email protected]


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