King West Village is one of the fastest growing and most sought after Toronto neighbourhoods.
The neighbourhood sits south of Queen, north of Front and east-west between Bathurst and Spadina. For those looking to take up residence, the average price point is around $375,000 with increased fees for parking, amenities, perks and more.
Who Lives Here?
The likes of young urban professionals, young couples, and individuals hoping to live the city lifestyle while being accessible to work and play are quickly filling the condos, apartments and townhomes in the area most compared to NYC’s SoHo.
What's There To Do?
King West’s appeal is the burst of energy that comes with trendy cafes like the Dark Horse on John, bars, restaurant hot spots including Baro, Wilbur, Oretta Cafe, Gust101, Jacobs steakhouse (to name but a few!) , artsy havens like galleries and studios, and the many shops in the area including big box and independent stores all in a pedestrian friendly neighbourhood with great transit and accessibility!
Residents and visitors to the area must take advantage of TIFF or Toronto International Film Festival that comes to King West at the TIFF Bell Lightbox Theatre, where some of the world’s best new films and celebrities can be spotted each September! And be sure to check out the beautiful Toronto landmark the Thompson Hotel offering one of the best rooftops views of the city complete with lounge and 40 foot infinity pool!
King West Village offers plenty of greenspace such as Victoria Memorial Square at Wellington and Portland, Clarence Square at Spadina and Wellington, and St. Andrews Market at Bathurst and Adelaide Street west which has a perfect playground for those with young kids. If you are looking for more recreational outdoor fun, the Toronto Waterfront trail is only steps away and suits the needs of walkers, joggers, and cyclists alike.
What About Commuting?
Commuters will find transit in King West a breeze with quick access to the Yonge-University-Spadina and Bloor subway lines along with the many streetcars routes in the area. Motorists are only minutes away from both the Gardiner Express and Lakeshore to connect them in and out of the city!