On the south side of Bloor St between Kipling Ave and Royal York Rd, and running south to Norseman is a neighbourhood which includes affordable homes, new infill luxury townhomes and super access to all transit venues and highways.
On the north end of the area is the Bloor Subway, with stations at both Islington and Royal York, and links to the GO trains. Bloor and Royal York is the centre of The Kingsway shopping area and offers an abundance of bistros and boutiques. Homes just south of Bloor tended to be smaller bungalows, but this premium location is now undergoing an insurgance of new luxury townhomes that are located within walking distance of the subway. A sign of the times, in 2012 almost 75% of the freehold sales in this area were townhomes which have been built within the past 8-10 years.
New condos have been built along the south side of Bloor which will appeal to both the first time buyer and downsizers. For first time buyers, the Network Lofts are trendy predominantly true retrofit units in the old Bell facility just west of Islington and only a short walk to the subway. A second building is under construction on the same site, The Westwood will be occupying in January 2014. The Kingswood on Bloor Condominium, located on the southwest corner of Bloor and Islington is new and offers both loft and traditional units and is literally right across the street from the Islington Subway.
For downsizing, the Montgomery is a newer luxury condominium , is a newer addition to the Kingway along Bloor St. The Kingsway-on-the-Park, located on the north side of Bloor at Islington, is an older building but still in demand as it offers spacious suites and underground access to the subway via the Ship Centre concourse. The Kingswood on Bloor Condominium, located on the southwest corner of Bloor and Islington is new and offers both loft and traditional units and is literally right across the street from the Islington Subway.
Prices (January 1, 2013 - October 1, 2013)
$520,000 - $930,000
$580,000 - $750,000
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Our Lady of SorrowsOur Lady of Peace (French Immersion)Bishop Allen S.S.
The Norseman community School located just south of Bloor offers a wide range of programs designed for all ages from pre-schoolers to older adults.
There is also a pool at this location which offers learn to swim programs and aqua-fit for seniors.
For those who prefer not to commute by subway or GO Train, Islington Avenue is a major access to the QEW to the Gardiner or points west and also north to the 401. The 427 is accessible from Dundas St.