A double-building development in the landscape of Toronto condos that champions eco-friendly living and urban functionality, Six50 is worth checking out.
Located on King Street and Bathurst Street, Six50 is comprised of two buildings with a total of 233 King West condos for sale and for rent. The two towers compliment each other with contemporary design styles and ‘back to nature inspirations’ by the award-winning CORE architects. Suites at Six50 range from one-bedroom to two-bedrooms plus den, featuring nine to ten-foot exposed concrete ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, hardwood and porcelain-tile flooring, and either private balconies or terraces with exciting views.
The building also enjoys a relaxing assortment of amenities that balance the excitement of Toronto’s Entertainment District, like the nearby Rogers Centre stadium, the CN Tower, and the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, as well as all the shops, restaurants, bars and clubs of King West.
Most Notable Features
LEED certified: The Six50 buildings are LEED certified, which means FREED Developments designed them with environmental sustainability in mind. The buildings feature eco-friendly innovations such as energy-efficient appliances, terrace and rooftop green spaces that help cool the building in the summer and heat it during the winter, plus a variety of plant life incorporated right onto the building’s design. All in way of helping the environment and making residents feel better about living green.
Inner green oasis: Among the building’s amenities such as bicycle parking and rooftop terrace, there is also a one of a kind inner courtyard, styled as a green oasis. With black slate floors, serene flowing pools, and surrounding glass walls centered on a knotted tree, the oasis is bound to become a special favourite for residents desiring a little inner peace.
Hop on TTC: A note of transit convenience, Six50 has direct access to TTC routes along King Street and Bathurst Street. Jump on the King Street streetcar to reach any destination east or west and grab the Bathurst streetcar to head north and south to the lake.
With a home at 650 King or 95 Bathurst you will always have something to do on any given night. The building is just a short walk from the Rogers Centre, where you can enjoy watching your favourite baseball player hit a home run, or you could explore the deep-sea thrills of Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada. Not to mention boutique shopping and restaurants along King West’s Fashion and Entertainment Districts, Queen Street music and shows, and outdoor activities along Toronto’s waterfront.
Some local restaurants to check out include WVRST on King Street for self-service sausages and German beer, Thompson Diner on Wellington, and Blowfish on King for sushi and inventive Japanese cuisine.
For local grocery stores you can find Fresh & Wild Food Market at the corner of Spadina and King, The Kitchen Table is just down the street, and Loblaws can be found on Queen Street at Portland.
For a breath of outdoor space, Six50 is very close to both Saint Andrew’s Playground and Victoria Memorial Park. You’ll also find soccer fields at Canoe Landing just south of Front Street.
The King West neighbourhood has a 90+ Walk Score, with nearby bicycle-friendly streets like Adelaide and Wellington. If you want to zip around the city, the King streetcar can connect you with north-south lines like Bathurst and Spadina, the Yonge-University subway and Union Station. For car-owners, King West is a drive-easy area with access to the Gardiner Expressway via Spadina Avenue onramp and the 401 via Bathurst and Allen Road.