An established site for Toronto condos featuring a variety of suite layouts, enjoyable amenities and an ideal downtown location, The Penrose is worth the time to check out.
Located just south of College Street on the west side of Bay Street, The Penrose has over 15 years of history offering highly sought-after Bay St. Corridor condos for sale and for rent. The high-rise stands at 30-storeys with a soft concrete and glass façade and hosts 220 suites from junior one-bedroom to two-bedrooms plus den. The Penrose suites are noted for brightness and space, open concept and semi-divided kitchens, large breakfast counters, private balconies in almost every unit, and an enjoyable list of building amenities. Set within the Bay St. Corridor, the building is just a short walk from Yonge Street, the Eaton Centre, University Avenue’s Discovery District, and the Financial District of Toronto.
Most Notable Features
The Discovery District: The Penrose is right on the doorstep to an innovative Toronto area called the Discovery District. Composed of several engineering and life-science buildings and departments at the University of Toronto, as well as the many hospitals along University Avenue, such as SickKids and Toronto General Hospital, this area is ideal for students, educators, and professionals, especially those working or studying in medicine.
Classical style aquatics: Among The Penrose’ nice list of amenities are a full-length pool and whirlpool, both featuring classically inspired décor and design finishes with natural light. Enjoy an aquatic workout or a relaxing soak, all within the charmed setting of antique luxury.
Hop and go TTC: Definitely noteworthy for downtown travel convenience, residents at The Penrose enjoy easy access to both the east-west College streetcar routes and College Station on the Yonge-University subway line. Both will certainly make daily downtown travel easier, especially in the wintertime.
At 750 Bay Street you’ll find all that Toronto has to offer right outside your door. A few blocks north on Bloor Street you’ll find fashionable boutique shopping, on Yonge Street you’ll discover fun nightlife adventures, the Eaton Centre is close by, as is Queen Street shopping and entertainment, and the Financial District. A few local restaurants to check out are Mercatto on College Street, Somethin 2 Talk About on Gerrard, and Duke of Somerset on Bay Street for British style pub grub.
For groceries and other household needs you are across the street from the College Park Mall where you will find a 24-hour Metro, as well you'll find Loblaws, Bulk Barn, and Sobeys all along College Street near Yonge.
For a breath of fresh air, The Penrose is only a short walk from Queen’s Park, a lovely space to bicycle, roller-blade, exercise outdoors, or sit under a tree and read.
The Bay St. Corridor area has a 99 Walk Score, with bike lanes along College and Wellesley Streets. There are TTC options on Bay Street, College Street, and access to the Yonge-University subway line is just a short walk. If you drive, you can zip onto the Gardiner Expressway via York Street, and the Don Valley Parkway is via Danforth Avenue.
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