A 48-storey Art deco condo tower with revolving door entranceway into a two-storey lobby, Uptown Residences combines executive style with modern functionality. The building is located on Balmuto Street just off Bloor Street East, and hosts over 280 Yonge and Bloor condos for sale and for rent with suite sizes and layouts ranging from one-bedroom apartments to two-bedrooms plus den.
The suites feature smooth ceiling heights up to 11-feet, pre-finished hardwood flooring, granite countertops, upgraded stainless steel appliances, soaker tubs, and private balconies with inspiring views of nearby Yorkville. Uptown Residences’ building amenities are designed for an active and social lifestyle with many options for indoor fitness and relaxation. Beyond your front door there awaits the Yonge and Bloor neighbourhood, an eclectic downtown experience that brings together fun nightlife adventures, boutique shopping, arts and culture venues, and Toronto business bustle.
Most Notable Features
Tucked away downtown: Situated on Balmuto Street, a quaint boulevard running south from Bloor Street East, Uptown Residences has a tucked away vibe right next door to one of the busiest intersections in downtown. So if living centrally is important to you but you’d also like a home that’s a little quieter, a little calmer, then Uptown Residences may be the place for you.
Active and social amenities: As expected among downtown Toronto condos, Uptown Residences offers residents fun amenities that support an active and social lifestyle. Meet your neighbours in the yoga and aerobics studios, relax with friends in the steam room, bring your clubs to the virtual golf room, and mix up a cocktail in the Metropolitan Lounge and terraced garden patio.
Steps to TTC: Although tucked away on a side street, Uptown Residences is just five-minutes away from Yonge and Bloor TTC station, the main junction between all routes to get around the city. A nice perk in the summer, you will absolutely love this feature in the winter.
With a condo at 35 Balmuto Street you will live right around the corner from one of Toronto’s most popular intersections. The Yonge and Bloor neighbourhood offers an exciting mosaic of the downtown living experience, with the central TTC junction pulling it all together. You will enjoy a smooth blend of business, fashion, artistry, and entertainment, from Yonge Street nightlife and cultural events to Bloor Street restaurants and cafes, Yorkville boutique shopping, and Bay Street business bustle. Discover the Royal Ontario Museum, the Toronto Reference Library, the Eaton Centre, plus a variety of cinemas, theatres, and art galleries.
If you want to dine out, a few local gems to explore include Trattoria Nervosa on Yorkville Avenue for a great rooftop patio serving Italian food and drinks, Wow Sushi on Charles Street, and The Red Bench on Yonge Street for a cozy locale with freshly baked treats, coffee and cocktails.
The local grocery stores are Longo’s just up the street in Hudson’s Bay Centre, Valu-Mart at Bloor and Bay Street, and No Frills at Saks Market on Bloor just west of Sherbourne Street.
And for a little bit of green space you are within walking distance to the trails of Rosedale Valley and Queens Park, a popular tree-filled spot perfect for jogging, roller-blading, outdoor workouts, or simply sitting in the shade with a book.
The Yonge and Bloor area has a 100 Walk Score, with nearby bicycle-friendly lanes on Wellesley, College, and Sherbourne Streets. If you want to travel fast, the main hub of Toronto’s TTC network is right at Bloor and Yonge, giving you access to the whole city. For car-owners, the area is easily navigable with access to the Gardiner Expressway via Yonge Street and the Lower Jarvis onramp and the Don Valley Parkway via Danforth Avenue.