A 35-storey tower of sophisticated blue glass above a six-storey podium, Crystal Blu is a unique and striking addition to the landscape of downtown Toronto condos. Located on Balmuto Street between Bay Street and Yonge, the building has over 130 Yonge and Bloor condos for sale and for rent with a wide range of sizes and layouts. Mostly two-bedroom suites, there are also select penthouses and three-bedroom units that span almost 4,000 square-feet.
You can expect to see ten-foot ceilings with bright floor-to-ceiling windows, designer kitchens and elegant bathrooms, plus pre-engineered hardwood flooring, and your choice of terrace or balcony in most suites. Crystal Blu’s amenities are designed for entertainment lovers and residents who like an energetic lifestyle. Beyond the building, you will discover 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
Spacious suites: With a considerable range of square-footage from one to three-bedroom units, most suites at Crystal Blu are open-concept two-bedrooms that span 1,000 to 2,000 square-feet. That’s a lot of space for homeowner personalization and fun interior design and layouts, ideal for young couples and new families seeking a starter home in downtown Toronto.
Club BLU: Residents at Crystal Blu become instant members to the all-inclusive Club BLU, featuring a first-rate fitness facility with yoga studios, a swimming pool, plus a full film-screening entertainment centre and a party space with a separate dining lounge. Enjoy the thrills of an at-home gym and club where you are always a VIP.
Manulife Centre: Across the street from Crystal Blu, residents will find Toronto’s Manulife Centre, a commercial building with access to underground shopping outlets, Varsity Cinemas, Indigo bookstore, plus grocery stores and TTC subway at Bloor and Bay.
With a spacious home at 21 Balmuto Street you will live just a block away from one of Toronto’s most frequented 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. Some local joints to check out include Okonomi House Restaurant on Charles Street for a traditional Japanese atmosphere with delicious savoury pancakes, Foxes Den Bar & Grill on Bay Street, and Mideastro Yorkville on Yorkville Avenue where you can try interesting Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dishes with wine.
For local groceries and other household items, stop by Longo’s on Bloor 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.
Want some greener scenery? Head over to the nature trails of Rosedale Valley, or hit up 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.