Located on Simcoe Street at the corner of Richmond Street, Qwest is a trendy 13-storey condo building of pre-cast concrete, brick and tinted glass that shares the contemporary style and flare of nearby Queen Street West.
The building offers 210 Toronto condos for sale and for rent, ranging in size from one to two-bedrooms with multiple baths, plus select penthouse units. The suites feature bright and spacious open-concept layouts with pre-engineered hardwood flooring, enclave kitchens with modern appliances and granite countertops, plus a mix of Juliette and open-air balconies. The amenities at Qwest are easily comparable to newer Toronto condos, offering residents a gym, whirlpool, lounge, party rooms and 24-hour concierge.
And beyond the walls of the building, homeowners at Qwest will enjoy living just steps from the excitement of Queen Street West for shopping and diining, and within walking distance to Toronto’s Entertainment District, Financial District, and the Eaton Centre.
Most Notable Features
Two-level penthouses: Not all downtown Toronto condos can boast offering two-level penthouse suites, but Qwest certainly can. These 1,000 square-foot residences feel like modern loft style homes with all the convenience and comfort of modern condos.
Rooftop BBQ terrace: Among the amenities at Qwest is a rooftop terrace and lounge that features BBQ stations and striking views of Toronto’s downtown. It’s a great place to hang out with friends, grill up a delicious meal, or relax under the stars.
Queen Street TTC: One great perk to Qwest is how close it is to the Queen Street, providing TTC streetcar service east and west and access to Toronto’s subway system via Osgoode Station. You can zip around the city safe and smoothly, all within walking distance from home.
With a condo at 168 Simcoe Street, you will find a ton of great restaurants, cafes and bars surrounding you. For a morning coffee you can stop by Tim Hortons across the street or stroll down to Second Cup on University Avenue. Venturing a little further you can explore the treats of Queen Street West, such as Café Crepe, Korean Grill House, and Noto Bene Restaurant. Not to mention how close you are to Bay Street’s Financial District, and Toronto’s trendy Entertainment District along King Street West.
For all your local groceries, you can stop by Longo’s on Elizabeth Street, Rabba Fine Foods, and Metro Centre Marketplace on Wellington Street West.
Nearby green spaces include David Pecaut Square to the south, Grange Park where you can let your dog run around, as well as Queen’s Park to the north, a great place to jog or sit under an old tree with your favourite novel.
Only minutes from University Avenue and Queen Street West, Qwest enjoys many easy travel options, whether on foot or TTC. For drivers, the area is car-friendly with the Gardner Expressway accessed via York Street.
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