|109 Erskine Ave, Toronto, ON M4P 1Y5
|109 Erskine Ave, Toronto, ON M4P 1Y5
A new condo project is making its way to one of the city’s most sought-after locations in Midtown Toronto, surrounded by some of the best urban amenities, employment and transit.
AKRA Living is a new high-rise condominium development by Curated Properties in Toronto. This 22-storey pre-construction project with 213 units is located at 109 Erskine Ave, north of Yonge Street and Eglinton Ave East, between Yonge and Mt Pleasant Rd.
This new development with units from 513 to 2,677 square feet will offer a warm and inviting architectural design while the interiors will feature open-concept suites and unique amenities.
AKRA Living Condos will be just minutes from the vibrant Yonge and Eglinton Square where residents can find everything they need in one convenient location. They will also be surrounded by some of the best public transit in the city including the highly-anticipated Eglinton Crosstown LRT.
The condo project’s interiors have been designed by the famous firm Chapi Chapo Design. Each common area places emphasis on natural materials and indirect lighting to create a feeling of calm and a sense of balance. Layered textures add interest to the spaces.
There will be 182 residential units and 31 rental replacement units, bringing the total to 213 units. The rental replacement units will sit on the second to fifth floor while the remaining residential units will be located on the sixth floor up to the twenty-second floor. The unit mix will range from:
Each unit has been thoughtfully designed to enhance its residents’ lives. Interiors will ooze chic minimalism with calming neutral palettes. We can expect these generously proportioned suites with 9ft smooth finish ceilings to feature open-concept layouts that will span from 513 to 2677 square-feet to accommodate anyone with any lifestyle, including young professionals to growing families.
Each residence will have modern square profile baseboards, high-speed Bell Fibre internet, one ZigBee smart light switch, laminate floors, a digital lockset on the front door, as well as smart domestic hot and cold water meters with integrated leak detection and automated shut-off valves. There will be an exhaust system in in-suite washrooms, kitchens, and dryers. Suites will also have smoke and carbon monoxide detectors along with individually metered electrical service, an electrical panel, and breakers.
The units are designed to encourage organization and reduce clutter with the help of optional pantries, linen closets and optional built-in closet units.
Moreover, an optional bespoke lighting system will allow residents to control the level of light in their suite, creating lighting that suits any mood or time of day.
Control the temperature of your unit through a Smart One appliance located within the unit. Suites will also have energy recovery ventilators and HEPA/MERV filters, providing a constant supply of high-quality fresh air to every home.
State-of-the-art custom-designed kitchens will have the latest stainless steel appliances with optional panelization and contemporary cabinets in a variety of finishes and colours. There will be LED task lighting below upper cabinets, concealed hinges and soft closed drawers.
Cook to your heart’s delight on quartz surface countertops. Enjoy a backsplash made of premium tile which can be upgraded to quartz to match the countertop. These beautiful two-toned kitchens will include an under-mount stainless steel sink with a black designer faucet. You can also choose to include an island with integrated wine storage or a pantry with open shelves for wine bottle display and enclosed cabinets that have adjustable shelves.
Elegant bathrooms will feature a modern frameless shower enclosure with a swing door, a soaker tub and a toilet. Each bathroom will be complete with a custom vanity featuring a quartz countertop, a sophisticated under-mount sink with a contemporary black faucet, and a vanity mirror above.
There will be organized storage to prevent clutter. Choose between ceramic or porcelain tile. You can also choose to add more storage, tile wrapping on three major walls, a millwork wall, or a floating quartz shelf with integrated lighting and an LED-lit mirror.
Every unit will have either a balcony or private terrace with glass or metal railing. There will be setbacks on the lower levels and the upper levels to make room for wrap around private terraces.
Curated Intelligence will offer residents a number of features, including hands-free entry, automated parcel delivery, and smartphone access to your home. There will be over 2,800 square-feet of indoor amenity space and over 1,000 square-feet of outdoor amenities.
Both indoor and outdoor amenities will be located on the second and seventh floors which will include an outdoor terrace. This carefully planned space will elevate residents’ senses and offer residents an escape from their busy daily routines. Outdoor amenities will include a professionally landscaped zen garden surrounded by lush vegetation. Here, residents can find a quiet place to sit, enjoy the tranquil atmosphere, and meditate.
Indoor amenities will feature a spa/ritual centre filled with natural light and beautiful greenery. The spa will have two pools for hot and cold plunges, infrared saunas, as well as an experience shower. The infrared saunas will come equipped with halotherapy, red light therapy, and chromotherapy.
This space will connect to a relaxing terrace with a community garden and BBQ area where residents can get some fresh air while looking at the city’s gorgeous skyline. The community garden will feature stunning landscaping along with medicinal plants and herbs to be used and consumed by residents. Residents will also have access to dedicated yoga and fitness studios, making sticking to your workout routine easier than ever. They will be well-equipped with weight equipment as well as cardio and strength machines. Plus, this development will have a state-of-the-art parcel room.
This development will feature a mix of modern and traditional architectural elements including red brick on the lower levels, wide terraces, large floor to ceiling windows and modern elements on the upper levels. The main podium’s facade will be clad with Petersen Tegl bricks that are handcrafted and imported from Denmark. Residents and visitors alike will be greeted by a grand double-height lobby with modern furniture and contemporary decoration. This lobby will feature a custom lighting system that changes depending on the time of day in order to support a healthy circadian rhythm within the building’s residents. A concierge will always be there to welcome you in. The walls, floor, and front desk will be made of stone. Visitors will have comfortable, plush seating to wait in. As a bonus, the top-of-the-line filtration system, Aura Air, is located in the lobby and fitness spaces, making sure that the air is pure and fresh.
Additionally, secure underground vehicle and bike parking with visitor spots will be available.
AKRA Living Condos will be built near Yonge and Eglinton, a dynamic pocket of the city. Residents living in this area will be surrounded by some of the best urban amenities including vibrant shopping, trendy restaurants, local cafes, health food stores, nightlife and employment opportunities which means that residents can truly live, work and play in this neighbourhood.
This area can be reached by car in just for 4 minutes or a short 10 minute walk. There is a shopping centre here, located in the heart of this neighbourhood that offers over 65 stores and services including Metro, LCBO, Rexall, HSBC, Urban Outfitters, Sephora, Winners, Reitman’s, Good Life Fitness, salons and medical services. This area scores a high 89 out of 100 on its Walk Score and this is because there are an abundance of convenient amenities just a short walk away.
Yonge-Eglinton Centre is also considered Toronto’s second largest centre of employment. This area contains the highest density of employment with approximately 31,000 jobs per square kilometre. In 2019, employment in this area grew by 640 jobs or 3.5%.
Additionally, there are also many schools just walking distance from this development, making this area a great place for not only young professionals but for growing families as well. Some of the schools close by include John Fisher Junior Public School, North Toronto Collegiate Institute, Northern Secondary School, Eglinton Junior Public School and Manor Montessori School.
Another benefit of investing in this area is its close proximity to public transit. This location scores a high 86 out of 100 on its Transit Score which means that residents will have access to convenient public transit. Residents can walk to Eglinton Station in just 10 minutes from this development. This station currently runs on the TTC Subway’s Yonge-University Line 1. This station can take commuters to Union Station in less than 20 minutes. In addition to this corridor, this station will also soon connect to the future Eglinton Crosstown LRT which means residents will have more options to travel around the city and the completion of this transit line will greatly increase the value of the property for investors.
Curated Properties is known for their bold and striking work throughout Toronto. In the immediate area, they’ve developed a trendy hard loft conversion and a modern townhome project. Just next door to their latest condominium, they have another boutique building in construction, which was recently named by Toronto Life as one of the seven best new mid-rise condominium buildings in the city.
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