About 8 Oxford St — 8 Oxford Street Condominiums
Situated in Kensington Market, this uniquely styled condominium offers 30 units in an exciting and diverse neighbourhood. There's a ton of character here in both the building and the community — from the rounded brick balconies to the intricate graffiti art in nearby alleyways, there's nothing cookie-cutter about this neighbourhood.
Building amenities are light — gym, security guard, and parking garage — which means you won’t be paying high maintenance fees
Toronto condos for sale here present the perfect opportunity for first time homes buyers looking to break into the market, and also students attending the University of Toronto.
Units at 8 Oxford are available for rent and for sale, in bachelor, 2 bedroom, and 3 bedroom condos. These units have a lot of value and are on the low end of price per square footage in the city. Sizes range from 515 to around 1000 square feet. Units in this building are charming, with turret like seating areas and curved balconies. Finishes vary from unit to unit but expect tall ceilings, open concept layouts, parquet flooring and private balconies.
Thanks to the low-rise nature of this community, views from top floor units are amazing and give a full perspective of the Toronto skyline — there are high-rises throughout the city which market views that simply cannot compare to those found at 8 Oxford Street Condominiums.
Kensington Market is a very desirable neighbourhood with a vintage Toronto feel. There are trendy cafes, cozy restaurants, and vintage shopping. Making this area even more appealing, is the fact that residents have quick access to Chinatown and the Trinity Bellwoods community.
For nightlife, there are some great options within close proximity. Looking for a craft beer in an arcade bar? Tilt on Dundas West has all the classics — Street Fighter, Tetris, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles — this is a one of a kind bar where you can relive the Arcade glory of the 90s without needing a pocket full of quarters. Fans of live music will be pleased with EIN-STEIN for open mic nights and various microbrews, or Grossman’s Tavern for live Jazz, and Koi Koi Sake Bar for local bands. And you cannot mention live music in this area without the renowned Lee’s Palace, which sees a host of alt rock and indie acts. Craft beer fans can enjoy the latest brews at Bellwoods Brewery, Trinity Common, and Embassy Bar.
Thrift Shoppers take note — this is by far the best location in Toronto for vintage finds. Gamers will need to visit A & C Games for classic consoles and all of the best titles, second hand. Residents who love vinyl’s will only need to walk a 2 minutes to reach Play De Records on Spadina, where they can get their fix of retro albums. For sci fi and fantasy — The Beguiling on College has a wide array of comics and graphic novels. Kensington Market is also known for vintage clothing — check out Sole Survivor and Courage My Love for one of a kind finds.
If you’re too lazy or too busy to cook — try Seven Lives for Tacos, Via Mercaniti for pizza, and The Burgernator for… well, burgers. With Chinatown located right next door, you have a slew of choices for traditional Chinese cuisine and North American-styled Chinese food; so, be prepared for heated debates with roommates or family about where to eat.
Green spaces are somewhat limited in this location, but you can walk to Queen’s Park in less than 20 minutes, or Alexandra Park in less than 15.
8 Oxford Street Condominiums has a Walk Score of 99; you can walk to the nearby Sam’s Food Store, or any of the various shops found in Kensington Market.
Those relying on public transit have streetcar service on Spadina and can easily trek to Queen’s park station for the Yonge-University subway line.
Drivers have a parking garage to store their vehicles when not in use. For major highways, head south on Spadina to the Gardiner Expressway, or go north on Spadina and head east on Bloor for the Don Valley Parkway.
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