8 Wellesley St | Eight Wellesley Street East | Toronto, ON
About this condo
If you have been looking for a centrally located building to call home, then Eight Wellesley Street East should be on your list. Built in 1997, Eight Wellesley Street East is a well-located 10-storey condominium in Toronto’s LGBTQ+ Village area. With a condo in this building you are close to trendy cafes, great restaurants, a vibrant nightlife — all within a diverse and inclusive community.
Eight Wellesley Street East offers some convenient extras to residents: gym, sauna, rooftop terrace with barbeques, party room, meeting room, security guard, concierge, and parking garage.
Toronto condos for sale in this building are ideal for individuals who want to be immersed in city-life as soon as they leave their lobby doors.
Downtown Toronto condos at Eight Wellesley Street East follow a variety of different layouts for 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, and 3 bedroom units. Suite sizes range from cozy 550 square foot 1 bedroom condos, to spacious 2000 Square foot 3 bedroom penthouses.
Many units in this building have seen their share of personalization over the years, so finishes can vary quite a bit. All units have ten foot ceilings — 12 foot for the penthouse — most have balconies, fireplaces, hardwood and tile floors, and kitchens with breakfast bars.
Whether you call it The Village or The Church Street Corridor, this neighbourhood is renowned for its inclusive environment — not surprising given its prominent place in the LGBTQ+ community. People of all walks of life call this neighbourhood home, so new residents can rest easy knowing that they too will be welcome. Beyond the community itself, there are some incredible perks that come with this location — cafes, restaurants, shopping, nightlife, and convenient public transit service are all close-by.
If you cannot open your eyes in the morning without a freshly brewed coffee, then you won’t have to stumble very far to get a caffeinated boost; Eight Wellesley Street has a Starbucks on the ground floor and a Tim Hortons across the street, but if you want something more unique — there is The Alley, Aroma Espresso Bar, Riddle Room, and Sharetea, all within a 2 block radius.
With a condo in the Church Street Corridor you have no shortage of restaurants to choose from — whether you’re looking for fine-dining, a casual eatery, or fast food. For a more upscale dining experience, check out Nando’s Bay Street for flame-grilled chicken, Carmen’s Steak House on Alexander, and Blu Ristorante on Yorkville Avenue. If you desire a casual vibe, there’s Hero Certified Burgers on Bay, The Fry on Yonge Street, and The Captain's Boil for seafood. For a quick bite when you’re in a hurry, there is Pizza Pizza, Wendy’s, McDonald’s, and more.
For shopping and entertainment, the Eaton Centre and Yonge-Dundas Square are just a short subway ride away — home to hundreds of stores and a Cineplex. Nightlife is ample in this area, as Yonge and Church are both home to a large selections of clubs and local watering holes; there are cozy pubs like Hair Of The Dog Neighbourhood Pub & Restaurant, places to watch the big game like Fox and Fiddle, and lively dance floors such as Club 120.
If you need some nature in your life, you may be shocked by how many green spaces are in your area; James Canning Gardens is to the north, East of Bay Park is to the south, and beautiful Queen’s Park is to your west — a great location to stretch out in the grass or meander your way through a tree-shrouded path. For groceries and the essentials — there's a Rabba Fine Foods 2 blocks west on Wellesley, a Metro on Yonge, and a Sobeys Urban Fresh Bay Street just 5 minutes away.
Eight Wellesley Street East has an enviable Walk Score of 99; residents of this fantastic community can take in the sights and sounds of the Church Street Corridor while running their errands on foot. This is a popular area for bikers, as there are many bike-friendly streets nearby and designated lanes on Wellesley and Sherbourne.
Those who rely on public transit have buses and streetcars in the area, and Wellesley Station is a 2 minute walk from the lobby doors at 8 Wellesley.
Drivers can reach the nearest highways by heading east on Bloor to the Danforth on-ramp, and south on Yonge for the Gardiner Expressway.
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