800 King St W | The Kings Lofts | Toronto, ON
About this loft
Go ahead — tell your friends you're considering purchasing one of the Toronto condos for sale at 800 King St West. While we don’t blame anyone who boasts about the name of their new home, putting a throne or velvet curtains in a unit at The Kings Lofts may be considered overkill.
Built in 2000 by Triloft Developments, the 6-storey soft loft structure in the King West neighbourhood is somewhat akin to a modern day palace: residents can rest in their own private living quarters before and after exploring communal areas such as the gym and party room.
Other amenities include a parking garage and bike storage, both of which are indispensable for residents living within the dense downtown Toronto area.
In a city packed with diminutive condos, the 76 Toronto lofts found throughout the Kings Lofts are refreshingly spacious. The homes at 800 King St West range from approximately 700 to 1,100 square feet. Smaller units begin with one bedroom, while larger ones contain up to two bedrooms plus a den.
A number of the units at the Kings Lofts are spread over two levels as well. These lofts boast 18-foot ceilings due to their mezzanine style layouts, with windows crawling all the way up the soaring, dual level walls.
While individual units may differ in style, common elements include floor-to-ceiling windows, exposed concrete ceilings, either hardwood or laminate floors, and balconies or sundecks ready and waiting for the summertime barbecue season.
Located in the King West, residents have much to explore. Although jousting probably isn’t in the cards, plenty of other outdoor activities surround 800 King St West are.
Just down the street, Stanley Park offers an outdoor swimming pool and off-leash dog area for residents and their pets to enjoy. Otherwise, Coronation Park provides an abundance of green space as well as views of Lake Ontario and the Toronto Islands. Trinity Bellwoods Park is yet another alternative, and an ideal spot for picnicking and people watching all summer long.
Along Niagara and Tecumseth, culture enthusiasts will be pleased by the number of contemporary art galleries within close proximity of the building. Plus, these intimate spaces are also far less crowded than major institutions such as the AGO.
On King Street itself, residents can find some of the hottest options for dining and nightlife. Between homemade pasta at Buca, the perfectly seared steak at Jacobs and Co., and a meal fresh out of the sea from Rodney’s Oyster House, the options are endless.
For homemade feasts, residents can forage for ingredients at the Kitchen Table, which is only three minutes away from their doorsteps. Another great option is the expansive Loblaws at Queen and Portland, still only a 10-minute walk away
Many residents living at 800 King St West will be able to walk or cycle to work, due to the prime location within downtown Toronto. Cyclists will especially love riding east and west along Richmond and Adelaide streets, with bike lanes making for safe travel.
Those utilizing public transit to get around can hop onto a streetcar that stops right at the corner of King and Niagara. From here, passengers can transfer onto subway trains at St. Andrew station on the University-Spadina line. For late-night travel, residents can use the 24-hour streetcar service that runs along Queen Street, which makes a stop a mere 5-minute walk away.
Drivers taking to the streets from 800 King St West have access to major roads such as King, Queen, and Bathurst Streets. The Gardiner Expressway can also be reached in minutes, via on ramps at Jameson Avenue to the west or Spadina Avenue to the east. From here, driving around the city is a breeze, as is reaching Pearson International Airport or neighbouring towns.
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