Among the newer builds in the area, 650 King Street West is a double-building development based around designs of eco-friendly living and urban functionality. 650 King Street West’s two towers contain a total of 233 units ranging from one-bedrooms to two-bedrooms plus dens. Contemporary artistic architectural design styles combined with a back-to-nature design theme built by the award winning CORE architects have made the Six50 building a highly recognizable favourite among buyers in the King West condo market.
Originally built in 2012 by Freed Developments, Six50 is now overseen by Goldview Property Management company. The highest tower is held up at 16 storeys high, allowing those on higher floors to look out upon the city space and see the beauty that the City of Toronto has maintained to its name. The suites inside 650 King Street West range in size from a modest 436 sq. ft. to a massive 3,497 sq. ft. With regards to high-level buyers seeking more space at a higher price point, 650 King Street West has several units that might be of interest. Common features of all units include nine to ten-foot high exposed concrete ceilings, a mix of hardwood and porcelain tile flooring, floor-to-ceiling windows, and a combination of private balconies and terraces.
There are many acclaimed notable features at 650 King Street West including the environmental sustainability of the building. All appliances are energy efficient and LEED certified, terrace and rooftop green spaces are used to retain heat in the winter and spread cool air in the building throughout the summer, and an array of plant life have also been incorporated into the design. Living green is featured prominently around every corner, making 650 King Street West a highly rated environmentally accommodating development. Among the long list of amenities contained therein, 650 King Street West boast an inner courtyard that has been styled as a green oasis. The black slate floors, serene flowing pools, and surrounding glass walls are one of a kind and have become a favourite among residents seeking a quiet place to spend some time now and again.
650 King Street building amenities include concierge services, an outdoor patio and the aforementioned garden, an enter phone system, visitor parking, a parking garage, and pets allowed in the building. The maintenance fees help to cover costs pertaining to air conditioning, heat, water, common element maintenance, and building insurance.
Six50’s location is key to its charm, being at the intersection of King Street and Bathurst. The building maintains a transit score of 100 out of a possible 100 and a highly impressive walk score of 98 out of a possible 100. Within less than 100 metres of 650 King Street West, there are several restaurants such as Blowfish, coffee shops such as the local favourites at McDonald’s, bars such as the Banknote, groceries via The Kitchen Table, parks, schools, shopping, and more.
TTC routes are very accommodating to residents at 650 King Street and are able to take a resident from their front steps to anywhere they need to be in the city. The King streetcar can take a resident east into the heart of the city and the Bathurst streetcar allows residents to travel north to the Bloor subway or south to the lake. On any given night, there’s always something to do with the Rogers Centre, Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, the boutique shopping and restaurants of the fashion and entertainment district in King West, the waterfront outdoor activities, and the Queen Street music venues all within walking distance.
The average price per square foot at 650 King Street West is $667 which is near more or less the average in the King West neighborhood. Condos here are 1.5 percent less expensive than other units available in the area and the annual growth rate has maintained some consistency hovering around the 4 percent range in the last few years.
650 King Street West had made for a magnificent addition to the neighborhood, and is an architecturally stunning masterpiece inside and out. Having these two buildings wrap around the corner of King and Bathurst, near to so many key Toronto amenities and all the basic, it is hard to be unsatisfied with so many advantages. If you are looking for a chic loft in or searching among the newly built condos in King West for something that speaks to you, Six50 is difficult to ignore.