SOLD! Authentic Loft Living At A Converted King West Harness Factory

By Nicole | Best of King West

Feb 18

We are pleased to introduce you to PH608-781 King St W at the iconic Gotham Lofts. Offered at $1,399,000.

Originally built in 1917, this is a rare authentic hard loft conversion that was originally home to a harness factory before it became a sewing shop for Toronto’s then-thriving garment industry. Converted in 1997, the mid-rise building is home to 54 suites on 6 floors, with PH608 being one of the largest lofts in the building.

A gorgeous example of authentic loft living, this two bedroom, two bathroom masterpiece spreads out over 1430sqft. Stunning wood beams, wood slat ceilings and plenty of original exposed brick are just some of the characteristics that makes this space so unique.

6 Things We Love About This Loft

  1. The balcony. Most true hard lofts are not equipped with any private outdoor space. PH608 has its own private balcony.
  2. Two parking spots. With parking becoming a scarce luxury in downtown Toronto this loft comes with two underground parking spots.
  3. The split two bedroom layout. Most two bedroom lofts have bedrooms that are side-by-side. Not this one. The bedrooms are on opposite sides of the loft.
  4. The authentically cool loft characteristics: wood ceilings, wood beams, exposed duct work, large windows, track lights, bathroom skylight and gas stove.
  5. The location. Steps from King & Bathurst this boutique building is in the heart of one of Toronto’s coolest neighbourhoods.
  6. Storage. Lots of it. His/hers double closets in each bedroom, en suite storage at the entrance, a separate coat closet and a storage locker.

The Foyer/Entrance. Loaded with storage, the entrance offers ensuite storage and a double coat closet.

The main living/dining/kitchen space is all open-concept as any real loft should be. Wood ceilings, exposed ducts, wood floors, exposed brick and ample space for all of your favourite furniture pieces.

The open-concept layout with soaring wood ceilings makes this already vast space feel even larger. Wish you had space for a piano – no problem here.

Take the 3D Virtual Tour. Contact Sara with questions or to arrange your private viewing [email protected].

The expansive living space offers a myriad of furnishing options. The exposed duct-work and vast open versatile space will get your creative juices flowing.

Take the 3D Virtual Tour. Contact Sara with questions or to arrange your private viewing [email protected].

Not your typical condo dining room. There is plenty of room here for a large dining table and 8 of your guests. This loft is an entertainer’s dream.

This is open-concept living at its best – in one of Toronto’s most historic and convenient downtown neighbourhoods.

Take the 3D Virtual Tour. Contact Sara with questions or to arrange your private viewing [email protected].

The generous kitchen offers a large granite counter with a breakfast bar and maple cupboard space for all of your storage needs.

Enjoy all stainless steel appliances: GE fridge, Bosch dishwasher, KitchenAid gas stove, Panasonic hoodvent/microwave. That’s right, a gas stove for proper cooking.

The master bedroom easily fits a king sized bed with room to spare. Natural light floods in through the large window.

3 double closets means storage will never be a problem for your ever-expanding wardrobe.

For added privacy use the privacy blinds added to separate the bedrooms from the living space. Or keep things open and airy with them up.

The 4-piece master bedroom has everything you need. A large counter, two mirrors and plenty of storage.

The natural light pours in through the large bathroom skylight, truly a unique and enjoyable feature of this top-floor loft.

The 2nd bedroom comes complete with a built-in Murphy bed. When you need more space it reclines into the wall opening up the space for a variety of uses.

Also equipped with remote-controlled privacy blinds for added separation.

Two more double closets to accommodate all of your needs. En suite stacked washer/dryer is also located in the 2nd bedroom.

Only a handful of lofts in the building have one – a private balcony. Complete with stylish wood floors.

Sip your morning coffee or enjoy a glass of Pinot Noir after a long day.

Enjoy east and south views over Toronto’s King West neighbourhood.

Recently updated, the lobby feel is boutique hotel elegant.

Did you know? Developer Paul Anisman’s 1997 conversion of the building from derelict factory to 54-unit boutique condo complex involved a team of architects imported from Chicago to ensure that the reconstruction retained a sense of history for its new occupants.

Find out more about this awesome building at our 781 King St W – Gotham Lofts page.

The numbers….

Monthly Maintenance Fees: $1,102.06 (includes heat, water, building insurance, common elements, parking.)

Annual Property Taxes: $4,593.86 (2019)


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