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Axess Condos is a mixed-use condominium development by Liberty Hamlet in Pickering. This pre-construction condo project is located at 1525 Pickering Parkway near the Pickering Town Centre and Liverpool Road and Pickering Parkway intersection.
This unique development is the world’s first fully-accessible condominium. Every suite can accommodate people with mobility and cognitive disabilities.
This accessibility signifies a property with greater value and more expansive space. Everything from room sizes to doorways to hallways are larger. But the convenience doesn’t stop there. This development with views of the waterfront is located next to the city’s largest mall and transportation hub.
Axess Condos consists of two towers, 22- and 24-storeys tall, that share a 3-storey podium.
This development will contain 336 living units in the following configurations:
- one-bedroom units
- two-bedroom units
- three-bedroom units
Units will have an average size of 950 square feet in the south tower and 770 square feet in the north tower.
The condo contains such features as:
- 6-feet-wide hallways
- wider parking spaces
- braille/tactile markings and BlindSquare Beacons
- visual fire alarms for the hearing impaired
Suites will feature barrier-free designs to aid in independent living. Interior features include:
- levered door handles and 36-inch-wide doorways
- emergency back-up power
- closets with easy reach
easy slide doors
Condo washrooms will have the following features:
- at least one walk-in shower per unit with wheelchair turning radius
- larger bathroom floor space
- Sinks with knee clearance
Condo kitchens will feature the following mandatory upgrades:
- side-opening oven
- cooktop with knee clearance
- dishwasher drawer
Services that will be available at the condo include:
- Personal support and respite workers
- a day program for people with autism will set up shop in the building
Nearby, another facility is expected to provide service animals.
The ground floor of this development have retail stores. These will include:
- medical office
- coffee shop
Axess Condos also plans on offering a rush hour shuttle bus service to the nearby GO station. It will also provide hourly service to local destinations.
Meanwhile, the condo will take advantage of its premier waterside location. It will host a restaurant on the top floor of its highest tower, offering patrons panoramic views.
Location & Neighbourhood
This development is conveniently located near the heart of downtown Pickering. It is close to nearby services and transportation options. Living here is easy and trouble-free.
Important local facilities and services within a ten-minute walk include:
- Pickering Town Centre. This shopping mall is home to some 200 retail stores, including a Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th outlet store
- Pickering City Hall
- Pickering Public Library
- Durham College and Centennial College — Pickering Campus
- Chestnut Hill Developments Recreational Centre
This development is also within close reach of many well-known stores:
- Home Depot
- Canadian Tire
The heart of Pickering is also home to a lot of green space:
- The Esplanade Park
- Diana Princess of Wales Park
- Glengrove Park
Being close to the city centre also means being close to the city’s transportation hub. This development is located 10 minutes away by foot from Pickering GO Station. From here, commuters can reach downtown Toronto in 38 minutes.
But it’s not just trains. This development is also located near the Pickering Parkway Terminal. Commuters can access five Durham Region bus routes at this bus station. As well, this development is also conveniently poised adjacent to Highway 401. This will allow drivers to reach downtown Toronto in under 40 minutes.