This new condo project offers unprecedented sustainability and eco-friendliness to residents in the gorgeous Toronto waterfront area.
Timber House Condos is a new mid-rise condominium development by Dream Unlimited and Great Gulf in Toronto. This 12-storey pre-construction condo project with 448 spacious units will sit at 259 Lake Shore Blvd E, between Lower Sherbourne and Parliament St, In the the East Bayfront neighbourhood.
This condo development will offer units in a range of studio to four-bedroom with balconies and wide windows.
Timber House will be a destination to commune with nature and Toronto’s heritage while engaging with Indigenous values and community. The mid-rise condo will boast unparalleled sustainable features and create a rich tapestry that bridges the bustling urban core with the glistening waves of Lake Ontario.
This condominium project will be a stunning mass timber condo building overflowing with lush greenery from balcony railings and a flourishing urban rooftop garden. This slim, rectangular building, resembling a porous wall of warm-toned timber with cutouts and cantilevered storeys, will allow for easy pedestrian access from Queens Quay East to the central community forest and other buildings in the Quayside community.
The unit breakdown is 23 studios, 209 one-bedroom, 147 two-bedroom, 61 three-bedroom, and 8 four-bedroom configurations. Additionally, 149 of the 448 units will be affordable rental units.
At the ground level, residents can revel in a relaxing and refreshing public realm with fluid flow between internal and external spaces and a serene and verdant community forest. Ample retail space encourages an active streetscape of shopping, dining, and meeting while offering convenience to residents and the community.
Other outdoor amenities on the rooftop will provide plenty of space to enjoy nature with seating areas, garden plots, an outdoor kitchen, and more.
There will be no parking spaces on this green property, so residents are encouraged to utilize other means of transportation and take full advantage of excellent public transit options and extensive bike paths. This forward-thinking community will be part of an exciting movement toward long-term urban sustainability in Toronto.
Location & Neighbourhood
While the entire Quayside community sits at 259 Lake Shore Blvd E, Timber House will line the north side of Queens Quay East, stretching from Bonnycastle St to Parliament St.
This neighbourhood is a paradise for getting around without a car, sporting super high walk, transit, and bike scores above 90. It is less than 2 km from Union Station and will be less than 1.5 km from the future Corktown Station of the upcoming Ontario Line subway. Currently, this condo site enjoys access to several nearby bus lines along Lake Shore Blvd, Queens Quay, Lower Sherbourne, and Parliament Street.
Investors will be pleased to know that the Waterfront Transit expansion will see the Queens Quay streetcar network extend from Union Station to Cherry Street, providing enhanced service to the East Bayfront and neighbouring Port Lands.
Additionally, the Quayside sits right next to the Gardiner Expressway, which provides an effortlessly short drive to the Don Valley Parkway. It’s very straightforward to travel out of town, thanks to Billy Bishop Airport, just a 10-min drive away on the lake.