5 Defries Condos is a new condo development by Marlin Spring Developments currently in preconstruction at 5 Defries Street, Toronto. 5 Defries Condos has a total of 560 units.
This project is a high-rise condominium development located at 5 Defries Street in Toronto’s Corktown District. This development offers sprawling views of the waterfront and city skyline. This site offers direct access to the Bayview Extension, leading in and out of the city via the Don Valley Parkway, Gardiner Expressway, and the 401 Expressway.
This project takes up an entire block on Defries Street, just southeast of River and Dundas Streets. Featuring sprawling views of the waterfront and city skyline, the site also has direct access to the Bayview Extension, which connects you seamlessly to some of the city’s major arteries.
Designed by Graziani + Corazza Architects this preconstruction condo is proposed as three elements in total; a high-rise reaching 38 storeys, a mid-rise reaching 12 storeys and a low-rise reaching four. The three structures will be integrated with each other, anchored by a landscaped entrance and a shared, double-height lobby. This shared space will also include a publically-accessible “social courtyard,” overlooking the Don Valley.
The condo’s ground floor will include a selection of two-storey work/live units with access from street level as well as 2,658 square feet of outdoor amenity space attached to 3,153 square feet of indoor amenity space. Tree-lined sidewalks will help animate the street and encourage a lively, pedestrian atmosphere.
One of this condo’s best features will undoubtedly be its outdoor terrace, which will occupy the 12th floor of the mid-rise portion, spanning 9,612 square feet and showcasing unparalleled views of the river, Lake Ontario and the downtown skyline. An additional 1,377 square feet of indoor amenity space will be featured on this floor, with another 1,474 square feet on the thirteenth.
Suites in this condo will include 47 percent allocated as two bedrooms and another 12 percent allocated as three bedrooms, for a total of 560 dwelling units in total. In the tower portion, a typical floor will span 9,633 square feet with 12 units per floor. Designed as sleek and rectangular, the tower element is expected to be sculpted with an angled balcony design.
Three levels of underground parking will house 226 vehicle spaces and 570 bicycle storage spaces. This is a thoughtfully-designed development that brings together the best of contemporary living space and some of the city’s best natural resources.
Location & Neighborhood
New condos in Regent Park are an attractive option for a wide range of residents. Just east of the downtown core, this neighbourhood that seen an unprecedented modernization and intensification, thanks to a series of socially-conscious developments.
Just down the street, a massive transformation has added over 5,000 new condos to the area, while simultaneously overhauling a public housing complex and adding a series of innovative community resources like a 60,000 square-foot arts and cultural hub.
In the immediate area around the condominium site, a similar tower has already been approved by the city, while two more have been proposed, signifying a trend for growth.
Regent Park is a lively community to call home, where eclectic shops and restaurants line Queen Street East – which runs through the neighbourhood – and two 24-hour streetcars provide service across the city.
The Regent Park Aquatic Centre – a state of the art recreational facility – is a brand-new addition to the community, and is surrounded by athletic fields.
Some of downtown’s best features are easy to get to, including The Eaton Centre, Dundas Square, Ryerson University and high-density employment pockets like the Financial District. Almost everything you need on a day-to-day basis is just steps away.
5 Defries Condos Highlights:
- Direct access to the Bayview extention
- Easy access to the DVP, Gardiner Expressway and 401
- World-class pubilc transportation
- Surrounded by shopping, dining and entertainment
- Close to schools
- Nearby parks include Oak Street Pak, Sumach-Shuter Parkette and Thompson Street Parkette