The lively condo neighbourhood of The Annex in Toronto has many great buildings to choose from with a total of 44 condo buildings. These include 13 Mid-Rise, 8 Pre-Construction, 12 Luxury, 14 High-Rise, 11 Loft and 17 Low-Rise. There are countless choices of condos for sale in The Annex to call home. Condos for sale in The Annex spend an average of 23 days on market. There were 203 condos sold in The Annex in 2020. The Annex saw an increase in the number of condos sold by 194% compared to the year before. Last year condos for sale in The Annex had an average sale price of $$1,743,721, an decrease of -2% from the year before. The Annex is a Walker's Paradise with a walk score of 93. This neighbourhood is a Biker's Paradise with a bike score of 100. a Rider's Paradise is available in The Annex. Rathnelly and Tarragon Village are nearby neighbourhoods.
Grab some fresh goodies at nearby bakery, Belle's Bakery. There are some great cafes in The Annex such as First & Last Coffee Shop, Ezra's Pound, and Creeds Coffee Bar. Do you enjoy being in the kitchen? Pick up groceries at Food Depot. Foodies won't be disappointed by the presence of Opus Restaurant. There is a surprising amount of green space with Vessel in The Annex. The Annex Snowdon Guardian Compounding Pharmacy and Shoppers Drug Mart are a short walk away as well. There is great shopping at Nissa art and antique. There are always new exhibits and events happening at TeodoraArt Gallery, Genua Gallery and Barbara Edwards Contemporary. Many gyms and fitness centers are popular with residents of The Annex. Some of these facilities are Ride Cycle Club and Shas Studio | Osteopathy | Yoga & Pilates | Nutrition in The Annex. Animal enthusiasts, good news Davenport Road Animal Hospital is in The Annex. The school in The Annex is Huron Street Junior Public School. There are many students in this neighbourhood as Ontario College of Pharmacists is located within it. The closest subway station is Dupont.
Home to the University of Toronto, the Annex houses the student population and those that teach them. Expect to find renowned Annex style houses, integrated green space and some of the city’s best residential architecture. The population of this central location is dense and diverse. Largely residential, the interior streetsof the Annex are lined with homes, and the upper floors of the commercial buildings are mainly used for housing. This stretch of Bloor offers plenty of services, restaurants and cultural centres. The majority of the commercial offerings are streetside in this excellent walking community. If you prefer the TTC there are frequent subway stops on Bloor and streetcar access on Bathurst and Spadina.
The working age dominates this area with most residents between the ages of 24 and 34. The young, educated, pedestrian population of the university is mixed with the higher income professional and retiree. The average household income is roughly $85,000. This area of the city has less than half of the average number of families. Largely english speaking you can also find many Spanish, Italian and Chinese speakers. More seniors live with family than children but most homes have two adults. There are a large number of high rise buildings in the area.
Modern architecture combines with historic elements to perfectly compliment the residents of the area. The vibrant shopping area on Bloor is aimed at the university students with affordable dining and countless services, all at street level for the avid pedestrians. The cyclist will be very comfortable here with service shops and many people biking to school and work. The Annex has plenty of coffee shops to start the day, or get some work done. The after school or work spots feature a good deal of patios. And, you can have fun well into the night at many pubs and live music venues like the iconic Lee’s Palace. Culture lover’s will be well covered by the ROM, the Bata shoe museum and the Royal Conservatory of Music. For wider green space you’ll need to venture a little past Avenue rd, or onto the University campus but there are fitness centres for recreation time and streets remain tree lined. Close to downtown and easy TTC access make this an ideal urban location for many.
The University. Right next to the campus, take advantage of the curriculum and the all of the recreation and supplemental activities. Everyone fits. This area has a diverse population with varied incomes, ages and nationalities. Walking everyday. Treed streets make the daily commute pleasant and the commercial strip is crammed with retail shops and services.The culture. There are museums, music halls and heritage centres. Don’t miss the Hot Docs cinema or the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto. You can also catch live sports at Varsity Stadium.Budget and splurge. There are many retail and restaurant spaces that cater to budget conscious students but this area is Yorkville adjacent and when the big day comes, there are brand name designer shops and upscale events.The Miles Nadal JCC. The Annex is a dream for the fitness enthusiast. But there are also smaller yoga studios and great health food stores. You can also take advantage of fitness and recreation on campus.