253 Markham Road Condos is a new condo development by Build Toronto Inc., located at 253 Markham Rd, Scarborough, ON. Currently, in its’ planning phase, this mixed-use development is expected to feature two towers (Standing at 9 and 11 storeys each) containing a total of 431 residential units.
The development will feature buildings for retail and residential purposes, and the architects are RAW Design. The plan started initially as the City of Toronto acquired the lands for the expressway of Scarborough, but it has ended up as an opportunity for several new developments. Initial plans by Build Toronto present affordable housing solutions by building a low-rise and mid-rise construction.
The initial plans also include a community park spread across an area of six acres. The condominiums in Scarborough will have ample of amenities in one of the ideal locations in the neighborhood. Residents can easily stroll, socialize, relax, and enjoy, all at the same place. Find out the details about the condo development and its location.
Features and Amenities
The new condo project in Scarborough plans for a couple of mid-rise buildings for condos where one building will be of 9 storeys, and the other one will reach 11 storeys. The development also plans for several townhomes which will be stacked. 253 Markham Road Condos + Towns will feature 64 one-bedroom units along with 20 units with two bedrooms and four exclusive units of three bedrooms, all in the building with nine levels. Another condo building of 11 storeys will feature 91 units with one bedroom and 38 units with two bedrooms. There will be a total of 431 residential units at 253 Markham Road Condos + Towns.
All the units will have individual balconies. These are linked with a shared podium of one level which will majorly be used for outdoor and indoor amenities. These two mid-rise buildings will have a shared car parking of two levels underground for 227 spaces. 253 Markham Road Condos + Towns will have 11 blocks each of 4 storeys which will have stacked townhomes. There will be a total of 214 residential units. Each townhome is planned for two storeys and will feature a couple of bedrooms. The townhomes are designed by RAW Design is such a way that a single unit comprises of the first and second levels, and the other unit comprises third and fourth level.
All the residents of townhomes will have parking space for 216 vehicles in a single level of shared underground parking. Moreover, the dwellings will have patio decks or rooftop patios, which will be located on the ground floor. The architects at RAW Design are amongst the most experienced in the industry. The firm is known for designing some of the most desirable residential developments around Toronto. So, one can expect luxury, modernity, and accessibility to all basic necessities in a single development.
Location and Neighborhood
The condos at 253 Markham Road are located at a location that has several facilities around the corner. Residents will not find the need to travel a distance to cater to their basic daily requirements. The community also includes a program for affordable housing to assist first-time buyers. This major development by Build Toronto brings an excellent opportunity for the investors to invest in a leafy neighborhood which has access to almost everything.
The market value of the neighborhood attracts several investors, families, bachelors, as well as first-time buyers. Moreover, the family-like feel of the neighborhood with a relaxing urban lifestyle is the deal-breaker for quite a few. Markham Road is also close to Toronto and has a walk score of 74, which makes it very walkable. Most of the errands can be covered on foot.
The development of 253 Markham Road Condos + Towns is surrounded by Scarboro Golf and Country Club on the north side. On the south side, there are several low-density neighborhoods with families. There are several restaurants, medical facilities, and schools around the development which will cater to almost every requirement of every resident.
The condo development is just a few steps away from Tim Hortons, Goodlife Fitness, Amherst Veterinary Hospital, Metro, Walmart, and several other stores. There is plenty of open space around the development where kids can enjoy, and families can spend quality time. Nearby parks include Cedargrove Park, South Marine Park, and Bellamy Road Park. Eateries around 253 Markham Road Condos + Towns include Paramount Middle Eastern Kitchen, Gino’s Pizza, Southern Accent Restaurant, Thai Express, Asian Legend, etc.
The location of 253 Markham Road Condos + Towns can cater to every requirement and mood of every type of resident with world-class options nearby.
Accessibility and Highlights
The condo development has a transit score of 72 out of 100, which makes it a convenient location to reach most locations. The bikes core of 253 Markham Road Condos + Towns is 50. The location is just a few minutes away from Eglinton GO Station. There are several TTC Buses such as 86 TTC Bus, 198 TTC Bus, 116 TTC Bus, and 102 TTC Bus to provide the residents easy access to all the major spots around Toronto.
Even the Kennedy Station is within walking distance from the condo development. Residents will not face any difficulties in traveling to any major location around the Greater Toronto Area. Residents with vehicles can also access the Gardiner Expressway.
About the Developer
Build Toronto is the developer of 253 Markham Road Condos + Towns. The development firm is known for its unique approach towards city building. They have developments for mixed-use all around Toronto. Moreover, the firm also combines sustainable designs with its construction.
Build Toronto has developed several projects in ideal locations around Toronto, which provides great transit options along with affordable housing programs. Some of their other new developments include 805 Don Mills Road, 770 Don Mills Road, and Richview Square.