Bordered by King Street West to the north, the Gardiner Expressway to the south, Dufferin Street to the west, and Strachan Avenue to the east, Liberty Village is a well-thought-out planned community that is becoming increasingly sought-after thanks to its eclectic mix of residences, retail shops, art galleries, and business opportunities.
Liberty Village is the epitome of an urban oasis that attracts millennials and young professionals who seek a trendy neighbourhood to play in that's close to home.
The residences of Liberty Village are predominantly condominium units, lofts, and townhouses that line the streets of the neighbourhood, especially along King Street West. Units are housed within brand new sophisticated and modern buildings, as well as recently restored industrial buildings that still offer a few nostalgic features - such as exposed brick -mixed in with more up-to-date features like concrete flooring.
Residents can enjoy soaring ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, and plenty of glass inside and outside the buildings to give the residences a striking look.
The average unit in Liberty Village runs anywhere within the range of $350,000 to $700,000, with some larger, more prestigious units running much higher.
AVERAGE HOME PRICES
|Average Sale Price||$318,033||$321,876||$395,849|
|Number of Sales||411||580||527|
|# Days on Market||38||31||15|
Lifestyle and Recreation
Liberty Village is considered to be "Very Walkable" according to walking scores, giving locals easy access to just about every daily amenity required without having to rely on vehicular transportation. The community has become a desirable destination for those looking for a great place to live, play, and work in the same neighbourhood, especially professionals in the technology, design, and media niches.
Trendy boutiques, furniture shops, eateries, art galleries, and bars are in abundance in Liberty Village, providing residents and visitors with plenty to choose from to occupy their time. The city's Entertainment District is within a short distance as well, as is the Rogers Centre and Air Canada Centre. Residents also have supermarkets, fitness studios, dry cleaners, pet stores, financial institutions, and many other spots to fulfil their daily needs.
For the outdoorsy type, Toronto's waterfront is within a short distance, offering locals the opportunity to walk, jog, inline skate, and cycle to their heart's desire along the waterfront trail.
For residents who have school-aged children, Liberty Village offers a number of educational facilities for parents to choose from, including Niagara Street Junior Public School, Holy Family Elementary School, Senhor Santo Cristo Elementary School, and Parkdale Collegiate Institute.
As previously mentioned, Liberty Village is the ideal neighbourhood for those who appreciate the ability to walk to just about everything required. In addition to being boasting a high walkability score, Liberty Village also offers easy commuting via public transit with streetcar lines along Queen Street and King Street. GO Transit is also easily accessible via the Exhibition Station within walking distance.
Commuters who wish to get in and out of the city can quickly access Lakeshore Boulevard and the Gardiner Expressway within minutes.
Parks & Recreation
*Neighbourhood Information courtesy of HoodQ