Older apartments can be found here as well condos; the district has a high population where many new Canadians have made their home. North St James Town homes are mostly condos, as few private homes for sale can be found. New condo developments that are planned for the area, will be mixed in with older million-dollar properties from times past.
With buildings from the 60s prevalent, the area is defined by Bloor to the north, Wellesley Street East to the south, Parliament to the east and Jarvis to the west.
Homes and Amenities
New condos are planned near Bloor, Sherbourne and Linden Streets. Numerous amenities for condos available now include loft style homes with exposed concrete ceilings, unobstructed views, floor to ceiling windows, balconies with city and lake views and interior 9 foot ceilings. Parking spaces are included for this urban area. Bright and spacious homes are typical of the apartment homes available.
A popular restaurant in the neighbourhood is Gabby's. Steak lovers will appreciate The Keg Mansion which is located in an historic building dating from 1867. West Indian and Sri Lankan restaurants can be found, and a popular one is Mr. Jerk, simple in appearance, known for good West Indian eats.
Among the schools in the area are Rose Avenue Junior Public School, Toronto New School, a private school, and the Catholic college, Msgr. Fraser College, Toronto.
Things to Do
For book lovers, The St. James Town Library holds hours of reading as well the borrowing of books.
The Distillery District is within walking distance, as is the St. Lawrence Market for the best in a Farmers Market.
North St James Town homes are located in a diverse and exciting neighbourhood that is growing and will change with the addition of more exciting condo choices.