488 University Ave Unit 2710 – 2 Beds, 2 Baths + Den – SOLD

Overview: 488 University Ave Unit 2710 is a 2-bedroom, 2-bath condo with a modern kitchen and den. Residents enjoy upscale amenities, parking and a convenient Grange Park location.

Building Name: The Residences of 488 University Avenue

Address: 488 University Ave #2710, Toronto, ON M5G 0C1

Neighbourhood: Grange Park

Developer: Amexon

Architect: Core Architects

Interior Designer: IV DESIGN

Property Manager: Duka Property Management

Year Built: 2019

Storeys: 55

Units: 453

Parking: Underground (1 space)

Locker: N/A

Size: 1,075 sq. ft. interior + 165 sq. ft. balcony

Rooms: 2 bedrooms + den – 2 Bathrooms 

Sold Price: $1,458,000

Agent: Wins Lai, Living Realty Inc., Brokerage

The Residences of 488 University Avenue – Building Details

Shiny blue glass and steel exterior of 488 University Avenue condo.

488 University is 55-storeys of glittering glass, shimmering steel and cool contours.

Winner of 4 International Property Awards (including Best Architecture), the condo is a marvel of mixed-use design.

For example, its 3-storey podium is home to retailers and restaurants, followed by 18-floors of office space, and capped off with 37-levels of residential living.

488 University Ave indoor swimming pool with view of CN Tower through windows.

There’s also 30,000 sq. ft. of amenity space, like this incredible indoor pool with CN Tower views.

But what makes the condo truly special is its Grange Park location.

Residents are steps away from essentials such as hospitals and universities, conveniences such as shops and restaurants, and perks such as parks and cafes.

488 University Ave Unit 2710 – The Space

488 University Ave Unit 2710 living room, dining room and kitchen view.

It’s easy to see why 488 University won an award for Best Interior Design.

Meticulously crafted by IV DESIGN, the condo consists of 2-bedrooms, 2-bathrooms, a sleek kitchen, open-concept living and dining areas, and a den.

Condo living room with large, circular light-fixture.

Aiming for elegance, the living room contains a single yet eye-catching light fixture.

Not that you’ll need to use it often, since floor-to-ceiling windows supply abundant sunlight year-round.

View of Toronto skyline from condo living room windows.

Besides sunshine, the windows also offer unobstructed views of downtown Toronto.

The wall-to-wall windows, along with a giant pillar, infuse Unit 2710 with loft-like elements.

View of downtown Toronto from large windows of 488 University Ave Unit 2710.

With a view like this, it might be tempting to not have any furniture at all.

To offset the rugged concrete column, Unit 2710 employs more refined materials, such as hardwood floors.

488 University Ave Unit 2710 – Kitchen

Simple kitchen design – 488 University Ave Unit 2710.

Unit 2710’s kitchen employs clean lines and simple colours.

But don’t let its simplicity fool you.

The kitchen is replete with high-end features and finishes, including marble counters, glossy cabinets and pot lights.

Condo kitchen with under-cabinet lights, tiled back-splash and several cabinets and drawers.

A closer look reveals under-cabinet lighting, a mosaic back-splash and plentiful storage.

Floor-to-ceiling windows also provide ample illumination during the day.

View of Toronto and CN Tower from 488 University Ave Unit 2710 kitchen windows.

Cooking is far less tedious when you have views like this.

The kitchen’s most attractive feature is the marble island.

Marble kitchen island with protruding countertop.

An overhanging counter offers room for chairs, transforming the island into a space for casual meals.

Unit 2710 comes with the following appliances:

  • Fully-integrated Liebherr fridge and dishwasher
  • Stainless-steel stove and microwave
  • Built-in electric ceran cook top and range hood
  • Stacked washer and dryer

488 University Ave Unit 2710 – Primary Bedroom & Bath

Spacious, well-lit primary bedroom – 488 University Ave Unit 2710.

Unit 2710’s primary bedroom is bright, beautiful, spacious and practical.

For instance, it boasts hardwood floors, wall-to-wall windows, and a walk-in closet.

Walk-in closet with built-in shelves.

The capacious closet has built-in shelves and drawers to better organize your belongings.

The 10.6 by 11.0 sq. ft. bedroom also features a sliding door for easier entries and exits.

Condo bedroom with large windows.

Unit 2710’s bedroom is awash in natural light pouring in from the unbroken wall of windows.

The windows also provide some epic views of Toronto.

View of Toronto's Art Gallery of Ontario, OCAD University and Lake Ontario from condo bedroom.

Notable sights include the Art Gallery of Ontario, OCAD University and Lake Ontario.

The primary bedroom also contains a massive 5-piece ensuite bath.

Ensuite bath with stone floors, marble counters and wood cabinets – 488 University Ave Unit 2710.

This stunning ensuite is decked out in stone floors, marble counters and wooden cabinets.

Besides high-end finishes, the bathroom incorporates practical elements such as soft-close drawers, pot lights, a broad mirror, and a freestanding soaker tub.

Condo bathroom with freestanding soaker tub and frameless glass shower with stone tiles.

With both a soaker tub and a walk-in shower, this bathroom combines the recreational and functional.

The frameless glass shower is encased in stone tiles and outfitted with a rain shower and 3 body sprays.

488 University Ave Unit 2710 – Second Bedroom & Bath

View of CN Tower from 488 University Ave Unit 2710 bedroom windows.

Occupants enjoy tons of natural light and postcard views of the CN Tower.

At 9.0 by 12.0 sq. ft., the secondary bedroom is slightly smaller than the primary but has many of the same advantages, including hardwood floors, LED lights, and a large closet.

Condo bedroom with double-door closet.

A double-door closet provides ample storage space.

And as you can see in the photo above, Unit 2710’s second bathroom is located just across the hall.

488 University Ave Unit 2710 condo bathroom with gleaming white tiles.

This 4-piece bath is polished to perfection.

In addition to its breathtaking beauty, the bathroom boasts ceramic floors, snow-white counters, extra-wide drawers, a long mirror, LED lighting, and a soaker tub with detachable faucet.

488 University Ave Unit 2710 – Den

3D render of den with office furniture and bookshelf – 488 University Ave Unit 2710.

This 3D render shows Unit 2710’s den being used as a home office.

Storeys.com explains the benefits of having a den:

Buyers envision using [their den] for a second tenant or roommate, a place for friends and family to stay, as a nursery, and as we all know, a room to have a home office…

Empty condo den.

In short, Unit 2710’s den is a highly flexible space that can be adapted to your needs.

With hardwood floors and LED lights, it can serve as a 3rd bedroom, a room for remote learning, a storage area, or an entertainment centre.

488 University Ave Unit 2710 – Balcony

488 University Ave Unit 2710 balcony with view of Toronto skyline.

Unit 2710’s balcony lets you escape the city without actually leaving it.

At an enormous 165 sq. ft., the balcony has more than enough room for a sofa, chairs, tables, plants and other decor.

Balcony with glass panels and opaque divider.

Clear glass panels expand the view, while an opaque divider ensures privacy.

Needless to say, the views are simply spectacular.

View of Toronto and the GTA from condo balcony.

Being a corner unit, the entire right side offers open and endless vistas.

The prospect directly ahead isn’t bad either.

View of CN Tower, OCAD and other buildings from 488 University Ave Unit 2710.

The CN Tower is clearly visible, along with OCAD University and other amazing architecture.

Residents can also see far into the suburbs and beyond.

Aerial view of Toronto and suburbs from condo balcony.

Open skies, unending roads, lush trees and even a lake—the view doesn’t get better than this.

But it does…

Brightly lit downtown Toronto at night.

Once the sun sets, the soft blues of day are replaced by the cool colours of night.

In fact, the same landscape takes on a totally different look and feel.

View of CN Tower glowing red from 488 University Ave Unit 2710 balcony.

The CN Tower now radiates red while the surrounding buildings sparkle with countless lights.

Floor Plans and Measurements

488 University Ave Unit 2710 Floor Plans

Floor Plans

488 University Ave Unit 2710 Measurements

Measurements

The Residences of 488 University Avenue – Amenities

Gym with exercise bikes, balls, yoga mats and weights.

Residents have access to 30,000 sq. ft. of perks, including a fully-furnished gym.

Amenities include:

  • 24-hr concierge and security
  • Fitness centre and squash court
  • Yoga, Spin and Pilates studios
  • Sauna, spa and steam room
  • Indoor and outdoor saltwater pools
  • Theatre, library and billiards room
  • Party room and conference centre
  • Rooftop garden, sun deck and sky lounge
  • Restaurant, bar and caterer’s kitchen
  • Valet parking, bike storage, guest suites and more

About Grange Park

View of Grange Park, Toronto from balcony of 488 University Ave Unit 2710.

488 University’s location blends natural greenery with urban accessibility.

The neighbourhood takes its name from Grange Park, which recently underwent a $12.5 million renovation.

According to City News, the new park includes:

…sculpture, fountains, a state-of-the-art playground with a splash pad and, of course, lots of green space.

Kids playing on colourful playground equipment at Grange Park.

Kids will love the artfully designed equipment (wyliepoon, Flickr).

The neighbourhood is also a hub of arts and culture.

Neighbourhood Guide reports:

The Art Gallery of Ontario, Ontario Crafts Council, and Ontario College of Art, are all located in Grange Park.

Exterior of Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts at night.

Unit 2710 residents are also minutes from Roy Thompson Hall and The Four Seasons Centre (Alf Whitehead).

Another advantage of living in Grange Park is access to world-class education.

For example, the University of Toronto, Ontario College of Art and Design and Toronto Metropolitan University are all within walking distance.

Gothic exterior of the University of Toronto's St. George Campus.

Uof T, the #1 university in Canada, is only 11-minutes away! (cmh2315fl, Flickr)

Nicknamed Hospital Row, University Ave contains the best healthcare facilities in all of Canada.

The most prestigious among these are Toronto General, Mount Sinai, The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, and The Hospital for Sick Kids.

Glass exterior of Toronto General Hospital.

Toronto General—a mere 6-minutes away—ranks as the #4 hospital in the world! (Ken Lund, Flickr)

Grange Park is also packed with malls, all of which are within walking distance of 488 University.

These include the Eaton Centre (7-minutes), Atrium (8-minutes), Aura (12-minutes) and Dragon City Mall (12-minutes).

Shops and people in Eaton Centre, Toronto.

The Eaton Centre has everything you need, from food and fashion to electronics (Travis Wise).

Other Location Highlights:

The WOW Factor

488 University Ave Unit 2710 kitchen, living room and dining room.

488 University Ave Unit 2710 is the perfect condo for so many reasons.

The 2-bedroom, 2-bath unit is bright, spacious and modern, with open-concept living and dining areas, and a contemporary kitchen.

It also has a versatile den that can adapt to your needs, whether it’s a home office, nursery, guest suite, entertainment centre, or third bedroom.

Condo balcony with view of Toronto skyline at night.

Plus, the balcony offers one heck of a view.

The condo also boasts a long list of luxury amenities, and one of the city’s most desirable locations.

Grange Park is home to Toronto’s greatest malls, cafes, restaurants, parks and cultural venues.

And if that’s not enough, Canada’s best hospital and university are both within walking distance!

Want to know more about 488 University Ave Unit 2710? Take the Virtual Tour or contact me below for details.

 

Wins Lai
Real Estate Broker
Living Realty Inc., Brokerage

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