If townhomes really are becoming the new single-detached homes, as Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. told New Home & Condo Guide recently, GTA new-home buyers have a number of good options to choose from. From Pickering to Oakville, freehold to condo ownership, here’s a selection of eight townhome communities worth a look.
Main Street Seaton
Builder: Averton Homes
Starting price: High $200’s
The deets: Main Street Seaton offers homebuyers a collection of heritage-inspired brownstone townhomes in central Pickering. Priced from the high $200’s and ranging in size from 788 to 1,418 sq. ft., this new master-planned community comprises Urban Towns (contemporary stacked towns), Garden Towns (traditional, classic towns) and Coach Towns (back-to-back townhomes). Main Street Seaton will be opening its doors with an exclusive VIP Sales Event in April.
Builder: Branthaven Homes & Minto Communities
Starting price: Low $400’s
The deets: More than 450 units – a mix of modern, west-coast contemporary and more traditional designs – are available in phase one at Oakvillage. Located on the northeast corner of Trafalgar Road and Dundas Street East, this master-planned community features freehold and condominium townhomes starting in the low $400s, with floorplans ranging from 1,190 to 2,175 sq. ft.. Set on 300 km of woodland trails, Oakvillage is close to schools, shopping, rapid transit and three highways.
Builder: Decade Homes
Starting price: Low $300’s
The deets: Yorkdale Village, located on Wilson Avenue near Dufferin Street, offers gives GTA homebuyers an opportunity to own a well-priced one- or two-storey townhome in a prime location near Yorkdale Mall. Townhomes are offered in one-bedroom plus den, two-bedroom and two-bedroom plus den configurations. With townhomes priced from the low $300’s, homebuyers may need to act quickly to own at this highly desirable location.
Builder: Fieldgate Homes
Starting price: Mid $300’s
The deets: Located in the popular King and Bathurst area, this boutique-style condo will soon begin construction, following a “demolition party” and groundbreaking on March 26. 90 Niagara is a modern and intimate five-storey building comprising 45 residences, including condominium suites and urban towns, ranging from 560 to 1,030 sq. ft. and priced from the mid-$300’s. Occupancy is scheduled for summer 2016.
Builder: Mattamy Homes
Starting price: $500’s
The deets: A range of newly designed two-storey freehold townhomes is about to be released at The Preserve. Each promises to feature the most recent evolution of Mattamy’s continuous focus on modern design, reflecting the style and sensibilities of discriminating buyers. Prices start from the $500’s.
Builder: Primont Homes
Starting price: $339,900
The deets: Newtowns is a collection of urban townhomes at Mount Pleasant surrounded by transit, schools, shops, dining, parks and greenspace, and steps from Mount Pleasant Village, an integrated and diverse community hub. The walkable, streetscaped Village is home to schools, shops, dining, cafes, recreation, libraries and more. Newtowns offer spacious three-bedroom designs, featuring a private garage.
Builder: Rosehaven Homes
Starting price: $430’s
The deets: Urban Towndominiums are coming to the Neighbourhoods of Mount Pleasant in Brampton, located at Mississauga Road and Sandalwood Parkway. Purchasers will see stylish, contemporary architecture within a nature-inspired setting, consisting of a collection of 124 spacious two- and three-bedroom, fully-contained single-level and two-storey units. Six designs range from 893 to more than 1,200 sq. ft., and are priced from the $430’s.
Builder: Senator Homes
Starting price: $700’s
City: Richmond Hill
The deets: Located off Bathurst Street just south of Rutherford Road, 9130 Bathurst is a new community of townhomes backing onto the Thornhill Woods Valleylands. These contemporary townhome designs on landscaped and professionally maintained crescents are priced from the $700’s. A number of public and Catholic elementary and secondary schools can be found just minutes away, and the Rutherford Marketplace offers a great selection of shops and services.