By Condo Culture
Rainy days may have a soothing effect on some, but for others, it's a one-way ticket to snoozeville. Lucky for you, the long weekend is just around the corner, and we have the perfect antidote to cure any case of the rainy-week blues. Get ready to shake off that slumber and put on your best walking shoes because we've compiled a list of our favourite listings to check out under $550,000 in the Kitchener-Waterloo cores. Whether you're on the hunt for your first home or are looking to convert to urban life, we've got you covered. So…….let’s go!
Want to wake up every morning to a stunning view of the city? Look no further than this spacious 1 bedroom suite with huge windows overlooking the Bauer District at Circa 1877. With 630 sq ft of open-concept living space and a 137 sq ft balcony, there's plenty of room to stretch out and enjoy the view. Get ready to whip up your next culinary masterpiece in the beautiful two tone kitchen with island and white quartz countertops while admiring your new digs. Working from home or just kicking back with a show on Netflix? Say goodbye to sluggish internet. This building features Bell Internet with 1Gig up and down, fibre to each unit in the building and unlimited data.
And if you're looking for stunning amenities, you better sit down for this one. For those of you who don’t yet know, Circa 1877 features some of the most compelling amenities in the area and is bar-none the most amenity rich building in Waterloo. The communal terrace here is a jaw-dropping 5,000 square feet with a gorgeous pool, cabanas, fire tables and a dreamy outdoor kitchen. And if the weather doesn't cooperate, you can always head indoors to one of the most beautiful in-building lounges we’ve seen. There’s also a dedicated co-working lounge for those WFH days.
Moving across the street, welcome to Red Condominiums. This building is located right across from the Bauer Marketplace and a very short walk to Uptown Waterloo, where the vibe is almost as cool as your new sub-penthouse unit. This spacious 1 bedroom + den gem boasts a huge 958 square feet of interior space. With one bedroom plus a spacious den, you're able to sprawl out in style.
Need convenience? Don't worry, this condo has two full bathrooms, including it’s own ensuite. The upgraded kitchen features granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and breakfast bar with seating for four. Warm engineered flooring in the kitchen flows to your living where you can soak up the natural light coming in from the oversized windows. The primary bedroom has double closets, because one is never enough. The large den is tucked away from the rest of the unit making it perfect for guests or work from home life, without having to compromise on the rest of your living space. This unit also comes with an underground parking spot but in this location with such close proximity to Uptown and Bauer, the north and southbound LRT station right out front, and the beautifully walkable Mary Allen Neighbourhood at your doorstep, we’re not sure you’re going to be using your car much anyways.
Looking for a home that combines the best of luxury, amenities and one of the areas most anticipated up-and coming locations? Look no further than this brand new 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom oasis on the 28th floor at Station Park! This stunning space boasts an open concept floor plan and an abundance of natural light thanks to the expansive windows only possible with a corner unit. 1 Bedroom corner units are becoming rare and with $17,000 in upgrades, this suite has all the bells and whistles you've been dreaming of, including an entertainment package and gourmet kitchen with soft close doors and extended height cabinetry.
But it's not just the interior that will have you swooning. Station Park is a one-of-a-kind development located adjacent to the Innovation District in Downtown Kitchener, right across from Google’s Kitchener office campus, future Transit Hub with Go Service to Downtown Toronto and north and southbound LRT lines. This development has one of the most extensive amenity programs of any project in the area. From a spin studio, swim spas, bowling lanes, fitness centre and outdoor barbeques and terrace space to the planned outdoor winter skating loop, dog park, movie theatre, kids indoor play centre, running track, stargazing hot tubs, fire pits, yoga deck, shops, restaurants, on-site grocery store and more, this community is only going to keep getting better!
If you have questions about any of the above units or would like to book an in-person tour of the suites for yourself, give us a shout, reach out to us online or connect via our social anytime!
Happy Easter everyone.