6 Reasons to Live in King West Village
One of the most sought after residential locations in Toronto.
Often compared to the SoHo neighbourhood in New York City, King West Village attracts young urban professionals, both singles and couples, for its close proximity to downtown offices, and the entertainment district. 629 King Street West is conveniently located in the heart of downtown, providing you with an unmatched proximity to the best King West Village has to offer.
We’ve narrowed down some of the amazing reasons to live in King West, to help you get started on your exciting adventure in the downtown core.
There’s truly no shortage of choices when it comes to dining out in King West. Whether it be Asian, European, or Latin cuisine, you can choose from a world of flavours! Head up to Lavelle on the rooftop of 627 King St W, and you’ll find modern French eatery, bars, and a massive pool 16 stories above the city. If you feel like sitting down with your friends over sausages, fries, and beers in German beer hall style, you can hit up WVRST located near King Street West and Portland Street. Craving Italian-style roasted pork sandwich? Head on over to Porchetta & Co. just a couple of doors down from WVRST. Spice Route offers a menu of Indo-Chinese small plates and signature alcoholic teas. Enjoy picking from the many amazing restaurants in King West!
Sometimes tasty food isn’t enough for the occasion. If you like music performances to accompany your dish, or you simply want to catch a memorable concert on any given night, there are many venues you can choose from, just minutes away from King West. For nightly live music, you can check out The Cameron House, Velvet Underground, Horseshoe Tavern, and Adelaide Hall. There is also Roy Thomson Hall, Glenn Gould Studio, and Harbourfront Centre for concerts.
Health & Fitness
Living and working in the middle of the city’s concrete jungle is as exciting as it sounds, especially when you can find plenty of green spaces and fitness centres in the area. Saint Andrew’s Playground, at Adelaide Street West and Brant Street, has a kid’s playground and an off-leash dog area where you can take a quick walk during your lunch break and socialize with people in the park. If you’re looking for a slightly larger park equipped with more open space, off-leash area, basketball court, and two tennis courts, head south on Portland St. You’ll find everything you’re looking for, plus a small outdoor pool and a playground. Aside from green spaces, there are plenty of martial arts studios, pilates classes, yoga studios, and spin classes that will help you stay fit in the downtown core!
Over the past few years, Toronto has become one of the most exciting cities to be a sports fan! Whether it be the Jays, Leafs, Raptors or TFC you are cheering for, you can catch their games respectively at the Rogers Centre, The Air Canada Centre, and BMO Field.
You can satisfy your need for fun in many ways in King West, with its close proximity to a number of exciting nightclubs. Check out Uniun Nightclub, Cake Nightclub, Orchid Nightclub, Cube, Wildflower, Bloke, and more for your night time entertainment.
Easily get to your destination in the city with many transit options to choose from. From streetcars and subway lines to Go Transit, you will not run out of transit options in King West!