The Manderley Condos
Introducing The Manderley, an exciting new development in the Birch Cliff neighbourhood of Scarborough. A boutique mid-rise, The Manderley will combine modern aesthetic with a small-town feel. The neighbourhood of Scarborough’s Birch Cliff is quaint and charming, so developers had to ensure that the new development increased the density in the area, but didn’t overwhelm this small community.
Being developed by Core Development Group, and still in the pre-construction phase, The Manderley will be set along a stretch of Kingston Road going through some exciting changes. Set against the backdrop of Birch Cliff’s verdant parks and ravines, plus a quick trip of Scarborough’s famous bluffs, The Manderley is in one of the GTA’s most unique little pockets. As a result, this development is expected to sell very quickly, as eager investors look to get in early on a trendy new location.
Set within the established Birch Cliff neighbourhood, The Manderley Condos is a proposed 11-storey condominium with retail at grade that combines contemporary design with village charm. Located in the heart of the Birch Cliff Common, the main commercial node for the community, the surrounding area is rich with retail shops, restaurants, parks and ravines with the beach and its endless attractions literally minutes away.
The Manderley Condos Highlight:
- Located at the heart sea of Scarborough
- Close to Scarborough Town Centre
- Close to University of Toronto Scarborough Campus
- Close to Go Train station
- Close to Canadian Tire, Walmart Supercentre, Home Depot, LCBO
- Great lakeview with Terrace
- Close to Toronto Zoo, Scarborough bluff park, Cathedral Bluffs Park,Cudia Park
Kingston Road is steadily stirring, overflowing with quiet potential, surrounded by picturesque natural beauty and a host of nearby amenities – a builder’s dream for those with the vision to see it.
Manderley Condos has a Walk Score of 68 out of 100. Transit score of 63 out of 100.This location is in the Cliffcrest neighborhood in Toronto. Nearby parks include Bluffer’s Park, Scarborough Bluffs Park and Bellamy Road Park.
Top 5 Reasons to Invest in The Manderley Condos
The area around the Scarborough Bluffs is an important new area for development in the GTA. Picturesque and slower in pace, Birch Cliff in particular is a village unto itself amidst the larger city.
With incredible views and breathtaking green spaces like the various parks and ravines in the area, Birch Cliff is the perfect neighbourhood for a number of different demographics. From families looking for a suburban lifestyle to mature couples or professionals looking for a quiet, soothing community to set down roots, just about anyone would find the area hard to resist.
The development itself will be located right in the heart of the community’s commercial centre, at the corner of Kingston Road and Manderley Drive. The Manderley will be minutes away from countless attractions and amenities. Places like the prestigious Hunt Clubs, or the beaches and hiking trails along the Scarborough Bluffs. Take an afternoon strolling by the shores of Lake Ontario, or take a dip in one of the area’s many sandy beaches.
As a result of it’s excellent location, developers have been keen to densify the neighbourhood of Birch Cliff, and bring a new generation of residents to this idyllic area.
In the proposal, Manderly sits eleven storeys, and contains 185 units. Like many condos in development, The Manderley will be a mixed-use building, with the entire ground floor acting as retail and business space. 622 square metres of space at street level will be Restaurants, cafés, and other amenities to greet residents as they step out their front door every morning.
The developer has indicated a warm, contemporary design with it’s early renders. Earth tones, and calming natural materials and design will make the Manderley a calming place to return to after a long day. In addition, this project will focus on large windows, a step-back design that reduces the imposition on the street below, and bright, open terrace designs to maximize resident’s access to light, and to stellar views of the gorgeous bluffs nearby.
While the building is still in the planning phase, we know that the building will have 185 units broken up into a wide variety of configurations. 15 Bachelor units will complement an array of 73 one-bedroom units, 85 two-bedrooms, 12 larger three bedroom units as well as a number of townhouses on the street level.
In addition, residents will be able to have access to 193 parking spots in an underground parking garage.
Scarborough is directly connected to the rest of Toronto by the world-class TTC transit system. Along with extensive bus line grids, Scarborough is at the eastern terminus of Line 2 Bloor-Danforth, with stations Victoria Park, Warden, and Kennedy. Further, Line 3 Scarborough continues on throughout the borough, running north and east towards Scarborough City Centre. Metrolinx, the Ontario-owned parent company of the TTC, plans to extend this line within the next decade, and a new Light Rail Transit line is currently in construction, with plans for connections to Kennedy Station.
Commuters looking for other options will be pleased to know that like most other communities within the GTA, Scarborough is well-connected by the GO Transit lines as well as York Region Transit.
Scarborough is so closely connected to Downtown Toronto that it shares many of the same major streets – recognized names like Eglinton, St. Clair, and the Danforth all cross within the borough, providing intimate links to many of downtown’s smaller communities.
Travellers and explorers have a simple escape from the big-city in the form of the Highway 401, Canada’s largest highway, which cuts right through the centre of Scarborough. Drives out to Kingston, up north to Barrie and the Muskokas as well as travel around the Golden Horseshoe, and down into Niagara are all simple trips.
Core Development Group specializes in unique urban projects and is based in Toronto. With a strong family connection to the real-estate business, Core benefits from it’s CEO Corey Hawtin having been surrounded by the real estate industry his entire life.
Though they have relied on a great deal of experience in the field, this doesn’t mean they are an “old-school” developer. Core is famous for their energy and for their ability to push the boundaries of each and every project, injecting youthful energy and vision into the communities they develop.
Core Development works with the most accomplished leaders in the industry. A wide portfolio of projects and partners allows Core to be dynamic in it’s execution of a projects. Having worked with groups like RAW Design, an award-winning architecture and design studio, Core has been able to adhere to five basic tenets throughout it’s many years in real estate. Those tenets are: direct deals, thinking differently, working in an open process, orient around the investors’ needs, and provide full service support.
With each project, Core is intent on delivering property acquisition, due diligence, financing, development management, construction, and project monitoring.
With every project, Core makes sure to develop not for today, but for the future, and uses cutting-edge design, and materials to bring about a higher-standard of functionality and livability. In the coming years, keep an eye on Core, as they continue to make a name for themselves in the GTA real estate scene.
Scarborough is a dynamic area, with a wide array of communities and investment opportunities. Most of the recent development has occurred near the Scarborough Town Centre, as this area becomes more and more connected with the rest of the GTA through it’s dedicated TTC line and other infrastructure projects.
As a result, the entire area has sprung up with new developments, condominiums and master-planned communities. When you combine that with the area’s natural greenspaces, it’s parks, beaches, and ravines, and Scarborough becomes an increasingly attractive area for investors.
The average selling price for pre-construction condos in Scarborough sits affordably within the low $300K range, and new listings maintain a $523 price per square foot. Considered one of the best neighbourhoods in the city for price appreciation, homes in Scarborough are a solid investment.
- DEVELOPER: Core Development Group
- ARCHITECT: Studio JCI
- UNITS: 185
- ESTIMATED COMPLETION: TBA