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Toronto Ontario M5B 2R2 Canada

Listing # 140765

Rates From CAD 1780 Monthly
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Last Updated: Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Amazing neighbourhood, 1bd/1bth with balcony

Come live in one of the most unique spaces in Toronto. A heritage building, the Merchandise lofts was built in 1916 and was used originally as a Simpson’s department store warehouse.

Common Spaces:
With the origins are historic, the modern upgrades make it comfortable to live in. The Lofts boast open areas to enjoy and relax, an elevator to get to you unit, and energy efficient windows to help with the carbon footprint.
A concierge is available for your convenience. The main floor hosts a gym with a sauna, exercise and yoga room, indoor half basketball court and a games room. On the rooftop, there is a garden and deck, barbecue, dog space, party and meeting room and pool. Although not connected with this unit, underground parking can be rented if you need.

The Unit:
The unit is a cosy one bedroom, one bathroom space with 13’ ceilings. With air conditioning, a dishwasher and laundry, the space is very comfortable indeed. The open concept living dining area has hardwood floors and overhead exposed ductwork. This is one of a few units in the building that has large patio doors leading to a balcony that opens onto an inner atrium. French doors lead to a bedroom who’s unique design allows for a large walk in closet. A bathroom with a separate shower completes the space.

The Neighbourhood
The Merchandise Lofts is located next door to Ryerson University in the City Centre neighbourhood. Residents benefit from the Metro grocery store directly below the loft. Another great shopping option is the massive Loblaws at College and Yonge.

The building is surrounded by green spaces to explore, from Allen Gardens to Ryerson Community Park to St. James Park, and more.
The Eaton Centre, the Village and so many spaces on Dundas, Queen and Yonge Street where bars, restaurants, and independent shops are waiting to be explored.

Streetcars along Dundas and Queen Streets are great east-west options for those relying on public transit to get around. Dundas Station subway station is a few minutes walk to head north or south. Union station is three stops away, allowing for Via trains, Go busses and the UP to Pearson International Airport. For residents on two wheels, bike lanes also line Jarvis and Gerrard Streets for travel in all four directions.


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices
Surface Size
600 Sq. Feet
Suited for
2 people
Property Type
Apartment or Condo


Available from Tuesday, September 15, 2020 onward
Minimum Stay
1 month(s)
Flexible With Dates

*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City Toronto
Postal Code - State or Province M5B 2R2 ON
Country Canada
Neighborhood Keywords city centre
Closest University Ryerson University
University nearby University of Toronto

Rental Price:

CAD 1780 Monthly
Rental Fee Comments
Can be furnished for an additional amount.
Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


  • Near Shops
  • Walk To Campus
  • Urban Environment
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Available for Long Term
  • Unfurnished
  • Available for Short Term


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Security System or Doorman
  • Pool
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Gym
  • Other:


Kid Friendly
Small Children Safe
Smoke Free
Pets Welcome

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