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Though most condo ads feature young couples ready to make the leap into home ownership, Garrison Point is keen to court another segment of homeowners often shut out of the high-rise life.

Yes, it’s possible to raise a family close to Toronto’s core. DiamondcorpCityzen Development Group and Fernbrook Homes have teamed up to bring a kid-friendly condo community to 30 Ordnance St., close to King West, Liberty Village and the waterfront too.

Garrison Point will feature a variety of suites including a number of multi-bedroom floorplans. Smaller families will enjoy the expansive 2.5 bedroom plans in the condo towers while the townhomes come with up to 3.5 bedrooms.

You don’t need a big backyard if you’re looking to set your kids loose on the grass. Keep in mind that Toronto is known as the city within a park – next door to Garrison Point there’s plenty or room to run and play. There are six parks and parkettes surrounding the 516-unit project, from the lakefront Coronation Park to Liberty Village Park, which comes equipped with a children’s playground and public art.

The on-site amenities will also focus on family fun thanks to the new 4.5-acre park, outdoor pool and splash pad. Just how rare are the perks at Garrison Point? How many new constructions can you think of that have a kids’ room for playing or just hanging out?

Daycare and school concerns are always top of mind for parents and, thanks to its central location, there are plenty of education options close by. Niagara Street Public School is a K-6 school just down the street, while the Alexander Muir/Gladstone Ave Junior and Senior Public School offers regular classes from kindergarten to grade 8. It also houses an alternative school, adult ESL day programs, a YMCA child care program and a Parenting and Family Literacy Centre.

There are a number of daycares nearby including the Bonaventure Child Care Centre and the Downtown Kids Academy. There’s even the chance of on-site facilities: Sam Crignano, President of Cityzen, told the Toronto Star that he’s been in touch with GEMS Education, an international K-12 education company. A school and day care in your own condo? It doesn’t get any more convenient than that!

Suites at Garrison Point range is size from 496 to 2,256 square feet.

For more information contact 416 278 8071.

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