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Perched high above the hustle and bustle of Toronto’s entertainment district is an elevated, serene private penthouse sanctuary.

The soaring floor-to-ceiling windows offer unmatched views of Toronto, the iconic CN Tower, and Lake Ontario. Experience luxury living at its finest in this incredible, meticulously crafted home.

The penthouse is the perfect canvas for the visual story of the owners’ life experiences and travels, as carefully selected and imported pieces offer a constellation of high-end finishes throughout the home. No detail was overlooked – even the ceiling paint was specifically chosen to highlight the shimmering blue of Lake Ontario. The modern marble chimney breast and fireplace from Chesneys and specially sourced brass library lights from Hudson Valley Lighting speak to the owners’ eye for detail and passion for quality touches.

From the show-stopping white lacquered bookcases to the designer details punctuating every room, this penthouse is a study in modern grandeur and timeless elegance. The well-appointed kitchen is an entertainer’s dream, featuring top-of-the-line Miele appliances, expansive marble countertops, and sleek cabinetry designed by Angelo Violo. The home was featured in House & Garden, offering personal insights from owners Gary Searle, vice president of Kravet in North America, and his partner Leighton McDonald.

The penthouse invites stylish entertaining with an open-plan living and dining area, as well as a Sonos sound system, wine fridge, and automatic blinds. With charming touches like a wallpaper-covered jib door to the kitchen, the home is equally suited for intimate dinners as well as spirited events. Guests and visitors will marvel at the astonishing year-round views in every room throughout the space.

The south-facing balcony overlooks the CN Tower and a panoramic view of the city, and additional balcony spaces offer views of Lake Ontario. You can simultaneously experience the energy of the city and the relaxation of the lake from these stunning outdoor spaces. The views shift with the time of day and season, offering an ever-changing experience that adjusts throughout the day, from the tranquility of dawn to the glittering nighttime city lights.

The designer primary suite oasis features a spa-inspired ensuite bathroom, two walk-in closets, and extraordinary west views of the city, perfect for relaxation and rejuvenation. The spacious guest suite is ensconced with natural light and tastefully designed with elegant finishes. The space also offers a private home office with a large balcony overlooking spectacular west views.

The prestigious building includes a host of amenities, like a fitness center, indoor pool, concierge service, and more. The Festival Tower is located above the Bell Lightbox Theatre which is the home to Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Residents enjoy their own private theatre room that can accommodate up to 50 seats completed with a bar and lounge area. The TIFF Bell Lightbox, located in Festival Tower, is the year-round home for the festival and features five cinemas, two galleries, and a film reference library.

Step outside the building into the heart of Toronto’s fine dining, shopping, and theater district, and step inside to experience modern luxury in a private haven above it all.


UPH1 – 80 John Street Toronto, ON M5V 3X4 

Offered at: $4,195,000

Offered by: Brayden Irwin, Lome Irwin

Bedrooms: 2+1

Bathrooms: 3

Total Square Footage: 2,765


Photos by: Hagop Anjrkouchian

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