220 Burnhamhorpe Rd W Mississauga
CityGate II condo is a highrise condominium complex located at 220 Burnhamthorpe Rd W in Mississauga. This was the second tower in the Mississauga Square One area to be sold, built and registered by Toronto developer Davies-Smith.
This east tower of the CityGate development was completed by Davies-Smith in 2006, and it followed the successful completion of the initial west tower named CityGate I. City Gate II was eventually followed by a third tower named Solstice at 225 Webb Drive, and finally the fourth and final tower Onyx at 223 Webb Drive.
220 Burnhamthorpe Rd W. was designed by Roland Rom Colthoff of Quadrangle Architects, and when it first came on the market, it was honored with several industry awards for excellent design.
CityGate II condominium continues with the distinctive angled shape of the first tower – with a very attractive green coloured cladding. It is situated on the north east corner of a city block that it shares with the other three Davies-Smith towers.
The massive Square One Shopping Centre, Ontario’s largest mall, lies immediately to the north, across Burnhamthorpe Rd.
This second CityGate condo consists of a single 35 storey high rise tower that is surrounded by a 5 storey podium that is connected with the first tower’s podium. CityGate II tower’s municipal address is 220 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W. Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5B 4N4
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Square One Attractions
This condo is part of the recent boom of luxury highrise condo towers that were built in the centre core area of Mississauga that surrounds Square One Shopping Centre.
Being located in such a central location, residents here are very close to all that the Square One area has to offer.
Square One Mall, with its 360 stores, restaurants, bars, and services, is about a 5 minute walk away, with two entrances to anchor stores in the mall (Holt Renfrew) (the Bay) being closest.
In addtion to the mall, Mississauga Celebration Square with its full slate of community events, fountains in summer, and skating rink in winter, is literally across the street.
Other Mississauga City Centre attractions include:
- Mississauga City Hall,
- the central YMCA
- the Mississauga Hazel McCallion Central Library
- the Art Gallery of Mississauga
- Sheridan College Mississauga campus
- the Mississauga MiWay Transit and GO bus terminal
- Cineplex Cinemas Mississauga complex
For commuters and families, CityGate II is also within walking distance of the Cooksville GO station. There is also nearby access to Ontario Highway 403, as well as a short drive south to the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) highway.
220 Burnhamthorpe Road W has excellent walk, transit, and bike scores.
Square One Schools
There are multiple public and Catholic elementary schools in the area, including the new Elm Drive Public School.
High schools are represented by Father Michael Goetz Secondary School (Catholic), and T.L. Kennedy Secondary School (public).
The University of Toronto Mississauga campus is reachable via a direct 25 minute MiWay bus ride.
Grocery Stores near Square One
The Square One area is served by a good selection of regular and specialty grocery stores:
- Whole Foods Market located on the north side of the mall
- the full grocery located in Walmart at Square One
- Metro supermarket at nearby 1585 Mississauga Valley Blvd.
- Wholesale Club supermarket located at 325 Central Pkwy W.
- Food Basics located at Burnhamthorpe Rd E and Central Parkway
- T&T asian supermarket at 715 Central Pkway W
- Yuan Ming asian supermarket at 1000 Burnhamthorpe Rd W.
- Mr. India Grocers at 3950 Grand Park Dr.
In addition to all these options, there is also a 24 hour food market located next door at Solstice condo.
Additional retail and offices are also located next door at Solstice, as well as in the podium of CityGate II itself.
220 Burnhamthorpe Rd W Amenities
The condos at 220 Burnhamthorpe Rd W share an abundance of amenities with their sister building next door at 3939 Duke of York Blvd.
As with most of the condos built during the recent boom, the builders of these two towers have gone to great lengths to provide residents with a wide array of topnotch amenities. City Gate II features the following:
- BBQ Permitted
- Guest Suites
- Indoor Pool
- Meeting Room
- Parking Garage
- Party Room
- Security Guard
- Security System
- Visitor Parking
Parks and Recreation
The condos at 220 Burnhamthorpe Rd W. also features close access to several nearby city parks.
One of the best is Kariya Park, which was originally given to the City of Mississauga by the City of Kariya, Japan.
This excellent city park, with its tranquil Japanese gardens, pond, wooden bridges, and pagoda-style structure, is situated only a couple of minutes walk away. Kariya Park is extremely popular for wedding pictures, especially during Cherry Blossom time in the spirng.
In addition to Kariya Park, there is nearby Mississauga Valley Park, which is about a 10 minute walk away. It has baseball & soccer fields, extensive BBQ areas, forested creek with plenty of wildfowl, and water splash pads for children.
There is also major parkland facilities and public tennis courts at nearby Zonta Meadows Park, as well as a new Community Park in the area directly to the west of Square One.
On the north side of CityGate II there is a winding pathway that parallels Burnhamthorpe Rd. W., that is nicely landscaped, and it is a popular area for dogwalkers and nature lovers. Along this path, you will find benches, artwork, and elaborate landscaping.
Within the condo itself, individual units have open balconies, many with excellent views of the other towers of downtown Mississauga, plus views of downtown Toronto and the CN Tower, and even across Lake Ontario.
There is a mixture of apartment types, ranging from bachelor studios to 2 bedroom plus dens, as well as a good selection of 2 storey lofts on the north face of the building.
220 Burnhamthorpe Rd W Details
Address: 220 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W., Mississauga ON L5B 4N4
Year of Completion: 2006
Status: built and registered
Architect: Quadrangle Architects Ltd.
Type: apartment condominiums + lofts
Number of buildings: 1 highrise
Number of Units: 342
Building Height: 114 metres, or 374ft
Amenities: 24 hour concierge, party room, indoor pool, whirlpool, theatre, rooftop terrace with BBQ area, workout room, visitor parking, car wash bay
Maintenance fee cost: $0.65/sq ft
Maintenance fees: include heat, hydro, air conditioning, water, building insurance, common elements, parking
Property Manager: Del Property Management
Condo Corporation: PSCC 766
Pets: allowed, with restrictions
220 Burnhamthorpe Rd W Prices
220 Burnhamthorpe Rd W has enjoyed steady resale and rental activity over the past few years. Numbers reported by the Toronto Real Estate Board MLS show consistency with the overall Square One condo market, Recent selling prices have ranged as follows:
- Studio units have sold in a range of $447,500 to $447,500
- One bedrooms have sold in a range of 570,000 to $591,000
- One plus one bedrooms have sold in a range of $480,000 to $760,000
- Two bedroom units have sold in a range of $735,000 to $790,000
- Two plus one bedrooms have sold in a range of $740,000 to $777,000
The CityGate II condos are an excellent building in a prime location in Mississauga Square One City Centre. The combination of great amenities, schools, access to shopping, and transit make it one of the top condos in Mississauga. CityGate II at 220 Burnhamthorpe Rd W. is highly recommended.
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author: Randy Selzer