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Encore at Equinox


This new luxury development by Monarch offers an affordable lifestyle and includes many modern amenities starting from as low as $139,990*. All suites include expansive windows, balconies, terraces and/or solariums. Choose from studios, one bedroom, one-bedroom-plus-den, one-bedroom-plus solarium, two-bedroom and two-bedroom-plus solarium suites. Standard suite features include strip laminate flooring in the living/dining room, 40-ounce broadloom in the bedrooms, and contemporary kitchens with stainless steel appliances and granite countertop.

Features And Finishes


  • Ceramic tile flooring*** from Vendor’s standard samples*
  • Chrome bathroom towel bar and toilet paper dispenser (ceramic soap dish in tub/shower to be white)
  • Contemporary designed vanities*** from Vendor’s standard samples*
  • Cultured marble countertop with integrated contemporary washbasin and single lever faucet
  • Main bathroom vanity to include lockable medicine drawer*
  • Separate shower stall with framed glass door to include ceramic tile from Vendor’s standard samples on shower wall to ceiling (excluding ceiling) with ceramic base to match floor tile*
  • Tub enclosure to include ceramic wall tile from Vendor’s standard samples to ceiling (excluding ceiling)
  • Vanity mirror with designer selected decorative light fixture


  • Ceiling light fixtures in foyer, hallway, kitchen, bedroom(s), den and walk-in closet*
  • Individual 100amp service panel with circuit breakers and copper wiring within suite (110/208 volt)
  • Pre-wired for cable TV in all bedrooms, living room and den* and separate telephone line in all the above rooms plus kitchen*
  • Smoke and heat detectors


  • Interior designer detailed suite entry with solid core entry door complete with security view port and brushed metal lever hardware
  • Polished porcelain or ceramic tile flooring*** from Vendor’s standard samples*
  • Strip laminate flooring*** from Vendor’s standard samples
  • Suite intrusion alarm and key pad with digital display, featuring concierge to suite digital display communication


  • Ceramic tile backsplash*** from Vendor’s standard samples*
  • Complete brand name stainless steel kitchen appliance package including: 30’” Energy Star ® frost free refrigerator, 30” ceran top stove with self clean oven, 24” Energy Star ® built-in multi-cycle dishwasher and 30” microwave range hood fan vented to exterior*
  • Contemporary designed kitchens. Select cabinets offering horizontal awning style uppers.* One choice of colour for kitchen cabinets from Vendor’s standard samples.
  • Granite kitchen countertop with stainless steel drop-in sink(s) from Vendor’s standard samples*
  • Polished porcelain or ceramic tile flooring*** from Vendor’s standard samples*
  • Strip laminate flooring*** from Vendor’s standard samples*


  • Ceramic tile as chosen for bathroom floor, from Vendor’s standard samples, to continue into laundry when it forms part of the bathroom*
  • In suite laundry with white, full sized, stacked dryer vented to exterior* and Energy Star ® front load washer
  • Studio suites features 24” Energy Star ® under counter ventless washer/ dryer all-in-one in kitchen or bathroom*
  • Vendor’s pre-selected white ceramic tile flooring* in laundry

Standard Suite Features

*In applicable suites as per Vendor’s plan.

**Interior bedrooms are those bedrooms without any windows to the exterior

***One choice of colour per room from a range of Vendor’s standard sample colour choices

Purchasers understand that the texture and smoothness of the finish on concrete surfaces will be to concrete forming industry standards. The Vendor shall have the right to substitute other products and materials for those listed in this schedule or provided for in the plans and specifications provided that the substituted materials are of a quality equal to, or better than, the products and materials so listed or so provided. Colours and specific finishes will depend on Vendor’s package as selected. All specifications, dimensions and materials are subject to change without notice. E.& O.E. Tarion Warranty Corporation All Suites protected under Tarion (formerly The Ontario New Home Warranty Program).

Last Chance to Own a Suite at Encore !

Occupancies Start this Summer

Our Clients will Receive Up to $55,000 OFF

$55,000 OFF on the 888sq.ft. 2Bedroom + Solarium !

Plus A Free Parking Space And A Free Locker

Don’t miss out on this chance to own a suite at Encore!

*Prices, specifications and promotions are subject to change without notice.Please see Sales Representative for full details. E.&.O.E. March 2013.

Last Updating March 18, 2013


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Triple “A” Real Estate in Thornhill’s Million Dollar Community at VVV-IP Prices! A Stunning New Condo by Minto Thornhill’s most prestigious address located at the corner of Yonge St. and Arnold Ave. part of Millionaires Row. VIP prices start from the Low $200’s

Minto WaterGarden, our newest condominium building that brings the beauty of a garden to your door. Situated in the heart of charming Old Thornhill, this six-storey residence was inspired by nature and is surrounded by idyllic trees, water and sky. Experience the finest, most spectacular suite finishes, unique layouts and tranquil interiors.

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The vision for Minto WaterGarden was rooted in the historical origins of majestic Old Thornhill. At six storeys, the building sits in context to its beautiful residential.

Water… the very essence of living at Minto WaterGarden. Imagine the early morning glitter of the sun dancing on the water’s surface. Take in the sound of a soft breeze as it whistles across the rippling water. Breathe in the fresh, luscious vegetation surrounding you as you stroll through your very own oasis… at home. Enjoy luxurious terraces, pergolas, lush landscaping, BBQ patio and waterfront seating for you to unwind. This is your backyard. This is your home neighbourhood. The brick exterior harmonizes the residence perfectly with the mature local landscape surrounding it. Most importantly, the design of the building sets out to maximize your enjoyment of green space and ensures a clean, natural exterior for all to appreciate.

Minto WaterGarden has been designed for high performance and sustainability. Imagine your new green condominium — smartly engineered to benefit both you and the environment.
At Minto WaterGarden, you can reduce your greenhouse gas emissions and environmental footprint by 3 tonnes per suite. Breathe easy knowing you can trust the air quality in your suite, with direct-filtered fresh air.
Lower your monthly costs and contribute to a sustainable future with energy conservation tools, including an “All-Off” switch, individual water and electrical meters, and ENERGY STAR® appliances.
Minto WaterGarden is being built to LEED® Gold specifications, which stands as a testament to Minto’s commitment to environmental sustainability and energy conservation.
Minto WaterGarden is where “Nature Comes Home” with the promise of a healthier planet.

You truly feel at home in your Minto WaterGarden suite. As you walk through the well-designed floorplan, you realize how comfortably spacious your suite is. Choose from a selection of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom layouts, as well as a limited collection of exceptional 2-storey Garden Home condominiums with direct access from your private patio to the water’s edge. The 9-ft ceilings, generous closet and storage solutions, and superior open-kitchen concept all combine to maximize the space. One night, you may spend a quiet evening at home, relaxing with a glass of wine inside before stepping out onto the patio to enjoy the outdoor vista. Another night, you may decide to entertain family and friends.
Gathered around your European-inspired kitchen, your guests easily relax into conversation with cocktails in hand, while you use state-of-the-art appliances to put the finishing touches on a delicious home-cooked meal.
Our 2-bedroom corner suites feature large, elegant terraces. Expand your living space and unwind in a well-designed, private outdoor oasis.
Personalize your living space the way you always imagined. Choose from an array of designer-selected laminate wood floors, granite counter tops and European-inspired cabinetry. With premium energy-efficient appliances, floor-to-ceiling windows, and suite-controlled heating and cooling, Minto WaterGarden is meant to be enjoyed in style.

The WaterGarden Collection
Spacious open concept suites with spectacular finishes including European-inspired cabinetry, granite
counters, laminate flooring, ENERGY STAR® appliances and environmentally friendly features helping you to live a healthier life.
Ground Floor to PH Floor — Standard Features and Finishes
Luxurious Living and Sleeping Area Features
• 9′-0″ ceiling heights typical for ground to PH floors (Levels 1 to 7) from unfinished floor to unfinished ceiling, exceptas required for M&E or special architectural features.
• Stipple ceiling finish except smooth in kitchens and where ceilings are dropped.
• Individually controlled 2-pipe fan coil system providing in-suite heating and cooling.
• One heat recovery ventilation (HRV) unit per suite specially designed for condominiums to provide filtered resh air as well as capture typically lost exhaust heat to warm incoming cool air.
• Choice of engineered laminate flooring with environmentally friendly acoustic underlay in living room, dining room, kitchen and den/study areas.
• Architecturally designed 4″ baseboards.
• White flat panel sliding closet doors (as per plan).
• Contemporary interior doors with brushed nickel finish lever hardware and privacy sets in bathrooms.
Environmentally friendly Minto white latex paint throughout; flat finish to walls, eggshell finish to bathroom walls, and semi-gloss to doors and trim.
• White shelving in all closets including linen shelves (as per plan).
• Designer-selected light fixtures, capped ceiling outlet in dining area (as per plan).
• Laundry rooms located within bathrooms receive porcelain tile flooring to match bathroom flooring; laundry rooms located in foyer areas receive laminate flooring to match foyer flooring; all other laundry areas receive white ceramic tile flooring (as per plan).
• Stacked energy- and water-saving front-loading washer and dryer vented to exterior.
• Choice of designer selected engineered laminate flooring with environmentally friendly acoustic underlay.
• Interior bedrooms and select exterior bedrooms (as per plan) will have contemporary sliding glazed partitions.
• Space-saving double-hanging clothes rod and linen shelving in portion of master closet (as per plan).
Electrical and Communications
• Multi-port high-speed Internet access capability in living rooms, dens and bedrooms with modern communications wiring.
• Decora-style light switches and plates.
• ‘All-Off’ switch, to control and power off all in-suite hard-wired lights, green plugs, bathroom exhaust fans and transfer fans on interior bedrooms.
Gourmet Kitchen
• Contemporary, sleek modern European-Style designs with designer-selected cabinet finishes.
• Choice of designer-selected granite countertops.
• Choice of designer-selected porcelain or ceramic tile backsplash.
• Choice of engineered laminate flooring with environmentally friendly underlay (as per plan).
Stainless Steel and ENERGY STAR® appliances: dishwasher with delay start programming; 18 cu ft refrigerator with full width freezer; smooth-top range; convenient over-the-range built-in microwave with vented fan.
• Large under counter stainless steel sink with single lever faucet; double basin under counter stainless steel sink (as per plan).
• Designer-selected ceiling mounted light fixture.
Master Bathroom or Main Bathroom in Suites with One Bath Only
• Choice of designer-selected porcelain or ceramic tile flooring.
• Choice of designer-selected stone countertop and under counter washbasin.
• Mirror above vanity, ceiling light and wall sconce(s).
• Contemporary European-Style cabinetry.
• Deep soaker tub and/or shower with choice of designer-selected porcelain or ceramic tile tub enclosure.
• Pressure-balanced faucet for tub and shower.
• Water-efficient, high-performance white plumbing fixtures throughout and designer-selected chrome finish faucets.
• Single button, 3-litre, low flow white toilet.
• Designer-selected chrome finish towel bar, paper holder and robe hook.
• Two-speed exhaust fan vented to exterior while transferring heat energy to heat recovery ventilator (HRV).
• High-speed setting controlled by a switch with a humidistat.
Second Bathroom in all Two-Bedroom Suites
• Choice of designer-selected contemporary porcelain or ceramic tile flooring and tub surround.
• Designer-selected white laminate cabinetry.
• Designer-selected stone countertop with washbasin.
• Mirror above vanity, ceiling light and wall sconce(s).
• Water-efficient, high-performance white plumbing fixtures throughout and designer selected chrome finish faucets.
• Single button, 3-litre, low flow white toilet.
• Designer-selected chrome finish towel bar, paper holder and robe hook.
• Exhaust fan vented to exterior, controlled by a switch.
Powder Room
• Porcelain or ceramic tile flooring from standard designer-selected interior colour schemes.
• Designer-inspired pedestal sink.
• Single button, 3-litre, low flow white toilet.
• Mirror above the pedestal sink (as per plan).
• Designer-selected wall sconce and ceiling mounted light fixture.
1. The Vendor reserves the right, with respect to any aspect of construction, finishing or equipment, to make substitutes and changes to the information contained herein without notice; so long as in the Vendor’s sole and unreviewable discretion any substituted materials and/or changes are of at least comparable quality.
2. Floors and specific finishes will depend on Vendor’s packages as selected. The Purchaser upon request by the Vendor shall meet with the Vendor or its representative and shall select certain colours and materials from Vendor’s finish packages.
3. Without in any way limiting the generality of Paragraph 11(a) of the Agreement, the Vendor shall not be responsible for shade differences occurring from different dye lots or characteristics of natural material, including with respect to tiles, carpets, hardwood flooring, kitchen cabinets, trim and doors as the case may be. Details of the entry doors and other design features may not be exactly as shown on renderings.
4. All dimensions are subject to normal construction variances. Dimensions including ceiling heights, sizes, specifications, layouts and materials are approximate only and subject to change without notice.
5. The installation of some features and finishes may vary by suite design and normal construction variances.
E. & O. E.
Suite Features & Finishes

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