Monthly Archives: June 2016

Month: June 2016 402 Douglas Avenue, Toronto, C04 – Bedford Park home for sale at $1,988,000 SOLD

402 Douglas Avenue, Toronto, C04, has been SOLD     Address: 402 Douglas Avenue, Toronto Neighbourhood: Lawrence Manor Price: $1,988,000   Previously sold for: $320,000, in 1998—but the property was completely rebuilt shortly afterward.   The place A red-brick home at 402 Douglas Avenue, Toronto in Lawrence Manor with oak hardwood throughout, two fireplaces, two wine cellars (with a 2,500 combined bottle capacity) and top-of-the-line appliances, like a Sub-Zero fridge and a Miele dishwasher.   The living room, like most of the rest of the house, has oak hardwood flooring. The fireplace runs on gas: (Image: Alex Rothe)    In the

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Month: June 2016 2 Wyegate Court, Toronto, C12 – Bridle Path home sold at $4,100,000

  2 Wyegate Court, Toronto LISTED AT  $4,580,000 SOLD FOR  $4,100,000 Address location: 2 Wyegate Court, Toronto Neighbourhood: The Bridle Path Previously sold for: $1,657,000, in 1991   The property A stately tudor at 2 Wyegate Court, Toronto with a marble kitchen, Austrian crystal chandeliers and a mere nine bathrooms and ten parking spaces.   And the kitchen isn’t the only thing here that’s clad in marble. Here’s the foyer:   The living room has fancy crown moulding:   Here’s the dining room:   No Bridle Path mansion would complete without a wood-panelled library:   The family room:   There are

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Month: June 2016 21 New Street, Toronto, C02 – Yorkville fixer-upper house sold at $1,695,000

  21 New Street, Toronto LISTED AT  $1,695,000 SOLD FOR  $1,695,000 Address location: 21 New Street, Toronto Neighbourhood:  Yorkville The property:  21 New Street, Toronto was a house-turned-office with laneway access to Hazelton Avenue.   The history: The house at 21 New Street, Toronto was built in 1875 by the chief of the Yorkville Fire Station. A publishing company converted it into an office space 16 years ago. Now, the company’s staff has outgrown the building and they’re moving out.   The fate: The buyer, who works as an architect and interior designer, plans to convert the office back into a

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Month: June 2016 307 Hillhurst Boulevard, Toronto, C04 – Lytton Park house for sale at $2,195,000 SOLD

307 Hillhurst Boulevard, Toronto, C04, has been SOLD     307 Hillhurst Boulevard, Toronto   Address location:  307 Hillhurst Boulevard, Toronto Neighbourhood:  Lytton Park Price:  $2,195,000 Previously sold for: $975,000, in 2014, prior to a major renovation The place A modern home with huge windows, wood accents and a topsy-turvy layout.   Here’s the foyer:   The only lounging space on the main floor is this family room, with a fireplace:   Here’s one of two main-floor bedrooms:   This bedroom is being used as a gym and bike storage area:   The main-floor bathroom:   The history The original house

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Month: June 2016 592 Manning Ave., Toronto – Sold Price $1,820,000

  592 MANNING AVE., TORONTO ASKING PRICE  $1,488,800 SELLING PRICE  $1,820,000 PREVIOUS SELLING PRICE  $908,888 (2014) TAXES  $5,281 (2015) DAYS ON THE MARKET  3 The Action: In mid-April, 2016, Little Italy had a small but steady stream of properties available, so this updated, semi-detached Victorian at 592 Manning Ave., Toronto across from Harbord Collegiate Institute was staged in an extra effort to woo buyers. One shopper among the first 50 visitors quickly made a preemptive offer. Although challenged by three other bidders, the original offer emerged victorious, $331,200 over asking. What They Got: Built circa 1890, this 2 1/2-storey dwelling at 592

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