Centrally located on Bathurst between the Dundas W. and Queen Street W. neighbourhoods, this store front and spacious family home offers many possibilities.
For the self-employed business owner there is a self- contained studio/ store with its own entrance directly on Bathurst St. The store front maintains its charm with deep bay windows, leaded glass accents and exposed brick walls on the interior. The space could be rented to help with expenses if the owner does not require the store front or it can be used as the ultimate personal studio/ home office space. The large four bedroom home has a separate entrance and includes a private enclosed oasis of a backyard, and a garage with room for two car parking accessed easily form a laneway.
The home has received many updates and features an open plan on the main floor. The eat-in family kitchen includes warm cherry cabinetry, white Corian counter tops, white appliances, and ceramic floors and backsplash.
The kitchen opens onto a spacious and bright living room with views of the private patio and yard. Accessed form the side entrance this backyard oasis is completely enclosed and includes low maintenance perennials making a perfect escape form the busy city.
In the basement there is also a large cedar sauna and spa shower, an welcomed and unexpected luxury.
The home has four bedrooms, all generously sized. The back bedroom also has a private deck which overlooks the backyard. The middle bedroom faces west and enjoys a backyard view.
The two front bedrooms are oversized – both have tandem layouts, making them easy to set up as bedroom with studies or as shared rooms for siblings.
This central downtown property faces a large urban park which includes a community centre, across the street from an open air hockey rink, and a pool. It hosts many activities for children and youth form baseball and hockey leagues to summer camp and after school programmes. The area schools are within easy walking distance from the home.
Within easy stroll of Kensington market, Little Italy on College and the trendy restaurants on Dundas W., this is the perfect walkable downtown location. Toronto Western General is minutes away, and transit connects one to the universities and Eaton Centre in less than twenty minutes. The transit score for this home is 100.
The generous lane way is not used as a cut through by traffic and is quiet even in the evening. The access is very good and there is room to park two cars on the property, one in the detached garage.
For an owner user or a large family looking for the perfect urban home with the benefits of rental income – this property has a lot to offer.