Done Deals: Park Lawn and the Queensway

Park Lawn and the Queensway

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Park Lawn and the Queensway

From Friday's Globe and Mail

  • 245 Dalesford Rd., No. 514
  • Asking price: $289,900
  • Selling price: $284,000
  • Taxes: $2,243 (2006)
  • Days on market: 21

The sound of traffic on the Gardiner Expressway is the one drawback of this two-bedroom suite in a low-rise condominium on the eastern edge of Etobicoke, agent Julie Kinnear says.

But the fifth-floor, 990-square-foot unit makes up for that shortcoming with several positive attributes, including a desirable layout, top-of-the-line finishes and decor, and vistas of Mimico Creek and the city beyond.

"You get a pretty decent-size place, and it's in a really nice building," Ms. Kinnear adds.

"The views in the summer would be beautiful because it's on a ravine."

The suite has a split-bedroom layout, with the master bedroom on one side of the principal room and the second on the other, along with a three-piece bathroom. The master en suite bathroom contains a large trompe l'oeil mural with a waterfront theme painted by the previous owner, who is a professional artist.

Adjacent to the foyer, there is a rare walk-in closet, and the kitchen, which has a breakfast bar that overlooks the dining area and living room, and provides access to a laundry room. French doors open to a balcony with a gas hookup.

There are nine-foot ceilings and upgraded finishes such as granite countertops, walnut laminate floors and imported ceramic tiles. These were installed by the builder when the unit was completed a few years ago.

The unit has underground parking and a locker. A monthly fee of $293 covers water and maintenance of common areas, including a gym and rooftop garden.

Listing agent: Julie Kinnear, Royal LePage Real Estate Services Ltd

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