198 Delaware Avenue | Central Toronto - Dufferin Grove

Description

Stunning renovated three unit income property is located on a beautiful tree-lined street in the popular Dufferin Grove neighbourhood, and is just steps from Bloor. The home is detached and a full 3-storeys and is extra bright with numerous windows on every level.

Property Details

  • Asking Price: $599,900
  • Taxes 2006: $4337
  • Bedrooms: 4+1
  • Bathrooms: 4: 3×4, 1×3
  • Possession: 30-60 days TBD
  • Inclusions: Stainless steel gas stove on 2nd floor (2005), Stove on main floor (2003), and LG combo washer/dryer on main floor (2003), Dishwasher & washer/dryer, newer fridge and stove in basement
  • Exclusions: Draperies, chandelier in dining room, dishwasher and fridge in upper unit. Lot size: 30×118 feet Parking: Double detached garage
  • Mechanical updates: In 2006 there was a complete renovation of bathrooms on 2nd & 3rd floors. In 2005 all drains replaced with PVC; new automatic garage door, roof & siding; 7 new windows – 4 on main, 2 on 3rd & 2nd flr bath; new ceramic tile kitchen floor on main; new eavestroughs, soffits & downspouts; exterior repainted; hardwood flooring in basement bedroom; laminate tile flooring in basement apartment ; In 2004 there was a new high efficiency gas furnace installed; laminate flooring main flr dining room; In 2002 new central air conditioning & new carpeting on top floor & stairs.
  • Approximate utility costs:  
  • Hydro: $2904
  • Heating: $2148
  • Water: $600
  • Insurance: $1608
  • Inclusive rents: Basement $690. Main $1300. Upper (currently owner occupied) was recently $1850.
  • Requirements: Vendors do not warrant retrofit – Must attach Schedule B & survey to all offers.
  • Lot size: 30×118 feet
  • Parking: Double detached garage

This stunning renovated three unit income property is located on a beautiful tree-lined street in the popular Dufferin Grove neighbourhood, and is just steps from Bloor. The home is detached, a full 3-storeys and is extra bright with numerous windows on every level. The owner's suite is generously sized. This is an ideal income property and/or perfect for multiple families looking to reside together. The rear yard has lovely landscaped gardens and accesses the renovated double detached garage (with electric opener too!) This is a rare turnkey opportunity to own a thoughtfully updated, spacious home minutes from the downtown core!

Almost 90 years old, this home boasts mature trees on the front lawn and is rich in classic features including exposed brick, wood buring fireplace, cornice mouldings and hardwood floors. A great deal of money has been spent to upgrade the mechanics, the curb appeal, as well as the modern kitchen facilities and renovated bathrooms. This home is a beautiful union of historic charm and modern convenience.

Centrally located, this home is just south of Bloor Street and is a five minute drive from the downtown core. The Delaware Avenue entrance to Ossington subway station is just a minute's walk away – perfect for the subway commuter and a welcome relief during slushy Toronto winters. Bus service in the area is excellent for those who prefer surface routes. Drivers will also be thrilled as the Gardiner Expressway – and all it's connecting highways – is 15 minutes away.

Funky and functional shops are nearby along Bloor Street, making homeowners close to all their lifestyle and shopping needs. For those who prefer larger stores, the Dufferin Mall located at Bloor and Dufferin has many service providers (Bell, Fido, Rogers & TELUS) in addition to grocery store, pharmacy, travel agent and Walmart.

Located in a family-friendly community, there is convenient access to both public and separate schools. The Bloor/Gladstone Toronto Public Library branch is close by as is the neighbourhood favourite: Dufferin Grove Park. The park is one of the most unique in the city and features a community bake oven, year-round campfire pit, summer music festival, community vegetable garden and various recreational facilities including a wading pool, ice rink and tennis courts. The park is exemplary of the welcoming neighbourhood and friendly residents.

This home is very special. Lovingly maintained and well upgraded, new owners will enjoy the classic charm of the home and appreciated the numerous recent upgrades both mechanical and cosmetic. The bathrooms have all been recently renovated and all the units have comfortable kitchens with good storage space. The main floor kitchen has hard wood floors, a new electric stove and a newer washer/dryer. The upper kitchen features a lovely tile floor and backsplash, and full size laundry facilities. The basement flooring was recently redone including hardwood in the bedroom and laminate tile in the kitchen.

The main floor unit is spacious with numerous advantages. There is a separate dining and living rooms, plus large master and 2nd bedroom/office with windows. There is a walk-out from the dining room to the lovely yard. All bedrooms are all spacious with closets. The master in the owner's suite features a new 3 pc ensuite. There is also sunroom/office, with wood paneled walls and ceiling. The dining and living rooms are all well-sized and boast natural lighting from the numerous windows. The upper living room also boasts a wood-burning fireplace, exposed brick and a beautiful bay window.

There are many valuable, recent mechanical upgrades offering the new homeowner convenience and assurance. Please see mechanical section to the right for complete list. Some of the highlights include several new windows being installed in 2005 with others having metal sliders upgraded. The wiring is upgraded, the electric service has been upgraded to breakers and plumbing is copper. Central air conditioning was installed in 2002 plus a new high efficiency gas furnace was installed in 2004.

The home is situated on an extra large lot with mature trees and lovely landscaped gardens. There is a double detached garage, accessed via lane with two parking spaces. The rear yard features a patio, stone walkway to the garage and plenty of space for children to play or to entertain guests. Don't miss out on this chance to own a big, beautiful home in a family friendly neighbourhood AND close to the downtown core!

Offered at $599,900.