21 Constance Street | West Toronto - High Park

Description

The wait is over! Spacious, 3 storey, classic semi-detached family home with parking for two cars and gorgeous, professionally landscaped yards!

Property Details

  • Asking Price: $819,900
  • Taxes 2012: $4496.08
  • Hydro: $1351.30
  • Water: $553.24
  • Heating and Gas: $1470.49
  • Square Footage: 2740 square feet (includes the lower level)
  • Lot size: 18.54 x 116.00
  • Bedrooms: 4+1
  • Baths: 2

    1x5 Piece – Second Floor

    1x4 Piece – Lower Level

  • Possession: 60 Days/TBA
  • Parking: Private parking via back laneway for 2 cars
  • Inclusions: Fridge, stove & exhaust hood, built-in dishwasher, washer & dryer(2009), electric light fixtures, window coverings & shutters, shelving in lower level, hot water tank (rental).

    *Note: the current owners have not opened the fireplace and do not guarantee that it could be functional.

Large Edwardian Family Home!

    The wait is over! Spacious, 3 storey, classic semi-detached family home with parking for two cars and gorgeous, professionally landscaped yards!

    Located in one of Toronto's most desired neighbourhoods, on one of the best streets . This beautiful home is just steps to vibrant Roncesvalles Avenue and the much -coveted Howard Junior Public School is only 2 blocks away!

    Enjoy entertaining, family life and all the wonderful features this grand home has to offer:

    2740 square feet of living space(includes lower level)

    Stunning stained glass windows

    Original fireplace mantel

    Generous principal rooms with soaring ceilings

    Pristine hardwood & pine plank floors

    Original character and charming details throughout

    Convenient 2nd floor laundry

    Parking for 2 cars

    Serene back garden and patio with privacy fencing

    Loads of storage space

    3 + 1 bedrooms, 2nd floor family room/ additional bedroom, 2 full baths, large 3rd floor plus finished lower level with nanny suite and separate entrance.

    With a Walk Score of 97 out of 100 the world is your oyster!

    Half a block to Roncesvalles Avenue with its European ambience and diverse mix of high-end restaurants and gourmet stores mixed in with old school polish delis, coffee shops & family businesses.

    Easy access to bus, streetcar & subway! Great for walking or biking! Enjoy the two-block stroll west along the verdant streets to High Park. For further adventure, head out to the nearby Martin Goodman trail along the waterfront .

    Exclusive Pocket of High Park/Roncy!

    Centrally located in prime High Park/Roncesvalles, just west of Roncesvalles Ave, east of Sunnyside Ave, and slightly south of Howard Park Ave. This established “Village” type neighbourhood is also close to Bloor West Village, the Junction & Downtown!

    Walk 2 blocks to High Park , the jewel of the Toronto Parks system. With its 399 acres of public parkland including Grenadier Pond , it plays host to a number of different recreational activities. If you wish, your walk might include the convenient path to off-leash dog walking trails and an easy route to an extensive Children's playground . Have fun cross country skiing, rollerblading, fishing, watching outdoor live amphitheatre performances, the public allotment gardens, train rides, the High Park Zoo, historical exhibits, a restaurant, a regular farmer's market & the Howard Park Tennis club. High Park's sports facilities include tennis, baseball, soccer, lawn bowling, swimming, and skating! A few blocks to Lake Ontario & The Martin Goodman Trail.

    A shopper’s and diner’s delight! Roncesvalles is a great walking street and vibrant shopping district. It has become more popular than ever with many new shops & trendy restaurants popping up every time you turn around . Enjoy everything from hip and highly rated restaurants, pubs, live music, Starbucks & independent coffee houses, the Revue Cinema, Sobey’s, Loblaw’s, LCBO, Shopper’s Drug Mart etc.

    While Roncesvalles really does offer everything you could possibly want or need, this central downtown west location is also convenient to Bloor West Village, the trendy Junction shops and action are just up Parkside or Dundas West and you’re also within easy reach of Dundas West, the Ossington strip, Queen West West and the emerging cool of Bloor and Lansdowne .

    Desirable neighbourhood schools attract many families with school age children - Howard Jr PS with French Immersion , Fern Avenue Jr & Sr PS, Mountview Alternative Jr., High Park Alternative Jr., High Park Gardens Montessori & Bloor Collegiate to name a few.

    Go green! Lots of choice in public transit ! Roncesvalles & Howard Park streetcars connect to Dundas West or downtown via the Queen & King streetcars. Alternatively, bike downtown or around the neighbourhood.

    For convenience when driving, it is a quick trip downtown via Gardiner/Lakeshore or out of town via Hwy 400 or QEW .

    A Rare Find In High Park!

      Welcome to 21 Constance Street – Located on a pretty, tree-lined street amongst stately character homes! Great curb appeal with lovely covered front porch ; perfect for people watching while you have your morning cup of coffee! - Prepare for the whole family to fall in love!

      Greet guests in the foyer through double front doors into the gracious living room . Large front facing picture window with shutters, beautiful stained glass window , hardwood floors, high ceilings, deep baseboards and sliding pocket doors to the dining room. The focal point of the room is the gorgeous original fireplace & mantle.

      The formal dining room is made for entertaining and hosting large family gatherings. It features beautiful hardwood floors, plate rail and crown mouldings and is spacious enough to accommodate the largest of harvest tables & chairs, buffet hutch and furniture. The huge bay window with substantial ledge lets in lots of light & provides the perfect spot for your potted plants to flourish.

      Super spacious and updated eat-in kitchen will entice the chef at home! Built-in desk area is the perfect spot for your kids to do their homework and you to keep a watchful eye while preparing dinner. There is a pantry and oodles of cupboard space, cabinets and drawers. Double French doors open to the back deck and tranquil garden . Enjoy summer meals & barbeques with friends and family.

        Upstairs, the intimate master bedroom suite is a dream! Sun-filled by the bay window overlooking the front yard, it also has an original stained glass window ! It features hardwood floors, a wall-to-wall closet with sliding glass doors, built-in shelving cubbies & bookshelves .

        The 2nd floor recreation room is a wonderful space for a family to spend time together. It could end up being one of your favourite areas of the house! It could also easily be changed back to a fourth bedroom .

        Who doesn’t want the convenience of having a 2nd floor laundry room? Originally a bedroom facing the back garden, it has undergone a beautiful transformation to a deluxe laundry area complete with hardwood floors, ceramic tiled backsplash, large folding counter, dual sinks and lots of cupboard space for all your linens and cleaning supplies.

        5 piece family bath! His & Hers sinks, tiled floor, halogen lighting and built-in medicine cabinet.

        The recently redone flat roof is perfect for a 2nd floor deck!

        Delightful third floor with 480 square feet!

        Generous third and fourth bedrooms have pine plank floors, pretty picture windows and deep closets . Both rooms will accommodate a queen-sized bed!

        The lower level has 780 square feet of space with a separate back door entrance and two staircases!

        The recently renovated and very comfortable guest suite includes a spacious bedroom and 4-piece family bath . Perfect for a nanny or your in-laws!

        The rest of the lower level is a large open canvas to customize however you like. It could be a huge storage area, recreation/family room, exercise & play area or maybe even a “man cave”. There is currently a great “work/tool room” with built-in shelving.

        Outdoors, you'll appreciate the professionally landscaped, low-maintenance garden with privacy fencing ; safe for kids & pets play. The quaint walkway to the back laneway and parking is convenient for bringing all your groceries right into the kitchen.

        Large cedar party deck is ideal for entertaining! Built-in cedar benches with storage are great for kid’s outdoor toys! Useful storage shed area for all your bikes and gardening tools/supplies .

        Upgrades & Improvements

        2011 ~ Improved water main

        2010 ~ New concrete between houses

        2010 ~ Redirected eaves away from the house

        2010 ~ Finished basement

        2009 ~ Completely landscaped back garden

        2009 ~ Replaced windows throughout

        2009 ~ Re-shingled part of the roof

        For great info & YouTube video visit LovelyTorontoHomes.com

        Schools available for residents of 21 Constance Street

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        Former Municipality Street Name Street Number Range Elementary Intermediate Secondary Technical Programs Commercial Programs
        Toronto Constance St All Numbers Howard Jr PS   Fern Avenue Jr & Sr PS  Parkdale CI   Western Tech   Western Tech