309 Willard Avenue | West Toronto - Bloor West Village

Description

Gorgeous high end custom renovations and addition create rarely available luxurious family home on quiet tree lined street in heart of one of Toronto’s most popular neighbourhoods.

Property Details

  • Asking Price: $1,350,000
  • Taxes 2010: $7184.43
  • Possession: 45 - 60 days/tba
  • Bedrooms: 5+ 2nd floor office
  • Baths: 4 total: 2 x 4 pce, 1 x 3 pce, 1 x 2 pce.
  • Square Footage: 3420 including lower level
  • Lot size: 25 x 156 ft.
  • Hydro: $2400
  • Heating and Gas: $1200
  • Water: $600 (includes garbage bins)

    Gas Hot Water tank: rental

    Gas Furnace: Hi efficiency forced air/ ‘05

    Central Air Conditioning: ‘05

    Improved water main: 1” – great pressure

    Roof: flat ‘05 & peaked ‘08

    Windows: replaced ’05 (except front bow window with storms)

    Central Vacuum: ‘05

  • Parking: legal permit parking pad
  • Inclusions: Stainless steel KitchenAid side by side fridge with water/ice, Viking 5 burner gas cook top, oven, Miele dishwasher, Front loader washer/ dryer, Bsmt fridge, electric light fixtures, custom window blinds, ceiling speakers in family rm, kitchen, dining rm & outside. central vacuum system
  • Exclusions: Dining chandelier, light fixtures & draperies in 3 kids bedrms, surround sound speakers by TV in family room & flat screen TV, Child’s play set in garden, basement freezer, red current and gooseberry bushes (3 total), Alarm

Bloor West Village Dream Home!

Gorgeous high end custom renovations and addition create rarely available luxurious family home on quiet tree lined street in heart of one of Toronto’s most popular neighbourhoods.

Year long labour of love in 2005 completely rebuilt from top to bottom this brilliant mix of contemporary design and classic appeal.

309 Willard Avenue is the right property for buyers who want an architecturally designed, professionally renovated character home with top of the line custom millwork & finishings with attention to detail that is organized to the nth degree.

5 bedroom home plus separate 2nd floor office, Main floor family room, 4 baths with finished basement ‘06.

Extra deep private landscaped 25’ x 156’ oasis ‘08 includes legal front pad parking and new shed.

Well thought out unique floor plan incorporates busy family needs, with the elegance of formal rooms for entertaining. Oversized windows bring the lush outdoors in.

Highlights include: endless custom-designed built-ins, hidden fitted storage space, wood burning fireplace, extraordinary chef’s kitchen opening to deck & patio, special master retreat, stunning dark hardwood floors,. leaded glass bay windows, 4 new baths, fully finished lower level with potential income from possible basement suite.

Work done by X Design and Contractor John Vaughn. Sellers have all permits, designs, technical specs and before & after photos for buyers to view.

Remarkable combination 3420 square footage (incl bsmt) of location, investment & attention to detail offers extraordinary value for the move up buyer.

Location Location Location!

Bloor West Village is recognized as one of Toronto’s premier family neighbourhoods.

Spectacular location in the area, in the highly desirable 1st block north of Bloor, on a quiet street of lovely homes in the centre of the Village. Get away from the hustle and bustle yet uber convenient.

Steps from the European ambience and diverse mix of popular restaurants & gourmet stores mixed in with fruit markets, ethnic delis, coffee shops & a range of businesses.

Lots of choice in public transit. Entrance to Jane Subway station a short walk away.

Enjoy the verdant streets and neighbourhood parks with the advantage of easy access to High Park the jewel of the Toronto Parks system.

Family friendly neighbourhood with children of all ages living nearby. Walk to public, French Immersion & Catholic schools. Appreciate the advantage of being in the Runnymede Jr & Sr Public School and Humberside Collegiate school catchment area.

For convenience when driving it is a quick trip to downtown, to Hwy 400, the Gardiner, the QEW and the Airport.

Well-appointed Pride of Ownership …

Interior improvements since 2005 include all walls but one moved and replaced, new copper plumbing, new hydro service and electrical wiring, furnace, air conditioning, ducts, central vacuum, windows, floors, roof, new baths, new kitchen, new fixtures throughout, new lighting & superior custom storage throughout.

Enlarged 1 inch city water pipe installed for strong water pressure.

Main Floor:

Entry to home is shielded from the elements by full length old fashioned covered porch with wood floor & railing, and tasteful original glass wall. Perfect for enjoying with friends.

Enter foyer with hardwood floors, staircase featuring stunning gumwood trim plus floor to ceiling custom closet for outerwear, boots, shoes & backpacks. Unique keyholder on railing and cubby holes built into opposite wall.

Foyer opens into living room with completely rebuilt wood burning fireplace with limestone surround, crown moldings, potlights, gleaming hardwood floors, built-in speakers, restored or replicated leaded glass bow window with built-in upholstered banquette.

Separate formal dining room that can be entirely enclosed creates lovely ambience for dinner parties and family get-togethers. Highlighted by oversized frosted sliding door, refinished original bevelled French doors & hardwood floors.

Main floor powder room with slate floor is in ideal location for family & guests.

Spectacular modern “great room” with potlights & hardwood floors combines kitchen, pantry, breakfast and family rooms and walks out to deck.

Gourmet custom kitchen offers dual coloured cabinets exposed display shelving, sleek black granite counters, glass tile backsplash, stainless range hood, tiled and hardwood floor for casual meals and conversation with the cook.

Space for the chef to prep - double sink with top of the line faucet, high end stainless steel appliances including five burner Viking gas cooktop and electric oven, Miele dishwasher, Kitchen-Aid side by side refrigerator. Counters include 2 wired appliance garages for ease of storage.

Extensive hidden divided storage for dishes, pots and pans plus built-in sliding pantry cupboards, spice rack, wine rack & recycling garbage bins makes cooking and cleanup a breeze.

Custom banquette includes built-in drawers below and is perfect for family meals or doing homework.

Main floor family room is the hub for the sound system that is hard wired with ceiling speakers that can be found in living room, dining room, great room and deck for separate music/movie sound throughout main floor. Ready for speakers and a wall mounted television. Custom built-ins ’09 along main wall with shelves, doors, drawers.

Second Floor:

4 bedrooms plus office includes contemporary master bedroom suite addition.

Rare smart fifth bedroom is a custom designed (including built in desk and cupboards) wired office space perfect for work at home, studying/homework or paying bills online. Frosted glass pocket doors bring in natural light.

Three spacious family/guest bedrooms offer light natural bamboo floors & custom closets with lighting built in. Gorgeous original refinished doors and chunky custom trims compliment each room.

New spacious main 4 pce bath highlights white tile walls & backsplash, deep soaker tub with especially high end handheld shower. Tasteful vanity with extensive drawers and elegant lighting.

Dazzling Master retreat with floor to ceiling window overlooking garden features unique his & her double wall of wardrobe closets with organizers, built-in dresser, oversized wall mirror & cubbies.

Ensuite bath with heated limestone tile floor is includes long limestone counter with raised double sinks and huge tiled spa shower with skylight & bench. Enjoy rainforest shower head plus multiple shower heads coordinated to same temperature.

Lower Level:

Finished in 2006. Separate side door access could be a nanny, in-law or mortgage helper suite.

Full laundry room with front loading washer/dryer has been outfitted with custom racks for drying, folding & storing garments, and ceramic floor.

Expansive play room with very high ceilings could be a terrific home theatre space or work-out room. Includes bar/kitchenette.

Tiled 3 pce bath includes ceramics in over sized walk-in shower.

Hall, rec room and bedroom finished with Berber carpet.

Essential extra storage that is uncommon in many finished basements found throughout lower level. One of storage rooms could be converted into sauna with access from bathroom.

Bedroom with built-in side tables, and large closet (lighting and built-in shelves).

Sump pump is an extra assurance in quality new builds to ensure all the water is pumped out if any gathers via weeping tiles. Ideal for finished basement as it keeps lower level very dry.

Exterior:

Extra deep 156’ lot is an urban playground.

Walk out from family room through oversized sliding doors to deck and interlocking expansive patio perfect for summer entertaining.

Deep back garden with cedar fence set up for children’s activities. Interlocking

Front garden & legal parking pad professionally landscaped with new retaining wall in 2010.

Gated mutual drive creates safe rear yard.

Exterior improvements since 2005 include new soffits, fascia & eavestroughs, new flat and pitched roofs, new windows throughout, landscaping 2010.

Offered at $1,350,000.

Schools available for residents of 309 Willard Avenue

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Former Municipality Street Name Street Number Range Elementary Intermediate Secondary Technical Programs Commercial Programs
Toronto Willard Ave 205-215(Odd) Swansea Jr & Sr PS   Swansea Jr & Sr PS  Humberside CI   Western Tech   Western Tech  
Toronto Willard Ave 206-236(Even) Swansea Jr & Sr PS   Swansea Jr & Sr PS  Humberside CI   Western Tech   Western Tech  
Toronto Willard Ave 237-499(Odd) Runnymede Jr & Sr PS   Runnymede Jr & Sr PS  Humberside CI   Western Tech   Western Tech  
Toronto Willard Ave 240-552(Even) Runnymede Jr & Sr PS   Runnymede Jr & Sr PS  Humberside CI   Western Tech   Western Tech  
York Willard Ave 554-738(Even) King George Jr PS   Humbercrest PS  Runnymede CI */ George Harvey CI */ Western Tech   Western Tech */ George Harvey CI    
York Willard Ave 555-719(Odd) King George Jr PS   Humbercrest PS  Runnymede CI */ George Harvey CI */ Western Tech   Western Tech */ George Harvey CI    
Toronto Willard Gdns All Numbers Swansea Jr & Sr PS   Swansea Jr & Sr PS  Humberside CI   Western Tech   Western Tech