318 Albany Avenue | Central Toronto - The Annex

Description

Contemporary Annex Detached Home! Gorgeous detached completely renovated home with basement in-law suite, located in a quiet setting across from Cawthra Playground & Parkette in the popular Hillcrest School district of this upper Annex Casa Loma neighbourhood!

Property Details

  • Asking Price: $1,299,000
  • Taxes: $6081.68 / 2016
    Potential basement rent: $1500
  • Hydro: $1513.29
  • Heating and Gas: $1615.95
  • Water & Waste: $650.73
    Note: Potential lower level rental income would be approximately $1500.00/month
  • Bedrooms: 3 + 1
  • Baths: 4
    1x2 Piece
    2x3 Piece
    1x4 Piece
  • Kitchens: 1 + 1
  • Square Footage: 2417 squre feet (includes lower level)
  • Lot size: 20.33 x 90 feet
  • Parking: Spacious parking space for 1 car – Access from laneway
  • Inclusions: Stainless steel appliances: 2 fridges, built-in wall oven & microwave, range hood, dishwasher, cooktop, stove in lower level, window coverings, all electric light fixtures, 2 sets of washers and dryers, high efficiency gas furnace, hot water tank (rental), built-in custom closets.
  • Possession: 30- 60 days or to be arranged

Contemporary Annex Detached Home!

    Gorgeous detached completely renovated home with basement in-law suite, located in a quiet setting across from Cawthra Playground & Parkette in the popular Hillcrest School district of this upper Annex Casa Loma neighbourhood!

    3 + 1 bedrooms, 4 baths including master ensuite, bonus of 2nd floor PLUS lower level laundry! Private parking spot off the back laneway and professionally landscaped yards front and back!

    Basement "nanny suite" features: Dug down/lowered and waterproofed fully finished lower level with newly built covered separate entrance (2012), a large recreation/living room, full bedroom, kitchen, full bath and 2nd set of laundry facilities. Excellent income potential/mortgage helper!

    The seller has spared no expense on many extensive mechanical upgrades and improvements both inside and out! Including roof, windows, central air, furnace, sump pump, attic insulation, basement waterproofing.

    What a superb central downtown Toronto location! Very family oriented "Tarragon Village" neighbourhood yet literally walking distance to U of T, Yorkville, Bloor, the Dupont subway station, Wychwood Barns, popular shops, restaurants, schools and parks.

    An ideal home for professionals, couples or families looking to live in a superb neighbourhood close to excellent shopping, cute cafes, restaurants, TTC and loads of recreation. Enjoy this walking lifestyle and watch your investment grow.

    More Features inside & out:

      As pretty as a picture inside and out! Attractive modern contemporary exterior facade! Such meticulous and thoughtful planning really shows throughout. Simply move in and enjoy!

      The welcoming ceramic tiled foyer includes a convenient front hall closet.

      Inviting open concept main floor living/dining room features a gas fireplace and rare 2 piece main floor powder room . Gleaming rich dark hardwood floors, wall to wall front windows floods the space with natural light. Ideal for entertaining!

      Gourmet eat-in kitchen! Quartz countertops **, stainless steel appliances** and backsplash, ample cupboard space with under-cabinet lighting, new sliding glass doors (with built in screen 2015) walks out to the back deck and garden .

      Large open pass through to kitchen is fun for parties and hanging with the cook .

      Enjoy entertaining and dining in the private fully enclosed and professionally manicured gardens. Perfect for kids and pets playtime!

      Bright and spacious second floor boasts a stunning skylightand breathtaking Cathedral 12 foot ceilings. Clever built-in planter area!

      Master bedroom sanctuary is the perfect spot to unwind! 3 piece ensuite with tempered glass enclosed shower, bonus ensuite washer and dryer nicely tucked behind closet doors, custom builtwalk-in closet with organizers , endless windows and rich hardwood floors.

      The second bedroom facing the back garden is well proportioned! Wall of windows, sparkling dark hardwood floors and double closet.

      Third bedroom between the master and second bedroom has custom extra wide frosted glass doors , double closet and hardwood floors. Currently a fabulous oversized walk-in closet with custom built-ins installed, can easily be converted back for a guest room, kids room, home office etc.

      Stylish 4 piece family bath is completely renovated.

      Extensive work has been done to the basement and infrastructure of the home. Professionally finished lower level has been waterproofed and completely dug down for EXCEPTIONAL ceiling height and light throughout!

      Basement is great for family life too, with interior entrance from main floor as well as separate entrance. Expansive open area has a kitchenette with extra storage, wood laminate floors, halogen pot lights.

      The back bedroom includes a private separate entrance that leads out to the back garden, wood floors, and double closet with sliding doors.

      Beautifully renovated and oversized 3 piece ensuite bath includes enclosed tempered glass shower stall and 2nd laundry area!

      Endless possibilities to use this space for income potential , nanny/guest suite or perfect for the growing teenager of the family! T he decision is yours.

      Loads of storage space in the utility room.

      Prime Central Location!

      Unique upper Annex "Tarragon Village" pocket boasts great community spirit attracts many families of business professionals, prominent artists, community leaders and University of Toronto faculty who enjoy its diversity. Good relationship with responsive city councilor!

      Superb school district is a draw for many to this tight well-knit cohesive community! Preferred school catchment includes popular Hillcrest P.S., Nearby Loretto College School, Royal St. Georges College, University of Toronto, George Brown College.

      Parks & Recreation galore! Bonus for kids and dogs being right acrossfrom Cawthra Playground Park - where you'll find all the neighbourhood kids playing, or it is a hop skip and a jump to the Lower Annex and Seaton Village to find Jean Sibelius, Bill Bolton skating rink & hockey league, Vermont Square & Christie Pits or Wychwood Barns Park.

      Quiet street with traffic calming speed bumps. Handy to art, culture, sporting venues including Wychwood Barns, U of T Athletic Centre, Casa Loma , The Jewish Community Centre, The Native Canadian Centre of Toronto, Royal Ontario Museum, Royal Conservatory's Koerner Hall, Spadina Road Public Library, Annex Dance Academy, St. Alban's Boy's & Girls Club, to name but a few!

      Enjoy the diverse calendar of shows at the famous Tarragon Theatre!

      Many great local restaurants like Fat Pasha, Fanny Chadwick's plus a mix of restaurants, delightful shops & boutiques, and specialty stores along Bloor and desirable restaurants/bars a short walk away at Dupont/Spadina/Bathurst. The Mirvish Village shopping district on Markham south of Bloor offers art galleries, dining and antiques.

      For every day needs - close by Loblaws, LCBO, Shoppers Drug Mart & Tim Hortons as well as Wychwood Barns farmers market.

      GO Green! Well served by public transit. Walk to Dupont Subway & bus! Easy walk to Bloor Street.

      Centrally located to get uptown or downtown in mere minutes!

      Upgrades & Improvements

      2016
      * Attic insulation upgraded to R-50, skylight and hatch
      * Dryer vent cleaning

      2015
      * Replaced back sliding patio door
      * Front landscaping by Enso Gardens
      * Duct cleaning
      * Tree trimming both front and back
      * New eavestroughs with leaf guard screens
      * New air conditioner and thermostat

      2014
      * Exterior waterproofing
      * Re-shingled the roof
      * Backyard landscaping
      * Covered basement entrance with vinyl framed posts and plexiglass roof
      * Complete electrical panel install upgraded

      2013
      * Liberal enhanced 12 horsepower sump pump with battery back up

      2012
      * Built new basement entrance
      * Concrete patio
      * Replaced basement door with keyless entry
      * Installed handrail to basement entrance
      * GFCI outlets in bathrooms
      * Installed stove outlet in basement
      * Added electrical outdoor wiring to basement entry with 2 motion sensor lights

      2011
      * Basement dug down and waterproofed (10 year warranty on waterproofing and 25 year
      warranty on concrete work)
      * Heat and energy saving spray foam insulation throughout the basement
      * Installed 2 separate sets of washers & dryers (one in master and one in the lower level)
      * Upgraded water supply from the City with 3/4" pipe for great water pressure
      * Installation of sump pump. New drains and back water valve
      * Upgrading most of the plumbing in the house to copper
      * High efficiency forced air gas furnace
      * Modern exterior front facade
      * Custom kitchen with solid wood cabinets. Stainless steel backsplash, high-end stainless
      steel appliances, quartz countertops and breakfast Bar
      * Replaced all light fixtures
      * Stripped hardwood floors
      * Replaced all faucets, shower heads and vanities, tempered glass shower stalls

      Offered at $1,299,000.

      Schools available for residents of 318 Albany Avenue

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      Former Municipality Street Name Street Number Range Elementary Intermediate Secondary Technical Programs Commercial Programs
      Toronto Albany Ave 274-354(Even) Hillcrest Jr PS   Winona Drive Sr PS  Oakwood CI   Central Technical School   Central Commerce CI