5 Linden Street | Central Toronto - Downtown

Description

Magnificent Victorian Home! Incredible opportunity to own a large historical single family home located in the heart of the city.

The entire home has been completely reno'd with an amazing continuous flow to the stunning high end materials while respecting the character of the home. Highlights include fully finished basement rental opportunity for extra income; magical 3rd floor master bedroom retreat with large walkout deck; impressive gourmet kitchen; 2nd floor laundry.

Property Details

  • Asking Price: $859,900
  • Taxes 2010: $ 5037.41
  • Bedrooms: 3 plus office upstairs plus 1 in basement
  • Baths: 5 total - 2 x 4, 2 x 3,1 x 2pces
  • Lot size: 17.67 x 108 ft.
  • Possession: 60 days/tba
  • Square Footage: 2517 plus 939 sf in basement
  • Inclusions: Blue star industrial style gas range, Kenmore elite dishwasher – stainless steel inside, stand alone full size fridge and matching freezer, 2 sets washer dryer, fridge/stove in bsmt
  • Exclusions: exclude 2nd floor front bedroom & dining room drapes and hardware light fixtures in the foyer, living room, 2nd floor landing, 2nd floor bath
  • Mechanical upgrades: electric service: Circuit Breakers; roof: shingle/2010; windows: 2008

Magnificent Victorian Home!

Fully gutted and renovated 3 storey Victorian home tucked away on a quiet treed street in convenient downtown Toronto neighbourhood within a block of Bloor Street.

Incredible opportunity to own a large historical single family home located in the heart of the city – with 3 bedrooms plus office upstairs, and 5 bathrooms! A full 2500 square feet plus basement.

Each of past 3 years has seen a major gut reno of one of the floors, with an amazing continuous flow to the materials while respecting the character of the home . Enjoy the 10 foot ceilings, ceiling medallions, stained glass windows, original doors & hardware lovingly maintained.

The owners had all the old plaster & floors removed, and refinished everything with stunning timeless high end finishes . They redrywalled, added pot lights, hardwood floors, and used high end materials like marble and quartz, custom cabinetry & stainless steel.

Highlights include fully finished basement rental opportunity for extra income; magical 3rd floor master bedroom retreat with large walkout deck; impressive gourmet kitchen; 2nd floor laundry.

Fab location - Walk to the subway, easy access downtown or out of town, walk to Yonge/Bloor, Yorkville, Rosedale.

Owners have 2 cars and almost ALWAYS park in/near the front of the house.

Excellent combination of location, price & character offers outstanding opportunity for the move-up buyer.

Location, Location!

5 Linden Street is situated on an attractive quiet one way street east off Huntley Street, between Jarvis & Sherbourne south of Bloor Street.

Popular with professionals, the location is right at downtown Toronto's hub, and surrounded by shopping and entertainment . Bloor Street is a diverse mix of chic restaurants & gourmet stores & fashionable shops plus major grocery stores and Shoppers nearby.

Neighbours include an urban mix of young professionals, students, families and retirees.

Lots of public and private schools nearby including French school on Linden. Home is in the school catchment area for Rose Avenue Junior, Winchester Junior and Senior, and Jarvis Collegiate .

Get out for a run or walk your dog in the nearby Parks system, including Rosedale Ravine, Riverdale, David Balfour and many local parkettes.

Lots of public transit with subway a block away. Eco-option is to walk or bike to all the near-by amenities.

Driving made easy by proximity to Don Valley Parkway and its connected traffic arteries.

There is a new high end condo development at the end of the street that will add to the mix of people in the neighbourhood. The condo is geared to young professionals and empty nesters that want to be close to the core. New condo has added new sidewalks and will be adding new trees to street.

Gorgeous True Victorian …

Main floor living space with hardwood floors throughout includes spacious principal rooms, powder room, gourmet kitchen, and 10 ft. ceilings. It was completely gutted & finished in 2009 with new hardwood flooring, new electrical, drywall, lighting and the addition of the powder room.

Living & dining can be exchanged depending on desired use. Current owners have set up the expansive front room as the dining for large formal dinner parties, complete with marble surround antique fireplace (burns artificial logs), and built in buffet with mirror/lighting. Ceiling medallion and stained glass with big bay window add to the ambience.

Generous chef’s kitchen was meticulously renovated in 2009. Custom made cabinets that are built all the way to ceilings allow for abundant storage, and the drawers and each cabinet door features the trendy “soft close”.

Kitchen was designed specifically to include the separate stand alone stainless steel fridge and separate full size stand alone freezer. Talk about an entertainer’s dream!

Dark hardwood floors accent the light filled space, plus halogen lighting, under-cabinet task lighting, industrial style gas stove, quartz countertop, marble backsplash. Large Julien sink from Ginger’s.

Kitchen is open concept to the family room (or dining if you prefer) which is great for day to day living and parties. Walk-out to yard and back entrance to basement from kitchen.

“Must have” main floor powder room is ideal for guests, as it can be accessed through foyer or dining/family room. You can find the hidden 2nd staircase to basement here.

Second floor was fully gutted in 2010 and is very well laid out. There are 2 beautiful guest rooms with closets, a treetop oasis office/sunroom, a stunning 4 piece bathroom plus separate full size laundry room for ultimate convenience. Lots of closet space.

Once again there is all new hardwood flooring, mostly new electrical, pot lights throughout, new walls.

Third floor master bedroom retreat had a complete gut reno in 2008 and is the kind of space you may just fall in love with! There is amazing ceiling height, and once again floors, walls, lighting etc is all new.

Incredible spa bath includes large walk-in shower with numerous shower heads, marble counters, double sinks, built into the wall medicine cabinets and the divine heated floors.

Enjoy the plentiful walk-in closet, oversized bedroom, private bright south facing huge sun deck.

Finished lower level was renovated in 07 with new flooring and new kitchen. Extremely unique and well laid out it can actually be rented as a one bedroom for approx or $1000 or leave as a bachelor if prefer keeping one bedroom for guests (or storage) as there are 2 full bathrooms, plus 2 stair cases and entrances, one from the front hall foyer. 2nd laundry in basement increases rental income and quality of tenant.

Spacious fully fenced south facing back garden with raised flower beds, pea gravel and flagstone patio, lots of room for outdoor party under the canopy of mature trees. No homes backing on to rear for maximum privacy.

Mechanical upgrades: All new windows throughout entire home in 2008. Electrical panel is 200 AMP service, with separate sub panel. Hot Water radiator heating is clean and quiet. South facing roof on third done 2010.

Owners have 2 cars and are almost able to ALWAYS park in/near the front of the house.

Recent renovations, location and price create exceptional value in this downtown home.

Check out the on-line feature sheet at www.LovelyTorontoHomes.com

Offered at $859,900.

Schools available for residents of 5 Linden Street

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Former Municipality Street Name Street Number Range Elementary Intermediate Secondary Technical Programs Commercial Programs Business & Technical Programs
Toronto Linden St All Numbers Rose Avenue Jr PS   Winchester Jr & Sr PS  Jarvis CI   Central Technical School   Central Commerce CI */ Northern SS