8 Ridley Gardens | West Toronto - High Park

Description

Classic High Park/Roncy Home! This spacious, 2.5 storey semi-detached boasts 2050 square feet of superb living space on all levels (including the lower level). A perfect mix of modern comfort & beautiful architectural design with nothing left to do but move in!

Property Details

  • Asking Price: $799,000
  • Taxes: $4385.06
  • Hydro: $1996.85
  • Water: $690.65
  • Heating and Gas: $2872.04
  • Insurance: $1171.80
  • Square Footage: 2050 square feet (including the lower level)
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Baths: 2
    1x2 Piece – Lower Level
    1x4 Piece – Second Floor
  • Parking: Built-in 1 car garage and private drive
  • Inclusions: Stainless steel fridge, Bosch gas stove, General Electric wall oven & built-in dishwasher, washer, dryer, window coverings, electric light fixtures, window coverings, ductless air conditioning unit, hot water tank (rental).
  • Possession: 30 days or to be arranged

Classic High Park/Roncy Home!

Located on a quiet cul-de-sac, this popular family-friendly street is an amazingly warm and friendly environment in which to raise your family. Enjoy the annual street party!

Bright, open-concept main floor; architect-designed, modern kitchen renovation; 4 bedrooms, 2nd floor deck, partially-finished lower level, built-in garage and beautifully landscaped gardens. The built-in garage and private drive are a rare find!

In the highly desired High Park & Roncesvalles Village neighbourhood, just steps to coveted Garden Avenue Public School!

Features Inside & Out

Attractive curb appeal with a beautiful, flowering tree which provides shade and privacy.

Welcoming front vestibule with slate floors and built-in coat rack.

Open-concept living/dining room offers amazing space for entertaining family and friends, hardwood floors and custom built-in shelving & cupboards.

Renovated kitchen will entice any galloping gourmet! Stainless-steel appliances, maple butcher-block counters, separate wet bar with granite countertop, built-in banquette for casual dining or homework time. Custom floor-to-ceiling windows provide natural light all day long.

Separate mud room entrance with substantial built-in storage and a walk-out to the beautifully landscaped back garden.

The second floor boasts 3 spacious bedrooms , hardwood floors and a linen closet.

Oversized master bedroom with a front-facing bay window and decorative mantle.

The back bedroom has a magical walk-out to a roof-top deck.

The middle bedroom has a closet & pretty side-facing picture window.

Renovated 4-piece family bath

Third level features a large bedroom perfect for spreading out a growing family or to use as a family room, home office, workout space, dressing room or whatever you wish.

Finished lower level offers direct access to the garage.

Family recreation/play room is that perfect extra amount of space that everyone needs.

Convenient 2-piece bath and laundry area.

Plenty of storage space.

Enjoy unlimited privacy in the back deck, patio and gardens with no houses directly behind you. Beautiful Chinese maple tree and privacy fencing surround.

Prime High Park/Roncesvalles Village!

Location, location, location! Enjoy the tree-lined streets, the close proximity to everything you could ever want or need, the diversity of residents and strong community spirit.8 Ridley Gardens is in a prime spot in the heart of the “hood”.

Roncesvalles Village has been voted one of the best neighbourhoods to live in Toronto. A short walk to glorious High Park, as well as all the fantastic shops, boutiques and mouth watering restaurants of Roncy & Parkdale! There is an active Resident's Association working hard with the City to continually enhance the community.

Public transit is easily accessible. Catch the streetcar on Roncesvalles Avenue, the streetcar on Queen or King Street, or take the subway or Go Train from Dundas Station. Get in and out of the city in minutes with easy access to Lakeshore Boulevard West and the Gardiner.

Roncesvalles Avenue underwent years of construction to establish a showpiece pedestrian/eco friendly boulevard; a pioneering example in Toronto for safe TTC access and a thriving green space on a main city street.

Stroll to such neighbourhood mainstays as Mitzi's Cafe, Qi Natural Foods, Scooter Girl, Dressers, Pollock's Home Hardware, as well as Cherry Bomb, Lit, Rowe Farm, Custodios, The Revue Theatre, Fetch, The Chocolateria, Mabel's, Hugh's Room, Sobeys and much more!

To the delight of neighbourhood foodies, nearby Sorauren Park has a fabulous Monday Farmer's Market. Enjoy highly touted restaurants such as Barque Smokehouse, The Ace, Hopgood Foodliner and The Westerley! Longtime faves like Cafe Polonez, The Local, Sushy on Roncy and Aris have a loyal local following.

Easy access to large scale stores near Dundas/Bloor including Loblaws, LCBO & Shoppers Drug Mart. Only a few blocks from the refurbished St. Joseph's Hospital!

Parents, dog owners and fans of the great outdoors will appreciate the proximity to High Park. The 400 acres of public parkland includes an outdoor theatre, playgrounds, local zoo, picnic grounds, massive dogs off-leash areas, flower gardens, an historic museum and plenty of sporting options. Walk to Lake Ontario to cycle, blade, run or walk along The Martin Goodman Trail.

Coveted neighbourhood schools attract many families with school age children -- Garden Avenue Jr. P.S.,Fern Avenue Jr & Sr PS, Parkdale Collegiate, High Park Alternative Jr. , High Park Gardens Montessori School to name a few.

Upgrades & Improvements

2015
* Freshly painted the entire house
* Toilet and rough-in for sink in new laundry-washroom combo in the basement
2014
* GE electric wall oven
2013
* Mitsubishi ductless air conditioning unit
* Kenmore built-in dishwasher
2012
* Bosch gas cooktop stove
2011
* Eavestroughs with leaf guards
2010
* Major renovation to front of the property included: new retaining walls for driveway,
widening and new interlocking brick on 2 pathways
2008
* Double-glazed windows with rollaway screens and new front door in vestibule
2007
* Re-shingled the roof
* Replaced the chimney and tuck-point work on exterior front and south of house
2005
* Installation of fiber-cement siding on south side and rear of house
2000
* Furnace, improved water main to street

Offered at $799,000.