145 Sorauren Avenue | West Toronto - RoncesvallesSold
Trendy Roncesvalles Village! Spacious 2 1⁄2 storey, 2-unit semi detached home on a tree-lined street easily converts to single family - ideal for a growing family or excellent live-in and rent potential with good income. With hardwood floors throughout, many quality updates, original charm intact and a fully finished basement, this spacious well maintained home offers tremendous value in a highly sought after neighbourhood!
Trendy Roncesvalles Village! Spacious 2 12 storey, 2-unit semi detached home on a tree-lined street easily converts to single family - ideal for a growing family or excellent live-in and rent potential with good income. With hardwood floors throughout, many quality updates, original charm intact and a fully finished basement, this spacious well maintained home offers tremendous value in a highly sought after neighbourhood!
The vibrant neighbourhood of Roncesvalles Village is a mix of old world and gentrification. Family-friendly and blessed with excellent transportation routes plus a varied commercial shopping district, this area also boasts parkland & recreational opportunities within walking distance. At the heart of this neighbourhood is Roncesvalles Avenue, a diverse mix of chic restaurants and gourmet stores rubbing elbows with ethnic delicatessens and family businesses.
Sorauren Park is the central meeting spot for many neighbourhood activities. There are the numerous dogs playing offleash, the little league in spring and fall, plus the day camps in summer and many annual events including the famous pumpkin contest. There are tennis courts, a soccer field, and a baseball diamond in this park located just down the street. There is also a kids playground to the south. Nearby High Park & Grenadier Pond with 399 acres of parkland & recreational activities is just a few blocks away.
Getting around is easy with so much public transit: The Dundas and Queen streetcars are only a five minute walk away and connect to subway stations on the Yonge line, while the 47A, B & C Lansdowne buses connect to the Bloor line at Lansdowne subway.
Sunny and bright, this solid brick home has great curb appeal, with an old fashioned front porch for watching the world go by. On the main level is the living area for the first unit with an open feel to the generous living, dining room and kitchen. There are gleaming new hardwood floors throughout the living and dining rooms. A lovely decorative fireplace, big bay window and cove ceiling in the living room are tributes to the classic charm of this century home. The extra-large eat in kitchen is accessed via pocket doors, and is reminiscent of a country kitchen with its cool, breezy dcor and clean white cupboards. There is a walk out to the spectacular landscaped backyard, which features a BBQ area, pear tree, and patio as well as a gravel strolling path and privacy fence canopied with greenery.
The recently renovated lower level is finished as one spacious room, currently used as a bedroom and featuring plush broadloom, above-ground windows and pot lights. A new 4-piece bath (2005) on this level provides convenience whether the basement continues its present use or is converted to a roomy office or rec room. As the house is well set up for 2 units there is a common separate area of the basement that is accessed off the kitchen or from the yard and is where the furnace and storage and laundry for both units are.
Lovely, classic hardwood floors continue throughout the second level. The area is versatile as the walls are still intact for a traditional 4 bedroom home (including 3rd floor). Currently the front room is a spacious living room with bay window and closet, the middle room is a great den, guest room with closet or formal dining area. There is an eat-in kitchen with easy care tile floor and plenty of cupboard space, plus more storage is available in the form of an old fashioned pantry. The highlight on this floor is the cheery three-season enclosed sunporch with many windows and a tiled floor. A four piece bath serves this level.
The cosy third floor features sloped ceiling and sparkling laminate floors installed this year. This sunny space is currently the bedroom, and would also make an excellent office.
Other benefits of this family sized home include updated wiring, a newer roof and furnace, and the close proximity to great schools and shops in this trendy, family-friendly neighbourhood.