19 Wanda Road | West Toronto - High Park

Description

High Park Opportunity on Big Lot!

Lots of potential to make this your forever home in this detached 4 bedroom century house that has been lovingly cared for by the same family for the past 60 years.

Ideally set on a south facing rare extra wide 40 foot lot with a spacious yard in back to add on to, that leaves plenty of area for dog & kids play, as well as set apart from neighbours on either side. Private drive offers parking for 2 cars!

Property Details

  • Asking Price: $995,000
  • MLS:
  • Taxes: $4098.00
  • Square Footage: 2330 square feet (includes the lower level)
  • Lot size: 40 x 100.00 Feet
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Baths: 2
    1x3 Piece ~ Second Floor
    1x2 Piece ~ Lower Level
  • Possession: 30-45 Days or To Be Arranged
  • Parking: Private drive parking for 2 cars
  • Inclusions: All kitchen appliances, washer, dryer, electric light fixtures, ceiling fans, window coverings, hot water tank (all in “as is” condition).

High Park Opportunity on Big Lot!

    Lots of potential to make this a forever home in this detached 4 bedroom century house that has been lovingly cared for by the same family for the past 60 years.

    Ideally set on a south facing rare extra wide 40 foot lot with a spacious yard in back to add on to, that leaves plenty of area for dog & kids play, as well as set apart from neighbours on either side. Private drive offers parking for 2 cars!

    Located on one of High Park North's most sought after streets - very quiet, hidden and child friendly! Yet nearby: subway, UP, GO Train, Bloor St. W., and surrounded by excellent schools, parks, shopping and long-time supportive neighbours. Enjoy the amenities in the Junction, Roncesvalles & Bloor West!

    This wide 2 storey home offers original character and charm with plenty of living space including the above grade **lower level with a separate walk-out to the backyard.

    Live in, or renovate and design your dream home! Numerous mechanical upgrades include the wiring and preferred gas boiler (2009), with even, radiant style heating.

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      Features of the Home:

      Oversized "olde" fashioned covered front porch and sunny south-facing back garden with a pretty pear tree! Lovely front and rear yards for the green thumb in the family.

      Main Floor

      Double door entry leads into the convenient front foyer
      Inviting large living room with a decorative mantle, double French doors and a picture window overlooking the front yard.
      Character filled dining room will accommodate extended family gatherings. Enjoy the sliding pocket doors, coffered ceiling and built-in banquette seating
      South-facing sun filled kitchen
      has ample cupboard space
      Hardwood floors throughout

      Second Floor

      Comfortable upper landing with a stained glass window
      Large bedroom has a walk-out to a private balcony overlooking the serenity of the backyard.
      The 2 front facing bedrooms are almost identical in size with a closet each and hardwood floors
      The 4th bedroom would be a great nursery with a sink already in place for baby clean up, or extend the bathroom.
      3 piece bath with old fashioned claw foot tub.

      Lower Level

      Large lower landing area
      Recreation room with built-in shelves
      Spare bedroom with a double closet and sliding doors that walk-out to the back garden
      2 piece bath with claw foot tub
      Storage room
      2nd side entrance. Potential to convert into a nanny suite or income.
      Laundry/utility room with lots of extra storage space

      Glorious High Park!

      Location! Location! Location! A leafy, quiet, family friendly pocket just south of Glenlake Ave, north of Bloor St and on the east side of Keele in one of Toronto's most popular neighbourhoods!

      Just a couple blocks to famed High Park with its 399 acres of public parkland including off-leash dog trails, hiking trails, outdoor theatre, zoo, tennis, hockey, baseball, picnic grounds, flower gardens, historic museum, restaurant, regular farmer's market, children's playground plus the nearby Howard Park Tennis club. High Park's sports facilities include tennis, baseball, soccer, lawn bowling, swimming, and skating!

      Explore the bonanza of nearby recreation sites by bike or on foot: Chelsea Park, Park Lithuania for little ones (splash pad, tobogganing, Jungle Jim & soccer/baseball fields), Keele Community Centre with swimming pool, the Waterfront Trail (Part of the extensive Martin Goodman Trail along Lake Ontario), and the Western Railpath that is a safe bike path to downtown!

      Located in the catchment of an array of highly regarded schools including the coveted Humberside Collegiate as well as Keele Street P.S., plus a variety of other quality schools including Mountview Alternative Jr., High Park Alternative Jr., High Park Gardens Montessori School, Bishop Morrocco/Thomas Merton Catholic S.S., and Western Technical-Commercial School.

      Go green! Enjoy the proximity to the Bloor-Danforth subway line, literally just a couple of blocks walk to Dundas West Station (which also conveniently connects to the GO lines & UP Express to Toronto Pearson Airport).

      Driving is a quick trip downtown or out of town via Hwy 400, Gardiner, QEW and the Airport.

      Shopping with many options! Convenience on Bloor St. West, Roncy, Junction, as well as the big box stores up Keele by St. Clair.

      Enjoy Roncesvalles Avenue just a few blocks south for everything from hip restaurants to the cool revived Revue Cinema, as well as the convenience of Loblaws, LCBO, Shoppers etc around Bloor/Dundas.

      The trendy independent Junction shops and action is just a few blocks north west. Nearby Bloor West Village offers an array of fruit markets, European delis/bakeries and specialty stores.

      Upgrades & Improvements!

      2010
      Sun room roof redone

      Approx. 2009
      New high efficiency gas boiler and electric water heater

      Approx. 2008
      Knob and tube wiring removed/replaced.
      Galvanized pipes removed/replaced.
      Most eavestroughs removed/replaced

      Previous
      Some thermopane windows

      Offered at $995,000.