454 Sumach Street | Central Toronto - CabbagetownSold
Lovely, recently renovated open concept historical home in prime Cabbagetown features award-nominated perennial gardens. Excellent value in a desirable location makes this trendy turnkey home an ideal space for a professional single/couple or empty nesters wishing to live close to the downtown core with all the benefits of a leafy neighbourhood and green space nearby.
Lovely, recently renovated open concept historical home in prime Cabbagetown features award-nominated perennial gardens. Excellent value in a desirable location makes this trendy turnkey home an ideal space for professional singles/couples or empty nesters wishing to live close to the downtown core with all the benefits of a leafy neighbourhood and green space nearby.
Located just south of Wellesley Street in the Cabbagetown North Heritage Conservation District, Sumach is a quieter street whose evergreens and single family homes create a tranquil community feel. Just a block or so away from Wellesley Park for both dog lovers and children, as well as the beautiful Riverdale Park West - home to picnic tables, wading pool, walking/bike paths, the Farmer's Market, the annual Cabbagetown Festival, and of course the perennial favourite Riverdale Farm. Admission is free and there are acres of wooded land, great kids activities and numerous farm animals. Joggers, in-line skaters and nature enthusiasts are just minutes away from the Lower Don Bikeway, an off-street bike path linking with the Rosedale Valley bikepath and the Martin Goodman Trail.
Sumach is conveniently close to the city centre. Residents enjoy the luxury of walking to Parliament's thriving mix of cafes, shops and restaurants including Jet Fuel (arguably one of Toronto's best coffee houses), and Provence. Avid foodies will love the many exotic restaurants. Access is convenient from Wellesley Street, the bus service making connections to Bay St. and the U. of T. to the west and Castle Frank subway to the east. Carlton Street to the south has 24-hour streetcar access. For motorists travelling in and out of the city, the DVP and Lake Shore Boulevard are only minutes away.
Attractive Victorian curb appeal sets the tone for this polished, well designed home. Award nominated perennial gardens lead to the classic front entrance and decorative brickwork. The entryway with transom overlooks the spacious open concept living and dining area with elegant dark stained hardwood floors. This versatile area is sunlit, with a wall of floor-to-ceiling built-in shelving for your book collection, multimedia or photo displays.
The modern chef's kitchen is open to the principal rooms, great for entertaining and convenience. Family sized, the kitchen features sleek space-saving cabinetry, stainless steel counter running the length of the room, halogen lighting, a stainless steel gas range and built-in dishwasher. French doors lead to the patio and private yard, offering barbecue & dining space in the warmer months.
The master bedroom with broadloom includes a wall to wall closet that will handily store large wardrobes! The adjacent office nook provides handy workspace. The good size four-piece bath has a plenty of natural light, white wooden floors and wainscoting, and built in shelving which add to the light feeling of this renovated bathroom. A second bedroom on this level includes wood floors and a spacious closet.
The professionally finished basement has good ceiling height, and includes a carpeted family recreation room with pot lights, a two piece bath, and a spacious laundry/storage area.
Other amenities of this turnkey home include: Reinforced foundations, parging and levelled floors 2006, 100 amp electrical service & updated wiring, newer ductwork, furnace and central air conditioning, many newer thermo pane windows. Neighbours are mostly singles with pets and quiet.