This handsome brick home is centrally located in the heart of North Toronto, one of the most sought after areas in the city’s central corridor. Brilliantly situated a mere five minute walk from the subway station at Lawrence and Yonge, this property offers large principle rooms as well as generous bedrooms with substantial closet space…including a master with three-piece ensuite. The almost 23 foot wide main room is the perfect space for the living room and the dining area. This leaves the entire rear of the house open for a fabulous open concept kitchen/family room area with walk-out to the rear deck and garden. Combine all this with a huge, fully finished recreation room as well as private pad parking and a 42ft. wide lot and you have a property offering exceptional value in today’s market place.
The front foyer has a ceramic floor, etched glass sidelights, crown moulding, a leaded glass accent window and an extra wide staircase with double-deep coat closet. A very spacious living/dining area features new hardwood floors (2005), a wood burning fireplace, crown moulding, a large picture window, a second window and three, large, leaded glass accent windows. The family room also features new hardwood floors (2005) as well as wainscoting, two modern west-facing windows, two leaded glass accent windows and a decorative ceiling treatment.
The updated kitchen has very generous cupboard space and modern appliances including a GE Profile fridge, a Bosch gas stove and a Kitchen Aid dishwasher. It features a ceramic floor, halogen lighting, west and south facing windows and has a walk-out to the rear deck and garden that comes complete with top-end swing set and storage shed. There is also a separate eating area with built-in booth seating and window.
The upper hall is carpeted, and has halogen lighting, a linen closet and a laundry chute. The spacious master bedroom is fully carpeted with two large east facing windows, a three piece ensuite and a separate dressing area with built-ins. The three piece ensuite has a modern east facing window, ceramic tile wall treatment, a custom vanity, ceramic shower surround and double medicine cabinets.
Bedroom #2 is large and fully carpeted with two modern east facing windows, an oversize double-deep closet and a ceiling fan. Bedroom #3 is also a very good sized room with two modern west facing windows, a ceiling fan, a clothes closet and is carpeted. Bedroom #4 has two large and modern west facing windows, carpeting throughout, built-in shelving and three separate closets. This upper level is completed by a four piece bathroom with ceramic floor, custom vanity, ceramic tub and shower enclosure, west facing window and ceramic wall tile treatment.
On the lower level there is a very large, fully finished recreation room with a separate side entrance. It has recessed lighting, two above grade windows, is fully carpeted and has a two piece powder room with halogen lighting and a pedestal sink. There is a large double closet with built-in shelving and two additional, double-wide closets to meet all your storage needs. This level also has a large laundry room with storage space and a very large utility room with lots of storage area and space enough for a workroom.
844 Duplex Avenue is a spacious, attractive property offering great space and marvellous future potential in a fantastic “Old Toronto” neighbourhood. Only a 5 minute walk from Yonge Street, this property affords ideal proximity to superior schools, parks, playgrounds, public transportation, gourmet shops and fine dining. Only 20 minutes from the city's downtown core and one half hour from the airport, this property offers an ideal urban family setting.
Parking: Front pad parking for two vehicles
Electrical: Circuit breakers
Comfort Systems: Gas hot water heating
Central air (ductless)
Roof: New shingles (2002)...35 year architectural grade
Security System: Monitoring extra
Upgrades: New hardwood floors an main floor (2005)
Professionally landscaped with sprinkler system in front yard (2002)
New cedar deck in rear yard (2002)
New storage shed with concrete pad and electricity (2002)