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Mount Pleasant West
Location: 119 Merton St., Unit 223,
Yonge St. and Merton St.
Asking price: $ 539,900
Size: over 900 sq. ft.
Parking: one owned underground space, one owned locker
Maintenance fees: $ 695.83 per month
Taxes: $ 3,000 (2014)
Two storeys with a split floor plan and situated two blocks south of Davisville Ave. just east of Yonge St., this urban two-bedroom loft-style condo suite has about 946 sq. ft. of living space. It offers many of the benefits of a starter house without the hassles of yard work and building upkeep.
“This is a unique building as all the units featured within the condominium are two storeys. The layouts offer a great housing alternative to families or couples that want to be in the neighbourhood yet can’t afford the housing market’s rising prices,” says listing agent Erica Reddy.
“This unit features a large living and dining area with plenty of space for entertaining, relaxing and cooking. With a rare breakfast bar, space to fit a table for six and large two-storey windows, the unit is very unique,” adds Reddy.
Situated in the heart of Davisville Village, this unique condo building is a short walk to the subway, shops, restaurants and cafés. It is also a short distance to movie theatres and Yonge Eglinton Centre. As well, the building is steps from the Kay Gardner Beltline Trail, Mount Pleasant Cemetery and two parks.
“With Davisville Public School not too far from the building any couple looking to move in and start a family can count on a great schooling experience. The area has many standard chain stores such as a Sobeys grocery store and Guardian Drugs, as well as unique specialty shops. For example, one place of note nearby is Pasta Pantry Fine Foods where they serve fresh homemade pasta, cut to any specifications,” Reddy says.
The building has a party/meeting room. Its exterior flaunts decorative entrance pillars and is part of a complex called The Metro, which is made up of two midrise red brick wings connected to a twelve-storey centred beige-colour stucco podium which rises between the two wings. This unit is located in the podium.
The suite opens to a foyer with a laminate floor, pot lights and a double mirrored closet.
A focal point of the unit is the soaring back wall of windows which extends up to the second level, opening up a portion of the living room to above.
The main living area combines the living room and the dining room in a spacious area, featuring a laminate floor and a sliding-glass door walkout to a balcony. The walkout is flanked on both sides with tall windows, allowing for plenty of natural light.
There is space enough in the living room to comfortably fit a good-sized desk which could be used as a home office.
The kitchen overlooks the living room, highlighting a breakfast bar/island with two steel stools and a sink. Features in the contemporary-styled kitchen include track lights, a laminate floor and stainless steel appliances.
There is a convenient main floor powder room.
Stairs from the foyer lead to the upper floor which overlooks the living room from a glass rail. A large window extends across a second-storey wall, providing a great view of the beltline and Mount Pleasant Cemetery, also allowing more sunlight into the living room.
There are two large bedrooms, both overlooking the living room with shutter doors for privacy. They both have broadloom floors and the master bedroom boasts a double closet. The main washroom is a four-piece. As well, the laundry area is on this level.
The unit has a wide balcony with a concrete-tile floor, an underground parking space and a locker.
To view this property contact listing agent Erica Reddy, Royal LePage Signature Realty, Brokerage, 416-443-0300; www.torontorealestatenetwork.com .
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