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House of the Week: 266 Brunswick Avenue

Who knew a row house could be worth $1.5 million? Or rather, who knew a row house could be listed at $1.5 million? This 1886 Victorian row has been updated top-to-bottom with plenty of post-Victorian interior renovations, including an integrated kitchen wine bar, floating staircases, and heated bathroom and basement floors. Just don't mind the whole 16-foot-wide thing.

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SPECS:

Address: 266 Brunswick Avenue
Price: $1,495,000
Lot size: 16.08ft x 120.0ft
Storeys: 2.5
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 4
Ceiling height: 10ft
Parking spaces: 1
Structure dates back to: 1886
Property taxes: $4,658.04 (2012)

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NOTABLE FEATURES:

  • Heated bathroom and lower-level floors
  • Wolf gas stove, sub-zero fridge
  • Granite countertops
  • Built-in wine bar
  • Gas fireplace
  • 100-year-old reclaimed elm floor
  • Sundeck
  • Vaulted ceiling
  • Floating staircase
  • Wet bar
  • Concrete block garage
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GOOD FOR:

University of Toronto deans or wealthy student trust-fund babies. Good for wood-lovers, wine-lovers, and those who can function in narrow spaces. Good, also, for those with an appreciation for history (but who still need a modern six-burner gas range).

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MOVE ON IF:

You have wide furniture, arthritis in your knees, or multiple vehicles. Move on if you want four walls of windows for your $1.5 million, or, at the very least, some distance from your neighbours.

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If you had the dough, would you buy this home? Let us know where you stand in the comments below.


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