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House of the Week: 182 St. Leonards Avenue

Posted by Sarah Ratchford / June 11, 2013

182 St. Leonards AvenueThis Lawrence Park home is a Pleasantville-style family dwelling in the midst of the city. It's quite expansive, but manages to be cozy at the same time, with intricate moldings and warm espresso tones grounding the rooms with white walls. Its potential 7 bedrooms mean there's lots of space for relatives to come visit (or, more likely, room for the help). There's a huge lower level, too, so kids can have lots of rec space. The nearly $4 million price tag is not unreasonable in this neighbourhood, either—Lawrence Park was named the wealthiest postal code in Canada in 2011, with an average household income of $3.8 million. Mo' money mo' problems? I'm not so sure about that at the moment.

182 St. Leonards AvenueSPECS:

Address: 182 St. Leonards Ave.
Price: $3,998,000
Size (square feet): 4,818, plus 2,625 lower level
Storeys: 2
Bedrooms: 5+2
Bathrooms: 8
Parking Spaces: 4
Property Taxes: N/A

182 St. Leonards AvenueNOTABLE FEATURES

  • 500+ bottle wine cellar
  • Glass wall spanning the back of the house
  • Heated floors in washrooms
  • Heated driveway
  • Custom shelving

182 St. Leonards AvenueGOOD FOR

The von Trapp family. Those people who sign up to be on reality TV because they failed to utilize family planning methods (or, depending on your perspective, because they operate by stringent religious morals).

182 St. Leonards AvenueMOVE ON IF

You're looking to live in more of a mixed-use, diverse area. You plan to sire/give birth to fewer than four offspring.

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Discussion

16 Comments

E. Toby Coke / June 11, 2013 at 09:01 am
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Needs more pot lights.
Rick / June 11, 2013 at 09:11 am
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Needs more cowbell
alan / June 11, 2013 at 09:18 am
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needs some wine...WHERE'S THE WINE ??
Audrey / June 11, 2013 at 09:22 am
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Needs someone to live there, it is so staged. White white white, so designer. Otherwise a nice space.
TJ / June 11, 2013 at 09:23 am
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I'll take it!
Rafa / June 11, 2013 at 09:26 am
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It's houses like this which bring out my commie side. That said, it's well done.
Kittykat / June 11, 2013 at 10:30 am
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First house of the week that's actually nice!
Sadie / June 11, 2013 at 10:41 am
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Stunning. Very true to the Lawrence Park style of homes.

I'd buy it if I had the dough.
Pedro / June 11, 2013 at 10:48 am
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Super mansion maybe cleaning job very much but yes it's butiful and bigger to me for perhaps a packet of families or boat person style.
Steve / June 11, 2013 at 11:17 am
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Feels like I'm in a Nancy Meyers movie....and I love it.
scottd / June 11, 2013 at 11:32 am
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Sure people will pay that but not me. For that kind of money I could have a really good house and a cottage.
sw replying to a comment from scottd / June 11, 2013 at 11:45 am
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I'd love to know where you're buying a really good house and a cottage for less? ....I guess you could do it, assuming you already have already covered the furnishings for both the house and cottage, a boat, maintenance/property taxes, etc..
sw replying to a comment from scottd / June 11, 2013 at 11:46 am
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oops already x2
Johnny Tronno / June 11, 2013 at 01:04 pm
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Isn't "Custom shelving" kind of obvious? I doubt any installation in this house off the shelf.
Rex / June 11, 2013 at 01:20 pm
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I'm pretty sure you meant to say average net worth of $3.8M, not average income.
ExLP / June 11, 2013 at 10:39 pm
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I grew up several streets south of St Leonard's...it was always a wealthy neighbourhood but cannot believe the growth in "monster homes" in the past 5-8 years.

My childhood home sold for around a million in 2000, and in 2008 sold for 3.8 million. Talk about equity!

I'd love to live in this area again. An oasis in the city!

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