17 oakley place toronto

House of the Week: 17 Oakley Place

With a hefty $200,000 recently shaved off the asking price ("hefty" may be a relative term), this family home is just ripe for the taking. This nine-bed, 10-bath house on Oakley Place comes with multiples of everything you could want in a home, including two kitchens (because a nine-burner gas range may prove inadequate), and various spots for the storage and testing of vintage wines and spirits. So if you don't think you can get a mortgage on this place, keep your fingers crossed for a bartending job.

17 oakley place toronto

SPECS:

Address: 17 Oakley Place
Price: $4,295,000
Size: 8,900 s.f.
Storeys: 3 + walkout basement
Bedrooms: 7+2
Bathrooms: 10
Parking spaces: 8
Kitchens: 2
Fireplaces: 5
Property taxes: $33,554.12

17 oakley place toronto

NOTABLE FEATURES:

  • Saltwater pool with waterfall
  • Heated floors and driveway
  • Three-storey foyer
  • Butler's pantry
  • Granite countertops
  • Stainless steel and integrated appliances
  • Wet bar
  • Wine cellar
  • Elevator
17 oakley place toronto

GOOD FOR:

Indoor aerobic exercises, reenacting scenes from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, hosting an extended family reunion. Also good for paper airplane-making and testing (in which case, can we all lay off the Reference Library?), and pretending you host a cooking show. And, on a sadder note, good for spouses who hope not to see much of each other.

17 oakley place toronto

MOVE ON IF:

You hate it when one of the bulbs on your chandeliers burns out. You have Ikea furniture. You'd rather give $33k annually to a car dealership (or, basically anyone) over the government. You'd like 11 bathrooms, not 10.

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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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