249 Old Yonge St. Toronto

House of the week: 249 Old Yonge Street

If this were my house, I would become a bona fide hermit. One of the washrooms alone looks like it's about the size of all of my past apartments combined. There's a full-on gym, none of these treadmill-in-a-basement-room afterthought situations. There's a man cave to keep man-pets and there's a fully outfitted workshop in the basement. Each room appears to have an ensuite bath. I would turn this house castle into a glorious commune, the likes of which hasn't been seen since the '60s. (Note: it is this very impulse that ensures I will never be able to afford such a home).

249 Old Yonge St. Toronto

SPECS:

Address: 249 Old Yonge St.
Price: $3,500,000
Size (square feet): a little over 6,100
Storeys: 3
Bedrooms: 5+1
Bathrooms: 9
Parking Spaces: 6
Property Taxes: $21,709.20

249 Old Yonge St. Toronto

NOTABLE FEATURES

Multiple fireplaces
Elevator
Billiards room
Woodworking studio
Workout space
Wolf range
Wine cellar

249 Old Yonge St. Toronto

GOOD FOR

Those giant families with 14+ kids and reality TV shows about it. Communes...but for wealthy people? Is that a thing? Rich DIY types (there's a workshop in the basement).

249 Old Yonge St. Toronto

MOVE ON IF

You insist on a more advanced wine cellar — I mean, come on. More seriously, Old Yonge Street ain't the most accessible place transit-wise, but who am I kidding? If you've got this much cash, you're probably driving.

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