17 Berryman Street Toronto

House of the week: 17 Berryman Street

17 Berryman Street is a sleek, modern house in the ritzy Yorkville neighbourhood, on the market for $3,395,000. The three bedroom dwelling (with five bathrooms) was built in 1888 and the pre-renovation photos aren't pretty for Hazelton standards. The designated heritage property sold quickly (in just nine days) for $1,059,000, and two years later, it was gutted and back on the market.

Berryman Street has the cool factor with a handful of modern re-builds in the area, and no one bats their pretty eyelash extension at the price.

17 Berryman Street Toronto

Right next door is the Barton Myers residence, built and owned by the architect, with a central courtyard, a translucent fiberglass roof and green house. 17 Berryman comes with its own luxuries like a floating wine cellar, two rooftop decks and bedrooms, each with their own ensuite. There's an elevator and the backyard boasts a hot tub, deck and waterfall.

17 Berryman Street Toronto

The neighbourhood remains a hub of activity, especially with the redevelopment of the Hazelton Lanes shopping centre, now re-branded as "Yorkville Village." The housing market in this "Village" is not popping anytime soon.

17 Berryman Street Toronto

SPECS

  • Address: 17 Berryman Street
  • Price: $3,395,000
  • Lot Size: 20 x 118 FT
  • Bedrooms: 3+1
  • Bathrooms: 5
  • Parking: 0
  • Taxes: $6503.47 (2014)
  • Walk Score: 99
17 Berryman Street Toronto

NOTABLE FEATURES

  • 4,000 square feet
  • 20 foot ceilings
  • Floating staircase
  • Basement with extra height ceilings
17 Berryman Street Toronto

GOOD FOR

You won't need to mow or shovel. With no driveway and a backyard with artificial grass, it's a low maintenance, move-in ready house. Plus, the home was once owned by Canadian poet, Jean Jay Macpherson----a fun conversation piece at your next dinner party.

17 Berryman Street Toronto

MOVE ON IF

You need parking. There is no parking for this $3 million property, although parking alternatives are available, according to the realtor. Even with a high walk score of 99 and transit nearby, (almost) everyone in Yorkville still owns a car. Anyways, why not? Whole Foods has free parking with purchase and a VIP underground car wash.

17 Berryman Street Toronto

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