16 Croft Street

House of the week: 16 Croft Street

16 Croft Street is a funky loft house hidden away down one of Toronto's historic laneways. The ivy-covered three-storey complex near Bathurst and College was redeveloped in the late 1980s from a rug cleaning company and an original wartime munitions factory. This two bedroom, two bathroom hits the market for $1,488,000.

16 Croft Street

Each of the five freehold lofts are individually designed. This space at 2,000 square feet is like stepping inside an authentic hard loft with walls of exposed brick, 14 foot ceilings and a ladder to a very snug upper level.

16 Croft Street

The view from the private rooftop patio is spectacular, while the immediate area is totally walkable and chock full of restaurants and cafes. Plus, laneway housing is rather exclusive in Toronto given the dated by-laws that govern such residences.

16 Croft Street

SPECS

16 Croft Street

NOTABLE FEATURES

  • Approx. 2,000 square feet
  • Exposed brick
  • 14 foot ceilings
  • Oversized sliding door
  • Rooftop patio
16 Croft Street

GOOD FOR

Hassle-free living. No mowing, no shovelling, no monthly fees. A spacious condo alternative on a back alley street serviced by the city.

16 Croft Street

MOVE ON IF

Laneways (and excessive raccoons) creep you out. While raccoons dominate the 416, those crafty critters gravitate to cramped city yards and laneways. For around the same price, you can purchase a house -- likely a row or semi -- in the same area.

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16 Croft Street


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Would you live here? Let us know in the comments.

Thanks to Bosley Real Estate Ltd, Brokerage for sponsoring our House of the Week. All content and editorial selected and written by blogTO.


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