191 Carlton Street

House of the week: 191 Carlton Street

191 Carlton Street is the chic Georgian-style abode in the city's Jet Fueled Cabbagetown neighbourhood. The downtown housing market is so hot right now that even $1.8M only buys a two bedroom on a major street.

Built in 1894, the heritage-designated home has good bones. The two-and-a-half storey structure was gutted about nine years ago, transforming the space using a juxtaposition of different materials like wood framing and a custom glass staircase.

191 Carlton Street

The floor plan isn't typical but remains functional. The main level features a living space while the renovated kitchen is located on the second floor. The upper level houses the master bedroom, outfitted with a cozy fireplace and a fully exposed ensuite shower. For a nighttime rendezvous, the backyard deck has a private hot tub.

191 Carlton Street

SPECS

191 Carlton Street

NOTABLE FEATURES

  • Original stained glass windows
  • Fireplace
  • Glass staircase
  • Heated floors
  • Two decks with hot tub
191 Carlton Street

GOOD FOR

A live/work space. The property, zoned for both commercial and duplex status, also features a separate entrance for a basement apartment. The extra rental income might come in handy paying off the mortgage.

191 Carlton Street

MOVE ON IF

You don't want to live on a main street or next to a restaurant. This section of Carlton is more commercial than residential, and while it's convenient for grabbing some takeout, you don't want rodents as your house guest.

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Would you pay $1.8M for a two bedroom? Have your say 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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