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16 ripplewood road toronto

House of the week: 16 Ripplewood Road

Ever wonder what $2 million could land you outside the bustle of dowtown Toronto'? This 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom home situated just shy of Royal York and Eglinton is a beautifully designed, mid-century split-level home worthy of a Mad Men episode.

16 ripplewood road toronto

The simple yet elegant entrance sets the tone for the entire home. The stone pillars and wooden panels greet you into a vaulted entrance, with a large wooden door to welcome you inside. These design details are carried throughout the home, and the simple, unassuming black fireplaces (there's four of them) add to the effortless appeal of the decor.

16 ripplewood road toronto

The terracotta tiling throughout the main floor, wooden paneling in the family room, and carpeted stairs may have once have been covered up, but is a refreshing change from the ultra modern renovations we're seeing across the city. With tree views from every room and large emphasis on natural beauty, there's no denying the appeal of this mid-century design.

16 ripplewood road toronto

SPECS

  • Address: 16 Ripplewood Road
  • Price: $2,050,000
  • Lot Size: 85.00x157.00 FT
  • Bedrooms: 3+1
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Parking: 6
  • Taxes: n/a
  • Walk Score: 16
  • Listing agent: Alex Brott, Heather Hadden
  • Listing ID: W3643356
16 ripplewood road toronto

NOTABLE FEATURES

  • High, vaulted ceilings
  • Four fireplaces
  • Mature tree-lined property
  • Unique brick and wood details throughout
  • Large, floor-to-ceiling windows
16 ripplewood road toronto

GOOD FOR

A homeowner looking to distance themselves from the frenzy of downtown (plus its prices) and nestle into nature. Location, lot and large bright windows are key here. This abode also comes with great character, which is perfect for those seeking something different from the typical modern renovations we often see in Toronto neighbourhoods.

16 ripplewood road toronto

MOVE ON IF

You're not keen on trading in a central location and convenience for a generous lot and mature trees. While transit is available, you're going to want a car to get around in this area.

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Would you live in this mid-century home? 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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