1211 Queen St. E Toronto

This $850K house in Toronto is only 12 feet wide

This isn't the first time a 12-foot wide home has come on the market, we wrote about one just a couple of weeks ago. But, it is the first one to be listed for under $1 million in a while. 

And there's a bunch of reasons for its price point of $849,000.

Firstly, this three-bedroom, two-bathroom isn't the most attractive narrow house out there. 

1211 Queen St. E Toronto

The dining area. 

The vinyl siding coupled with the tin awning make it have a bit of a portable vibe. And yet a portable classroom is typically 24-feet wide... just saying. 1211 Queen st. e toronto

The front of the house.

Also the 12-feet wide is the land size but from the pictures it's unclear if the home takes up the full width of the property so the home could potentially be narrower than the 12-feet. 

1211 Queen St. E Toronto

The view of the main floor from the kitchen. 

The interiors are also a bit odd. 

1211 Queen St. E Toronto

The living room. 

The home is chopped up into a ton of small Tetris-like spaces that don't always make the most sense. 

1211 Queen St. E TorontoThe kitchen. 

For example, the kitchen has a weird island right in the middle of the path to get into it, the stove is blocking cabinets, and the fridge if opened looks like it would block the doorway to the backyard. 

1211 Queen St. E Toronto

A bedroom. 

Not sure if that's a fire hazard or not but either way it's not the most functional of spaces. 

1211 Queen St. E Toronto

The primary bedroom on the third floor. 

As for the rest of the house, you'll find that the bedrooms are typical and the bathrooms could use some updating. 

1211 Queen St. E Toronto

One of the bathrooms.

Just a quick note on the bathrooms, they're both located in the basement, which isn't ideal when you need to go to the bathroom in the middle of the night. 

1211 Queen St. E Toronto

The second bathroom. 

Although, it's probably safe to say the entire house could use some updating, especially given the fact 1211 Queen St. E was a rental property for the last three years.

1211 Queen St. E Toronto

The backyard. 

As for outdoor space, it's mostly limited to the front and back patio as the backyard is basically non-existent. 

1211 Queen St. E Toronto

The back of the house. 

But despite appearances, the home is in a good location and has a garage, which when you live right on Queen St. E is key. 

1211 Queen St. E Toronto

The third bedroom. 

So, even though it's listed for under $1 million, it's almost certainly going to go for more, because it's a detached house, in a decent location and the Toronto real estate market is bonkers

Photos by


Latest Videos

Latest Videos

Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in Real Estate

Provincial corporation fought new housing days before Ontario launched housing plan

It now costs $400 more to rent a Toronto apartment than one year ago

Three Toronto houses under $800K that you might actually be able to afford

These are the cheapest places in the GTA to buy a condo right now

New ranking identifies the most-affordable communities in Toronto

This posh $2.5 million Toronto loft has clocktower faces for windows

Most people in Toronto hopeful real estate market will bounce back despite declining trends

Yet another Toronto mall will soon be completely engulfed in new towers