This is the first time in 50 years this $5 million Toronto house has been on the market
A lot can change in 50 years. For example, 50 years ago the U.S. introduced a space shuttle program, and now, billionaires are racing to make space tourism a thing.
So when we tell you the last time this home on the market, the USSR was still a thing, you can understand just how rare of a home this is.
While it was probably purchased for around $30K, 50 years ago, now it's currently being listed for $4,999,990.
The home boasts five bedrooms, four bathrooms and 4,700-square-feet of living space.
And while homes that haven't been on the market in a half-century are often worse for wear, 147 Farnham Ave. is in surprisingly good shape.
The home has been well maintained and kept all the charming features, like the original hardwood floors and leaded glass windows.
It's also been renovated in many parts of the home, creating a lovely combination of modern and classic styles.
On the main floor you have the principal rooms with lots of natural light and high ceilings.
The sunroom off the living room has a delightful retro vibe with the wood-panelled walls.
The kitchen is sleek and minimalist with glossy white cabinets and integrated appliances.
Upstairs you'll find the five main bedrooms.
The primary bedroom features hardwood floors, a walk-in closet and ensuite bath that has an interesting architectural arch feature.
However, what this residence really has going for it is the land it's sitting on.
It's on a 50-by-168 foot, south-facing lot of tableland, giving a new owner unlimited possibilities with the backyard.
"Perfect for an addition, pool, or garden oasis," said realtor Jonathan Ferrier.
The only downside to this home is that even at basically $5 million, it could still use some updates.
For example, the bathrooms are dated and the basement is unfinished.
But that could be a good if you like putting your own stamp on a house.
It's also worth noting this is the second time this house has been listed this year. So take that as you will.
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