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This Bathurst Street home drew bids from almost every viewer Add to ...

206 BATHURST ST., TORONTO

ASKING PRICE $750,000

SELLING PRICE $855,000

TAXES $3,319 (2014)

DAYS ON THE MARKET Three

LISTING AGENT Lucais Shepherd, Right at Home Realty Inc.

The Action: This semi-detached house fronts onto Bathurst Street, which suited a large group of buyers, from large families to entrepreneurs. As a result, offers came from nearly every visitor, but the most tempting proposal came from one doling out a $105,000 premium.

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What They Got: This century-old house is set up on a 17-by 84-foot corner lot with two living spaces updated with new oak parquet floors, wiring and roof, plus a basement with one of three bathrooms.

There are 10-foot ceilings on the main floor, where there is one bedroom, the living and dining areas and a kitchen with access to a southwest-facing deck, garden and private driveway.

The second floor could double as a three-bedroom suite with a second kitchen.

The Agent’s Take: “There is a lot of development happening on Bathurst from King to St. Clair,” agent Lucais Shepherd said. “So people were looking at that property for a lot of different reasons, for commercial uses, residential uses and future development ambitions.”

However, this home was a rare sight for families in particular. “Corner lots are not easy to come by and this was on the south-facing corner of Wolesley and Bathurst, so it got a lot of sunlight in the backyard … and south side of the house,” Mr. Shepherd said. “If somebody makes this a single family home, it’s a four-bedroom house, which in Toronto terms downtown, is big.”

Editor's note: Done Deals contain information gathered from real estate agents, home buyers, home sellers and sale prices that are publicly available from government sources. While we try to publish Done Deals as soon as possible after the transaction has occurred, long closings can cause delays.

 

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