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Done Deal, 11 Jardin Hill Court, Toronto
Done Deal, 11 Jardin Hill Court, Toronto

In market pause, couple pounce on Don Mills home Add to ...

11 JARDIN HILL COURT, TORONTO

ASKING PRICE $899,000

SELLING PRICE $933,800

PREVIOUS SELLING PRICE $780,000 (2008); $413,084 (1991)

TAXES $5,427 (2011)

DAYS ON THE MARKET Four

LISTING AGENT Bill Thom, Re/Max Realtron Realty Inc.

The Action: Just before market activity slowed down for the summer, this detached, two-storey residence had less than two dozen visitors sign up for private showings. But in among the few was one couple who quickly presented their strongest bid.

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What They Got : On a 50-by 119-foot lot at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, this roughly 20-year-old brick house accommodates four bedrooms, four bathrooms and several entertaining areas indoors and out, plus a main floor laundry room with access to the double garage.

The first floor was designed with a living room, dining room and library, all with French doors, as well as a fireside family room off an eat-in kitchen with a walkout to a deck with a gas hookup and a secluded, south-facing backyard.

An upper deck is located off the master suite, which also has a walk-in closet and a six-piece bathroom.

Stylish appointments include nine-foot ceilings, cornice mouldings, hardwood and ceramic tile floors and new carpet runners on the winding staircase.

The Agent’s Take : “The basement is not finished, but the rest of the house holds up pretty well with a good layout and it's in good condition,” says agent Bill Thom. “And it has a balcony of the master bedroom, which is a good feature.”

Unlike older homes nearby, this one also provide lots of space to roam. “On this cul-de-sac, the houses are pretty much the same size, but compared to the others on surrounding streets, this is a bigger house,” Mr. Thom explains.

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