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Done Deal, 44 Tennis Cr., Toronto
Done Deal, 44 Tennis Cr., Toronto

Riverdale home draws several offers Add to ...

44 TENNIS CRES., TORONTO

ASKING PRICE $689,000

SELLING PRICE $760,000

PREVIOUS SELLING PRICE $505,000 (2007) ; $455,000 (2003); $210,000 (1992)

TAXES $3,857 (2011)

DAYS ON THE MARKET Nine

LISTING AGENTS Sandra Pate and Lina Risi, Royal LePage Real Estate Services Ltd., Johnston and Daniel Division

The Action: On a residential street just east of the tennis courts and pool at Riverdale Park, this semi-detached residence hosted two weekend open houses to lure out potential buyers. With few comparable properties on the market during the summer, several house hunters presented rival offers.

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What They Got: This 1920s brick house occupies a 17-by-75-foot section of the short, tree-lined street. There are three levels of finished living space and an unfinished basement.

To update the interiors, the sellers outfitted the fireside living room and open dining area with a sound system and bamboo flooring, and remodelled the kitchen with ceramic floors, granite counters and stainless steel appliances.

Two of four bedrooms come with added touches; one second floor suite comes with a wood-burning fireplace and deck; the third-floor master suite has cathedral ceilings, access to outdoor space and entry to one of two bathrooms.

The Agent’s Take: “It was a good price point for Riverdale and anywhere downtown these days,” says agent Sandra Pate. “It’s a smaller house, which is representative of the price, but it’s still 21/2-storeys.”

The property’s condition was also a highlight. “It was a lovely house nicely updated and renovated.,” Ms. Pate adds. “The master suite was quite lovely as well with a new three-piece en suite bath, bamboo flooring and a walkout to a sundeck.”

 

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