23 RODNEY BLVD., TORONTO
ASKING PRICE $2,350,000
SELLING PRICE $2,200,000
PREVIOUS SELLING PRICE $830,000 (1999)
TAXES $8,000 (2013)
DAYS ON THE MARKET 38
LISTING AGENT Bill Thom, Re/Max Realtron Realty Inc.
The Action: Just one street over from a local park in Willowdale, this 4,600-square-foot residence sits amid custom-built homes. Listed at $2.35-million, the sellers skipped on some low bids, but were happy to negotiate a deal for $2.2-million in March.
What They Got: Within the last year, this nearly 20-year-old house was extensively renovated, starting with a new stone driveway, front entrance and south-facing deck off the sky-lit kitchen outside, followed by wrought iron stair railings, pot lights and hardwood floors inside.
Additional luxuries include interior access to the triple garage and nine-foot ceilings above the living and dining areas, a panelled library and a family room with one of two gas fireplaces.
For casual play, there is a lower level games and fireside recreation room with a wet bar and access to the 66-by-128-foot lot.
Cleaning up is easy with a main-floor laundry room, central vacuum system and seven bathrooms, including five ensuites.
The Agent’s Take: “It’s on a very exclusive street and it’s arguably one of the best streets in [the area],” agent Bill Thom said. “The street is short, quiet and 90 per cent of the homes have been converted into big homes, so it’s very uniform.”
This house has major distinctions, such as its size and style. “Most people have stone fronts and brick on the other three sides, but this is all stone all around, so that’s unique,” Mr. Thom notes.
“On the street, it’s a little bigger than average and compared to others in the area, it’s quite a bit bigger.”
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