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Done Deal, 231 Fort York Blvd., No. 807, Toronto
Done Deal, 231 Fort York Blvd., No. 807, Toronto

Toronto buyer snaps up bargain bachelor pad Add to ...

231 FORT YORK BLVD., NO. 807, TORONTO

ASKING PRICE $219,900

SELLING PRICE $219,900

TAXES $1,084 (2011)

DAYS ON THE MARKET Two

LISTING AGENT Christopher Bibby, Sutton Group-Associates Realty Inc.

The Action: In one of the high rises in the Water Park City development on the former Molson Brewery site, this bachelor pad with a den was immediately booked for a handful of showings on the day it was listed. One buyer returned the next day with a proposal to pay the full asking price.

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What They Got: On the eight floor of a six-year-old building, this 400-square-foot suite was designed with a den and an open living and dining area with hardwood floors and sliding balcony doors, as well as a cooking station with tile floors and an island with a breakfast bar.

The unit has a four-piece bathroom and six cooking and cleaning appliances, but no locker or parking spot, which are not included with bachelors in the building.

Each month, $185 pays the expense of heat and water, 24-hour concierge and maintenance of common areas.

The Agent’s Take: “It’s a bachelor plus a den … so it wasn’t just an open box. There was clear definition for living and dining and a second space used as a bedroom,” says agent Christopher Bibby, who adds that the den can be enclosed.

“Because there was clear definition between the two separate rooms, it felt a little bit bigger.”

Buyers also like attractions beyond the bachelor's boundaries. “There’s an indoor pool, gym, guest suites and party room, so in terms of amenities, [the building]is fully loaded,” Mr. Bibby said. “Another thing that was quite amazing was that [the unit]had unobstructed views facing into the city to the east.”

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