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Done Deal, 92 Beresford Ave., Toronto
Done Deal, 92 Beresford Ave., Toronto

Lack of parking doesn’t prevent Swansea house from getting bids Add to ...

92 BERESFORD AVE., TORONTO

ASKING PRICE $849,000

SELLING PRICE $1,120,000

PREVIOUS SELLING PRICE $430,000 (2006); $324,900 (2002)

TAXES $3,997 (2016)

DAYS ON THE MARKET Two

LISTING AGENTS Tanya Sidorova and Michael Inwood, Sutton Group Realty Systems Inc.

The Action: House hunters found little on the market in Swansea this August, so when this semi-detached house hit the market, a little thing such as no parking didn’t stand in the way of two quick bids.

What They Got: Nearly every area inside this roughly century-old Victorian was recently modernized, from updating two bathrooms to redesigning the lower-level recreation room with eight-foot ceilings and a gas fireplace.

The main floor maintains its 9 1/2-foot ceilings, but now has open living and dining areas, as well as a kitchen overhauled with quartz counters, stainless-steel appliances and sliding doors to a deck and fenced 17-by-95-foot lot.

The second floor of the 1,240-square-foot space is designated to three private chambers.

The Agent’s Take: “It’s steps away from Bloor Street, the subway, all the shops and restaurants, so it was a perfect location,” agent Michael Inwood says. “[Plus] there aren’t a lot of semis in Swansea.”

This home is also one of few with Victorian façades. “It had tons of curb appeal,” Mr. Inwood states. “And [the sellers] updated about 90 per cent of the house, so the main floor and kitchen were fabulous and they kept the backyard in good shape.”

 

 

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