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House of the Week: $1 million for a home in The Beach with a San Francisco-esque façade

ADDRESS: 1832 Lake Shore Boulevard East


AGENT: Jeffrey Lyons, Sage Real Estate Limited, Brokerage.

PRICE: $999,000

THE PLACE: Situated on a unique stretch of Lake Shore Boulevard East, near Woodbine, and looking out onto Ashbridges Bay Park, this home is the ideal setting for a young family.

BRAGGING RIGHTS: Even parking your car is fun—the two-car garage features a Klaus hydraulic lift for added storage space.

BIG SELLING POINT: Known around the neighbourhood as one of the “painted ladies,” the home’s exterior is more San Francisco than Toronto, with arched window coverings, butter yellow siding and a narrow four-storey frame.

POSSIBLE DEAL BREAKER: The proximity to the Port Lands may engender more highly charged political conversations than you’d like. Better brush up on the whole Toronto Port Lands Co. versus Waterfront TO debate.

$6,168.93 in 2011 property taxes
4 storeys
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
2-car parking