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Condomonium: $1.3 million for Charles Khabouth’s Casa Loma suite

ADDRESS: 1 Benvenuto Place, Unit 503

NEIGHBOURHOOD: Casa Loma

AGENT: Corinne Pencer, Slavens & Associates

PRICE: $1,345,000

THE PLACE: A two-bedroom suite in The Benvenuto, a modernist apartment building designed in the 1950s by Peter Dickinson (the architect behind the Sony Centre and Park Plaza Hotel) that recently went condo.

BRAGGING RIGHTS: Though having top-rated restaurant Scaramouche on site is plenty to brag about, this unit has an even more intimate connection to the city’s food and entertainment scene: the current owner is Charles Khabouth, the “king” of countless clubs and restaurateur behind La Société and Briscola.

BIG SELLING POINT: The building is perched on a 4-acre hilltop and this condo faces south. That translates into a view to be envied—for instance, you don’t even need to get out of bed to enjoy the downtown skyline.

POSSIBLE DEAL BREAKER: You’ll second-guess whether your friends are coming by to see you, or to munch on lobster at Scaramouche.

BY THE NUMBERS:
• $1,345,000
• $1,070 in monthly maintenance fees
• 1,600 square feet
• 9.5-foot ceilings
• 2 balconies
• 2 bedrooms
• 2 bathrooms
• 2 parking spots

 

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