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Condomonium: $2.3 million for a penthouse with a garage that morphs into a car wash

ADDRESS: 21 Nelson Street, Unit Uph18

NEIGHBOURHOOD: Waterfront Communities–The Island

AGENT: Nicole Van Stone, Brad J. Lamb Realty

PRICE: $2,340,000

THE PLACE: A two-level, south-facing penthouse in a 35-storey building in the Entertainment District. It’s available fully furnished, if the interior design by Cecconi Simone Inc. strikes your fancy.

BRAGGING RIGHTS: The cantilevered stairs may look light and dainty but rigging them up was a backbreaking project that used 7,000 pounds of steel and custom glass.

BIG SELLING POINT: For car-lovers wary of leaving their wheels in communal lots, this suite has its own private garage. Not only does it fit two vehicles, but it doubles as a hot-and-cold carwash. It’s likely the only condo in the city with such a car-coddling set-up.

POSSIBLE DEAL BREAKER: The glowing mirrors and vanities in the master ensuite are certainly cool, but they may feel a little too nightclubby first thing in the morning.

• $2,340,000
• 2,398 square feet
• $1,470.26 in monthly maintenance fees
• 476-square-foot terrace
• 3 bedrooms plus den (or fourth bedroom)
• 3 bathrooms
• 2 level
• 2-car private parking garage
• 2 dishwashers