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Condomonium: $785,000 for a two-level unit with a private rooftop patio in the Beach

ADDRESS: 1842 Queen Street East, Unit 304

NEIGHBOURHOOD: The Beach

AGENT: Kerri-Ann Brownlee, Bosley Real Estate

PRICE: $785,000

THE PLACE: A top-floor, two-level suite in the Beach House Lofts. The mixed-use building blends in with the neighbouring storefronts and won a 2009 Toronto Urban Design Award.

BRAGGING RIGHTS: Condos in the Beach are somewhat scarce. Though a few new developments are being discussed (much to the chagrin of some residents), most of the current condos are boutique builds with few units (in the Beach House Lofts, for instance, there are only 12 suites).

BIG SELLING POINT: Natural light all day long. Since the terrace is on the top floor, skylights in the ceilings pour sunshine down to the levels below.

POSSIBLE DEAL BREAKER: Hard-core coffee snobs may recoil at the thought of living in a building with a Starbucks downstairs.

BY THE NUMBERS:
• $785,000
• 1800 square feet
• $838.11 in monthly maintenance fees
• 420-square-foot terrace (on roof)
• 14-foot ceilings
• 3 bathrooms
• 2 bedrooms
• 1 gas fireplace

  • Andrew la Fleur

    Great condo but this unit has already sold…

  • Mel S.

    Top notch.

  • Cruella

    very nice indeed..nice big windows in the bedroom but it seems to be the only amount of decent light into the unit ? i love the minimalistic approach to layout.. indeed.. maint fees seems high for a building looking at the outside does not appear to have ammenities apart from a starbucks! LOL

  • Ellen

    Seems awfully sterile to me but good to see condos in the beaches.

  • Oh wow

    I’m in love. Rats it’s sold!

  • Lamis Dantas

    I love this loft,I remember when that whole are was being redone..Great price compared to what the homes are going for across the street at Joseph Duggan and Boardwalk.

  • stella

    Ah well que sera sera

  • Methinks

    Dang! I wonder how they’re coping with that north and west sun during these heat waves? Oh well…

  • Mimi

    Well, it’s nicer than some that are posted on here. But I still find it hard to believe that someone would chose to pay this much money to live directly on Queen street and above a store. Beats me.

 

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