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House of the Week: $3.5 million for a sunny coach house in Rosedale

House of the Week: 80R Crescent Road Address: 80R Crescent Road
Neighbourhood: Rosedale-Moore Park
Agent: James Strathy Warren and Ben Higgs, Royal LePage/J&D Division, Brokerage
Price: $3,495,000

The Place: With two bedrooms, four bathrooms and a finished basement, this Rosedale coach house is a lot grander than the average outbuilding. 

Bragging Rights: Architect Peter Turner, whose firm did the Loblaws building at Queen and Portland, masterminded the design, while the interiors are by Connie Braemer, whose work can be seen in House and Home, the Globe and Mail and this Rochester Avenue home.

Big Selling Point: The home is being sold as a “detached condo,” which means you won’t be responsible for eaves cleaning and other maintenance headaches. (And, at $705, the maintenance fees are fairly low for the square footage.)

Possible Deal Breaker: Families may balk at the number of bedrooms, but this place is perfect for (wealthy) downsizing empty nesters or (wealthy) swinging bachelors.

By the Numbers:
• $3,495,000
• 3,000+ square feet
• $704.09 in maintenance fees
• 4 bathrooms
• 2 bedrooms
• 1 parking space

  • Himself

    3.5 mil and only two bedrooms… Right.

  • SirWanker

    The Good – great location with a clean, thoughtful layout. Love the red pocket door and most importantly how it separates the kitchen area from the rest of the open-concept house.
    The Bad – nothing here
    The Ugly – would like more legal clarification of the Coach House rights should the Mansion change ownership
    The Realtor – finally a properly detailed feature sheet with floor plans, technical ( electrical, insulating/heat sink) data.

  • SirWanker

    also ugly is the limited parking….

  • Onthe sidelines

    Introducing red into the living room via the exterior wall facing the window is a super cool idea. Also wonderful is that high gloss red pocket door into the kitchen. Another great interior design job by Connie Braemer!