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Condo of the Week: $970,000 for a three-bedroom in a stone church in Roncesvalles

Condo of the Week: 384 Sunnyside Avenue, Unit 202 Address: 384 Sunnyside Avenue, Unit 202
Neighbourhood: High Park-Swansea
Agent: William Peter Mohan, Sutton Group Realty Systems Inc., Brokerage
Price: $969,900

The Place: A three-bedroom, two-level unit in the Abbey Lofts, a former Methodist Church converted into 24 residences in 2008.

Bragging Rights: Design features like stained-glass windows, exposed wooden beams, limestone walls and vaulted ceilings make the suite feel more like a castle than a condo.

Big Selling Point: A prime location in the middle of a residential area between Roncesvalles’ shops and restaurants and High Park.

Possible Deal Breaker: The medieval-meets-industrial-meets-Martha Stewart look isn’t for decorators who prefer to take one style and stick with it.

By the Numbers:
• $969,900
• $905.62 in monthly maintenance fees
• 1,860 square feet
• 97% Walk Score
• 3 bedrooms
• 3 bathrooms
• 2 levels
• 1 parking spot
• 1 bike locker

  • The Janitor’s Closet

    Wow! Where do I sign up to live in a million dollar basement???

  • SirWanker

    The Good – location, the exposed stone interior and those magnificent windows!
    The Bad – not taking advantage of the exposed stone…where’s the wainscoting, crown molding and crystal chandelier?
    The Ugly – lousy fridge location and entry-level washrooms

    The Realtor – slightly more pics than the article but having to request for a feature sheet is annoying and petty. btw MLS®: W2565569

  • SirWanker

    have you asked your mom?

  • Erin Fagan

    Deal Breaker: the structural problems. There’s been tarps on that building for months.

  • EZ

    I have to say that’s brutal interior design work that doesn’t complement the building’s “bones” at all. Pass on this. Definitely overpriced.

  • David Sturgeon

    I DON’T THINK SO TIM ! HOLY WOW ! BATMAN ! A CHURCH, YOU GOT TO BE KINDING, EH ! Sprinklers on the ceiling and located in one on the most dangerous parts of the city besides Jane & Finch as the worst spot, eh ! ” NO BLOODY WAY ” ! ! !

  • SirWanker

    off your medication again, I see

  • The Janitor’s Closet

    I don’t get it… Have I asked my Mom? No, can’t say that I have.

  • Jeba Bowers Murphy

    The doors are horrible. The bathroom door looks like the most annoying thing ever!

  • Davedigger

    I was at the open house for this unit a couple weeks ago, and the pictures do not do it justice. The place is stunning. My issue with it was that if you’re going to cough up close to a million bucks, the place should at least have room for full-size front-loader laundry machines.

  • Smithy Robertson

    Maybe one day ;)