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Condo of the Week: $730,000 for a stately suite in Bayview Village

Condo of the Week: 12 Rean Drive, Penthouse 8

Address: 12 Rean Drive, Penthouse 8
Neighbourhood: Bayview Village
Agent: Evelyn Roberts and David Anderson Oey, Harvey Kalles Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage
Price: $729,000

The Place: A two-bedroom penthouse on the ninth floor of a mid-rise building at Bayview and Sheppard.

Bragging Rights: Bayview Village Shopping Centre—uptown’s answer to swanky Hazelton Lanes—is just down the street.

Big Selling Point: The residence is home to a good mix of retirees and young families (and increasingly, says one of the realtors, busy professionals). Mature home buyers will like the proximity to the Amica building next door, which offers prepared meals, laundry, and housekeeping, among other lifestyle services for seniors. Young families will appreciate the quiet, and the convenient access to the TTC.

Possible Deal Breaker: The area is decidedly tamer than other parts of the city. If you’re looking for a little more action, it’s possible to find a similarly priced unit elsewhere.

By the Numbers:

• $729,000
• $741.00 in monthly maintenance fees
• 1,500 square feet
• 2 bedrooms
• 2 bathrooms
• 2 balconies
• 1 parking space
• 1 locker