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House of the Week: $6.7 million for a classic home with a designer interior in Rosedale


Address: 56 Binscarth Road
Neighbourhood: Rosedale-Moore Park
Agent: Mimi Wood and Lisa Robinson, Sotheby’s International Realty Canada, Brokerage
Price: $6,675,000

The Place: A detached, fully renovated brick-and-stone home on one of Rosedale’s prettiest tree-lined streets.

Bragging Rights: The gargantuan master bedroom has a terrace big enough to entertain at least 25 of the owner’s closest friends.

Big Selling Point: It’s an older property, but this completely reconstructed home puts to bed any stereotypes about shoebox-sized rooms covered in dusty paint. Designed by Ray Murakami and Powell & Bonnell, the interior has grand common rooms, bedrooms with en suite baths and top-of-the-line finishes.

Possible Deal Breaker: With five bedrooms on the upper floors and two in the basement, it would take a lot of people to make this house feel full.

By The Numbers:

• $6,675,000
• $16,390.06 in property taxes (2013)
• 7,809 square feet of living space
• 8 bathrooms
• 5 bedrooms
• 4 parking spots
• 2.5 storeys
• 1 gas fireplace
• 1 terrace
• 1 heritage designation
• 1 ELAN home-automation system