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House of the Week: $1.3 million for an eccentric laneway live-work space near Casa Loma

House of the Week: 2 Dartnell Avenue

Address: 2 Dartnell Avenue
Neighbourhood: Casa Loma
Agent: Nancy Freeman and Elden Freeman, Freeman Real Estate Ltd.
Price: $1,328,000

The Place: A live-work space tucked into a laneway near Bathurst and Dupont.

Bragging Rights: If the many workshop spaces throughout the home aren’t your thing, they could fairly easily be turned into enormous, light-filled bedrooms. And that lofted DJ space isn’t too shabby, either.

Big Selling Point: This home comes with a whopping 8 parking spaces in the vacant front lot, which the owner could use to park a whole fleet of cars, or even (permits permitting) as a place to build an addition.

Possible Deal Breaker: While this house is a good fit for one’s inner child, with lofty spaces and ladders and workshops throughout, it’s probably not particularly great for actual children. Careful supervision of any young ones romping around is probably a good idea.

By the Numbers:

• $1,328,000
• 8 parking spaces
• 4 bathrooms
• 2 bedrooms
• 2 refrigerators
• 2 stoves
• 1 ladder
• 1 laneway