Sold Upper Beach Beauty | 19 Bellhaven Road
Just the Facts
About the Property
Top 10 Reasons we THIS HOUSE:
Want to live in one of the best neighbourhood’s in Toronto? Want to walk to the Beach in 15 minutes and escape the million dollar price tags and parking nightmares? How about having $200,000 of your mortgage paid for & still enjoy spacious living over two floors?
Then you are going to love this house – let us tell you why:
Location, location, location – it doesn’t get better than this. Walk to the Beach, Little India or the Danforth – you are basically in the centre of 3 of the most vibrant Toronto ‘hoods..
A great layout that makes the most of your living space. Live on two floors – complete with spacious kitchen & open concept living/dining room, you’ll have plenty of space for entertaining.
Wood burning fireplace. A real, wood burning fireplace
Making the most of the awesome lower floor is the walk-out to your private back courtyard. It’s a true lower level that doesn’t look or feel like a basement.
The gardens – from the lush English garden in the front yard (the annual tulips in the Spring are spectacular) to the peaceful private rear garden, you will never want for an outdoor space to enjoy.
The decks – custom built in 2010, there are 3 to choose from. The stunning upper back deck off the kitchen is the perfect entertaining space. The lower deck look over the private courtyard and is the perfect place for a cup of tea in the morning. The front deck is the perfect place to watch the world go by while reading a book on summer afternoons. It’s like adding 3 additional rooms to the house in the summer months.
The backyard comes complete with huge shed that opens up to the back lane – perfect for bike storage or a work space. Is dedicated parking more your thing? Then it can be removed for a parking space.
Income potential – the 1 bedroom apartment upstairs can easily bring in up to $1100 a month in rental income – that’s almost $200,000 of mortgage.
Don’t want to share your space? This house can easily be converted back into a 3 bedroom family home.
The expensive stuff is done. Taken care of. New roof – 2015. New chimney – 2015. New shingles – 2015. Upgraded plumbing risers & upgraded to 3/4” throughout entire house – 2010. All knob & tube removed in 2006. New basement bathroom in 2010. New upstairs kitchen in 2011. Custom built decks in 2010. New basement, complete with cement board walls in 2010. Custom built garbage shed in 2009.
Why We Love the Neighbourhood
Step from your new front door you will find Bowmore Public School, complete with Fairmont Recreation Centre. This amazing school/park complex has it all: a fully engaged parent council, sought-after full junior and senior day care facilities, indoor pool & community centre that features Toronto city lessons and classes, public tennis courts and a full season, life-guard staffed wading pool. Add 3 different playgrounds to choose from and this neighbourhood can’t be beat!
The Upper Beach is strategically positioned in the centre of 3 lively neighbourhoods: Little India, the Danforth and the Beach – you get the best of all 3 worlds. Get everything that the Beach has to offer without having to worry about any of the parking headaches. An easy 15 minute walk to the water, you can enjoy all that comes with living on the edge of Toronto’s east waterfront. From expansive beaches, local shops along popular Queen Street East to fabulous restaurants, you can have that “Beach” lifestyle without the million dollar price tag!
Little India Bazaar is a world away that is only steps away! Filled with south Asian culture, this stretch of Gerrard Street East has something for everyone. Love Indian food? Take your pick from some of the best restaurants. From year-round local festivals, unique shops and new coffee houses, this neighbourhood is a gem in the heart of multicultural Toronto.
Want more from your new neighbourhood? It delivers with the Woodbine subway stop on the Bloor-Danforth line only a 15 minute walk away, with a 5 minute rider to Greektown and all that the Danforth has to offer. Shops, restaurants, coffee houses and business abound on the bustling Danforth. From the awesome Royal Beef butcher, to full grocery shopping at Valumart and amazing child centre Oaks ’N Acorns, it’s all within easy walking distance from 19 Bellhaven Road.