Relish that Sense of Home
There is something exquisite in having your home nestled under a canopy of trees and adjacent to other elegant homes. The pride of ownership in this desirable neighbourhood is evident on every corner. It truly makes coming home special-each and every time.
Having incredible green space is important- and this stately home faces Wellesley Park. Picture mature trees, abundant of green space, pleasantly meandering pathways- all from your front door.
This brick home oozes with curb appeal, and you can tell that something special awaits you inside. This 3-bedroom home offers sublime living space for the whole family. Espresso coloured oak flooring spreads throughout much of the home, which is a subtle, but strategic décor detail.
On the main floor, you’ll find a fully updated kitchen; home cooks will revel in both the design of the space and the modern décor. Dark granite countertops and island with breakfast bar present nice contrast against light cabinetry. There is lots of cupboard space- perfect for storing your dishes or small appliances.
The dining room is large and bright- a wonderful space for entertaining or catching up over a leisurely dinner with the family. There is no denying that this is a room with an incredible park view of lovely mature trees in Wellesley Park. The bright living room is welcoming and looks onto the lush back garden patio. A chic powder room features sleek hexagon tile.
Upstairs, the primary bedroom is sizeable and comfortable- with nice stylish touches like angled ceilings that help to amplify the sense of space. It’s just one example of the myriad of original architectural details that are a nod to this home’s history. There is also an updated ensuite bathroom with dual sinks- that leads into a large walk-in closet. It’s a smart and stylish configuration. Rounding out the upstairs are two more welcoming bedrooms.
On the lower level, the living space expands in a comfortable way. The cozy family room is just the spot to watch the game or your favourite movie. One nice feature here is the extended wall of built-in shelving- perfect for keeping things neat and tidy in style. It’s also a great space to accommodate a home office.
As if it isn’t enough to have great green space out the front of this home at nearby Wellesley Park, the rear offers a respite in nature as well. The lushly landscaped yard features glorious gardens. There is ample parking as well.
Stately and Stylish Cabbagetown
Toronto is truly a patchwork of unique neighbourhoods- each with its own vibe. One which could easily be the intersection between trend and tradition is lovely, leafy Cabbagetown. This historical area has beautiful housing stock that honours its historical roots, but undeniably in a modern context- complete with hip amenities scattered conveniently, throughout the ‘hood.
If you call 17 Hillcrest Avenue home, you can run your errands in no time, with No Frills, Food Basics, Rexall’s the LCBO and the Beer Store all close to home. A visit to the Cabbagetown Farmers Market is always a great idea. Pop by the Epicure Shop for gourmet goods. Pet owners will be glad to know that there are a number of pet stores within walking distance as well.
One of Toronto’s original independent coffee shops is a quick stroll from home at Jet Fuel Coffee. Make your neighbourhood pub the historic and charming House on Parliament where you can enjoy a drink with friends and soak in the ambience. Relax on the patio and enjoy Mediterranean fare at Dova.
Having incredible green space is important- and this stately home faces Wellesley Park. Picture mature trees, lots of green space, pleasantly meandering pathways- all from your front door. There is also a playground and cool splash pad. Large Riverdale Park is close as well, with all of its amenities, including an outdoor pool, multi-purpose fields, tennis courts, track and more. In the winter, you’ll be close to the outdoor skating rink and the famous skate trail that winds through the park.
You can also experience “farm life in the city” at nearby Riverdale Farm. Riverdale Farm spreads out over 7.5 hectares, where you can get a sense of a real working farm, enjoy a picnic or relax in the plentiful green space. It’s a great family-friendly spot.
Take a peaceful stroll through the Toronto Necropolis and pause to consider the vast history of the area.
There are also great schools within walking distance. Sprucecourt PS, which offers programming all the way from JK- Gr 8 is a 10-minute walk away. For High School, Jarvis CI is also walkable.
When you picture your perfect day, what does your home look like when you wake up? Are you surrounded with character and charm? This may be the home for you!
|Address:||17 Hillcrest Park|
|Lot Square Feet:||21.49 x 101.58|
|Fencing:||Fenced front and Back|
|Flooring:||Hardwood and in-laid carpet|
|Heat/Cool:||Forced Air Gas and Air Conditioning|
|Lot size:||21.49 x 101.58|
|Location:||Cabbagetown South - St. James|
|Recreation:||Riverdale Park and Farm, Wellesley Park|
|Inclusions:||Fridge, stove, dishwasher, microwave, washer and dryer. Window coverings, light fixtures. Kitchen stools and beige chair. Main bathroom mirror. Extra tile and extra hardwood flooring in laundry room. TV mount (only) in kitchen and in basement.|
|Parking:||1 Car Parking|