Condo of the Week: $1 million for a penthouse in a St. James Town development with a rooftop pool

Condo of the Week: $1 million for a penthouse in a St. James Town development with a rooftop pool

Condo of the Week: 120 Homewood Avenue, Unit 617
Address: 120 Homewood Avenue, Unit 617
Neighbourhood: North St. James Town
Agent: Andrew Harrild, Royal LePage Your Community Realty, Brokerage
Price: $999,500

The Place: A two-bedroom corner penthouse in The Verve lofts, a mid-rise building attached to a condo tower with a rooftop pool.

Bragging Rights: The building scored a gold certification from the LEED green building rating system, meaning that—in theory, at least—you’ll reduce your carbon footprint while lounging in the living room.

Big Selling Point: The stairway and the breakfast bar mark out distinct areas for the kitchen, dining, and living rooms without sacrificing the open-plan feel.

Possible Deal Breaker: The building has a well-appointed gym, which will make you feel all the more guilty if you hate working up a sweat.

By the Numbers:
• $999,500
• $866.12 in monthly maintenance fees
• 1,600-1,799-square feet
• 3 bathrooms
• 2 bedrooms
• 2 parking spots
• 1 rooftop pool in the building