House of the Week: $5.5 million for a brand new Wychwood Park home with a backyard tennis court
The Place: A four-bedroom home with a tennis court and backyard pond in the exclusive enclave of Wychwood Park.
Bragging Rights: Elite Torontonians from Marshall McLuhan to Hudson’s Bay bigwig Bonnie Brooks have long flocked to this private neighbourhood, which contains just 60 homes and a single winding road.
Big Selling Point: The house, one of the only brand new builds in the neighbourhood, has all the bells and whistles, including heated floors, an iPad-friendly sound system and a media room with a wet bar and popcorn station.
Possible Deal Breaker: The peek-a-boo wall into the library may make you feel like you’re on an episode of Big Brother.
By The Numbers:
• $15,100.06 in property taxes (2013)
• 5,000 square feet
• 6 bathrooms
• 4 bedrooms
• 3-car garage
• 2 storeys
• 2 gas fireplaces