Rental of the Week: $2,200 per month for a laneway townhouse near the Don River
A two-bedroom townhouse on a pedestrian-only laneway beside the Don River.
Here’s the kitchen:
The living and dining area:
There are two bedrooms. Here’s one of them:
This is a Murphy bed, meaning it folds up into the wall when not in use:
The main bathroom:
This block is comprised of about 40 townhouses on lanes named after prominent Toronto women. (Kay Macpherson was a feminist, peace activist, and Order of Canada recipient.) The unit was built a decade ago, and its current owner purchased it in 2014. She lived there until recently, when she moved to western Canada for work.
There’s a small patio that looks out onto the lane. With no car traffic whizzing by, it’s a quiet place to sit:
Possible deal breaker
The townhouse is a small space, and the bedrooms are narrow. It would be a good fit for a couple or a family with one child, but add any housemates into the mix and things could get cramped in a hurry.
By the numbers
• 925 square feet
• 2 bedrooms
• 1.5 bathrooms
• 1 patio
• 1 underground parking spot