Condo of the Week: $3.7 million for a swish condo in a 20th century schoolhouse
A 3,000-square-foot condo near Bloor and Spadina. The three-bed, five-bath unit, which is located on the ground floor, has high ceilings and a pair of private patios.
In 1914, architect Neil G. Beggs built the schoolhouse, which was occupied by the Loretto College School school for a good chunk of the 20th century. In 2007, Context Developments and Quadrangle Architects converted it into 50 apartments, and, a couple bought their unit pre-construction for $1,125,000. At the time, their two children were attending the University of Toronto. Now, they’re preparing for retirement and planning a move to Collingwood.
The foyer has limestone floors:
There are built-in speakers on the ceiling in the living room:
The dining room has 12-foot ceilings and a brass chandelier:
There are mahogany cabinets and granite countertops in the kitchen:
Beside the kitchen, there’s an 110-square-foot breakfast area:
The family room has a built-in bar:
Here’s one of the unit’s 400-square-foot terraces:
The master suite has a sitting room with an electric fireplace:
This terrace is 425 square feet:
The master bedroom has oak floors:
There are two master ensuite bathrooms. This one has wood-panelled walls:
This ensuite bathroom has a soaker tub and marble tile walls:
There are two other bedrooms in the unit. This one is 140 square feet:
It has an ensuite bathroom with ceramic floors:
The second bedroom is 120 square feet and has a built-in desk:
It also has an ensuite bathroom with ceramic floors:
Big selling point
The building is rich with history and has a charming red-brick facade. It’s also located just a few blocks from Bloor Street West.
Possible deal breaker
You could rent a few one-bedroom condos with the monthly maintenance fees.
By the numbers
- 2,910 square feet
- $12,784 in property taxes
- $3,380 in monthly maintenance fees
- 3 bedrooms
- 5 bathrooms
- 2 parking spaces
- 2 fireplaces