Condo of the Week: $1.7 million for a CityPlace penthouse with a CN Tower view
A 49th-floor penthouse with views of the CN Tower and Lake Ontario.
The living and dining area has easy access to the terrace:
The reverse view:
The kitchen has granite countertops and stainless steel Viking appliances:
The sellers added some built-in shelving in the den:
There’s a decent-sized office:
Here’s the guest bedroom:
The master bedroom has quite a view. Better not lounge around naked with the curtains open when there are people doing the Edgewalk, though:
The master bathroom:
A lawyer and a teacher who moved from Vancouver bought this place in 2007. Now, they’re heading back to B.C. to build a dream home by the ocean. They spent more than $100,000 on upgrades, according to their agent.
Big selling point
Terraces this big are rare. Party guests are sure to be impressed:
Possible deal breaker
The building is in CityPlace, a dense cluster of towers developed without much infrastructure to support them. Getting in and out can be a hassle, especially when there are Jays games happening. One glimmer of hope: Metrolinx announced a SmartTrack station at Spadina and Front earlier this week—though there’s still some confusion as to exactly what that means for the neighbourhood.
By the numbers
• 1,893 square feet
• $1,198 in monthly maintenance fees
• 497-square-foot terrace
• 3 bathrooms
• 2 bedrooms
• 1 den
• 1 parking space
• 1 locker