House of the Week: $2.4 million for a contemporary home on Rosedale’s northern edge
ADDRESS: 211 Glen Road
NEIGHBOURHOOD: Rosedale–Moore Park
THE PLACE: A modern four-bedroom house at the northern tip of Rosedale, near the walking trails of Chorley Park and down the street from Summerhill Market.
BRAGGING RIGHTS: Romano Erba, who designed this house, has the stamp of approval from architect star Carlos Ott (famous for the Opéra Bastille in Paris and skyscrapers in Abu Dhabi and Dubai)—Erba also designed Ott’s Toronto home.
BIG SELLING POINT: The large backyard, with its well-tended patio and swimming pool, is awfully tempting now that the hot weather has arrived. The long driveway and 3-car garage means there’s plenty of parking for guests, or extra space to spread out more lounge chairs.
POSSIBLE DEAL BREAKER: Although the house was built in 1993, the clean, contemporary vibe has mostly held up. Still, a few of the features—the glass block walls, for instance—feel a little dated.
BY THE NUMBERS:
• $14,185.30 in property taxes
• 3,634 square feet
• 6 bathrooms
• 4 bedrooms
• 3-car garage
• 3 fireplaces
• 2 skylights
• 2 balconies
• 1 in-ground swimming pool
• 1 nanny suite