Rental of the Week: $3,500 per month for the third floor of a house in Forest Hill

Rental of the Week: $3,500 per month for the third floor of a house in Forest Hill

Address: 117 Chaplin Crescent
Neighbourhood: Forest Hill
Agent: Kelly Lazar, Forest Hill Real Estate Inc., Brokerage
Price: $3,500 per month, plus hydro

The place

A two-bedroom apartment on the third floor of a fourplex.

The living and dining area are in a large open space with pitched ceilings:


The kitchen has new surfaces:


The guest bedroom has balcony access:


And here’s the master bedroom:


The two bedrooms share this bathroom:


The history

The house was built in 1931. About four years ago, the person who owned it at the time gutted the place and renovated it, adding hardwood floors, a central vacuum, and Caesarstone countertops in all the kitchens. In 2015, realtor Andrea Kalmar bought the building.

Major perk

A 180-square-foot balcony framed in exposed brick offers plenty of room for patio furniture and cookout equipment:


Possible deal breaker

There’s no elevator, meaning tenants will have to lug groceries up a few flights of stairs.

By the numbers

• $3,500 per month, plus hydro
• 1,625 square feet
• 2 bedrooms
• 2 bathrooms
• 1 balcony
• 1 gas fireplace
• 1 parking space

The Hunt