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Condo of the Week: $1.3 million for a Greenwood-Coxwell loft in a former bakery

Condo of the Week: $1.3 million for a Greenwood-Coxwell loft in a former bakery

Address: 2 Minto Street, Unit 2B Neighbourhood: Greenwood-Coxwell Agent: Ken McDonald, Re/Max Hallmark Realty Ltd., Brokerage Price: $1,275,000

The place: Nearly the entire first floor of a converted Estonian bakery.

The history: The sellers, a couple of music industry vets, bought this 1953 building a little over a decade ago and brought it back to life as six condo units. They saved this unit, the biggest and best one, for themselves, carving out a pair of offices so they could both work from home, along with four bedrooms for their growing family.

Big selling point: The owners love being able to step outside their door to take their three rescue dogs on walks without getting in an elevator.

Possible deal breaker: There’s no backyard. There is, however, a private rooftop deck, and the dead-end street is ideal for shooting hoops or playing road hockey—potentially an important consideration for anyone with a big enough family to justify a four-bedroom purchase.

By the numbers:

• $1,275,000 • 2,225 square feet • $800 in monthly maintenance fees • 230-square-foot roof deck • 140-square-foot terrace • 10-foot ceilings • 4 bedrooms • 2 bathrooms • 2 home offices/dens • 1 parking space in the garage • 1 parking space outside • 1 garage door in the dining room

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The building was a bakery before the sellers carved it into six condos. This unit, the largest, is theirs.

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The floor plan is a little like an office: living areas in the middle, and private rooms arranged around the perimeter.

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The kitchen and dining area are combined.

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The counter is reclaimed wood.

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The owners used some translucent plastic material to cordon off this den.

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Next to the den is an office space.

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There are four bedrooms. Here’s one.

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And another.

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And another.

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The master bedroom is a little larger, and it has double closets.

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The master bedroom’s en suite bathroom.

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The unit comes with a private rooftop deck.

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And plenty of scooter parking.

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It’s at ground level, so taking the dog for a walk is never a problem.

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