Condo of the Week: $680,000 to live in a former mattress factory in Roncesvalles

Condo of the Week: $680,000 to live in a former mattress factory in Roncesvalles

Address: 2154 Dundas Street West, Unit 207
Neighbourhood: Roncesvalles
Agent: Carmen Krasevac, Royal LePage Real Estate Services Ltd., Brokerage
Price: $679,900

The place

A bright industrial loft in a former mattress factory. The unit has original posts, wooden ceilings and exposed brick. The rest of the finishes are modern.

Here’s the foyer:


There’s a little nook that’s currently set up as an office:


The dining and living areas are combined:


Not sure what kind of animal is on the floor over there, but it looks like it was squished flat by that giant crocheted ball thingy:


The unit has one bathroom, and this is it:


The sellers were getting double duty out of this second bedroom:


The master bedroom has some generously sized windows:


The history

The first three floors of this building were built in 1911 for the B.F. Harvey Company. Two more floors were added in 1922. The whole thing became 44 condo units around 2009. The current owners of this unit, a couple with two children, have been here about three years.

Big selling point

The industrial-sized windows let light pour into nearly every room:


Possible deal breaker

This building predates the concept of an underground parking garage. That said, the Dundas West subway station is very close, and the newly affordable UP Express runs directly to Union Station in 12 minutes.

By the numbers

• $679,900
• 1,050 square feet
• $783 in monthly maintenance fees
• 11-foot ceilings
• 2 bedrooms
• 1 bathroom

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