Condo of the Week: $5.5 million for a customized penthouse with its own putting green

Condo of the Week: $5.5 million for a customized penthouse with its own putting green

Address: 224 King Street West, Unit 4701
Neighbourhood: King West
Agent: Shelley Shapiro, Sotheby’s International Realty Canada Inc., Brokerage
Price: $5,475,000

The place

The top floor of Theatre Park, a condo tower with a swanky sixth-floor pool overlooking the action outside Roy Thomson Hall during TIFF.

The main living area is arranged around a two-sided gas fireplace:


The kitchen is continuous with the living area:


There’s plenty of room for a dining table:


The countertops are Calcatta marble:


There are four bedrooms, all with access to the terrace. Here’s one of them, with a view of the CN Tower:


Another bedroom:


This bedroom has been turned into a library:


And here’s the master bedroom:


The master bedroom’s walk-in closet:


And the master ensuite:


The history

City planners called the developer’s 2007 proposal to squeeze a 130-metre-tall skyscraper onto an 18-metre-wide lot “inappropriate” and “unsupportable” but—what do you know—the tower topped off seven years later. This penthouse was customized for a couple, who haven’t used it much.

Big selling point

The wraparound terrace is 2,000 square feet. (For a bit of context, consider that the patio at El Caballito’s next door is about 1,800.) It has a barbecue and a wet bar.

Also, a hot tub:


A huge retractable awning:


And even a putting green:


Possible deal breaker

Unlike some other luxury towers, this one doesn’t come with valet service. The unit does come with four parking spaces, though, two of which are accessed by a neat hydraulic lift.

By the numbers

• $5,475,000
• $1,935 in monthly maintenance fees
• 3,270 square feet
• 4 bathrooms
• 4 parking spaces
• 4 bedrooms
• 1 den
• 1 gas fireplace
• 1 putting green

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