Condo of the Week: $900,000 for a suite that’s a literal stone’s throw from the lake
Address: 401 Queens Quay West, Unit 502
Agent: Heikki Walden, Sutton Group Associates Realty, Brokerage
The place: A large one-bedroom unit in a 29-year-old building on the water’s edge.
The history: Designer Myrlene Sundberg and painter John Palchinski, the husband-and-wife team behind Urban Mode, have lived here since 1990. They’ve toppled walls in the kitchen and solarium (now a second den), allowing sunlight to penetrate deeper into the home.
Big selling point: The building’s extra-close proximity to the lake gives this unit a cottage-like view. A wood-burning fireplace also adds to the Muskoka vibe.
Possible deal breaker: Sorry, no pets allowed. (Actually, anyone who’s ever lived next to a yappy Schnauzer may consider that a plus.)
By the numbers:
• 1,471 square feet
• $1,130 in monthly maintenance fees
• 98-square-foot balcony
• 2 bathrooms
• 2 dens, plus an office in the bedroom
• 1 bedroom
• 1 laundry room with ample storage
• 1 wood-burning fire place
• 1 parking space
The owners knocked down walls to open up the unit’s interior.
The kitchen island seats four.
The living room has a wood-burning fireplace—a true rarity in a condo.
The dining area.
There’s a small, private office area.
This den area could be used as a second bedroom.
The master bedroom.
The main bathroom.
Condos don’t get much closer to the water than this.
A better look at the view.