House of the Week: $2.2 million for a cozy Lytton Park home, complete with trampoline
Address: 208 Hillhurst Boulevard
Neighbourhood: Lytton Park
Agent: Eileen Farrow, Chestnut Park Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage
The place: A five-bedroom, four-bathroom family home in Lytton Park, just up the street from Forest Hill Collegiate (that’s right, Drake’s school).
The history: In 2007, the owners hired Hildi Weiman Interior Design to renovate the entire house. The kitchen now has luxe finishes like heated marble floors, a warming drawer, a wine fridge and a built-in espresso machine—and there’s built-in cabinetry throughout the home.
Big selling point: The master bedroom comes with two walls of windows, cathedral ceilings and a bathroom with heated stone floors, a jet tub, built-in speakers and an oversized shower.
Possible deal breaker: Though the backyard is large (the home sits on a 50-by-135-foot lot), the landscaping could probably stand to be updated to take full advantage of the space. Also—and this may be good or bad news, depending upon whether the buyer likes to bounce—the trampoline is included in the sale.
By the numbers:
• $10,397.07 in taxes (2015)
• 2,637 square feet
• 5 bedrooms
• 4 bathrooms
• 3 parking spaces
• 2 fireplaces (1 gas-burning, 1 wood-burning)
• 1 trampoline
The foyer has heated marble floors.
The living room has a gas fireplace and a bay window.
The dining area is continuous with the living room.
The family room has a wood-burning fireplace and a built-in bookshelf.
There’s more of that heated marble flooring in the kitchen, and the counters and backsplashes are also marble.
There’s also a fancy wine fridge and an espresso maker.
Next to the kitchen, there’s a breakfast area.
A mudroom at the rear of the house has plenty of built-in storage.
And behind the mudroom, there’s an office with a view of the backyard.
There are four bedrooms on the second floor. This one has a large, built-in dresser/desk combo.
Real estate fact: Audrey Hepburn sells houses.
The master bedroom has high cathedral ceilings, and the TV on the wall is included in the sale.
The master bathroom has heated floors and a speaker system.
The owners are planning on leaving that trampoline behind for the buyers.
They’re keeping their tetherball, though.