Mid-Century Bathurst Street Beauty in Forest Hill

offered at $324,900

Do you dream of living in a prestigious neighbourhood with quiet avenues, mature trees and large well-maintained homes? For a budget-conscious buyer who desires living in a highly regarded neighbourhood it can be challenging to find a character property in a dynamite location. This charming suite is a brilliant example of how great space plan and location can be found on any budget.

Welcome to 2603 Bathurst Street, Suite 209

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Ideally situated in midtown Toronto, this distinguished neighbourhood is representative of the most affluent residents in the city and often compared to the posh Rosedale neighbourhood. The Forest Hill district is essentially split into two distinct pockets – Upper Forest Hill and Lower Forest Hill – with Eglinton Avenue West being the dividing line. Lower Forest Hill was developed first and completed around the 1930’s. This neighbourhood is centred upon the Forest Hill Village on Spadina Road between Lonsdale Road and Heath Street West. Upper Forest Hill was first used for the Belt Line Railway (now the Belt Line walking/biking path) and industrial land and developed a little later on when Forest Hill could no longer be contained below Eglinton Avenue West.

These days many city-dwellers are drawn to this area for its diverse topography of gently sloping hills, winding roads and charming parkettes. This prime Toronto neighbourhood has managed to retain its small town charm thanks partly to its walkability and family-friendly vibe. Taking care of your errands or planning an evening out is a breeze as this neighbourhood is dotted with numerous coffee shops, restaurants, fashionable boutiques and services that deliver all the basic staples and more. Just a few minutes south, at St. Clair Avenue West you will find a huge Loblaws and even a trendy Joe Fresh, and to the east at Yonge Street, you can choose from an abundance of dining options. If you love the outdoors, the 14.5 kilometre Belt Line Trail is fantastic for a leisurely walk, invigorating run or bike ride.

Forest Hill is conveniently located within walking distance of numerous bus routes that connect passengers to Toronto’s rapid transit subway lines with Eglinton West station located just a short walk away. But that’s not all! The future Eglinton Crosstown LRT will get you around town even quicker. For those who prefer to move about the city by car, the Allen Expressway is easily accessed from Eglinton Avenue West and will give you a quick access to highway 401.

Named for its two courtyards, The Courtyards of Upper Forest Hill is an art-deco inspired 6-level co-ownership complex consisting of 63 suites that range in size from 836 square feet to 1337 square feet. Converted in 2008 by The Rose Corporation under the design retrofit of Raw Design Architecture, this 1950s building has been transformed into a sophisticated, elegant residence that marries retro-inspired details with modern luxuries. Artfully effortless in its mix of style and comfort, we love the clean lines of the interiors, and the lavish outdoor common space complete with a gas fireplace, wood decking, and BBQ area. Inside, building amenities include a party room, an exercise room as well as a hotel-style guest suite.

Suite 209 offers over 800 generous square feet of well-proportioned space. Configured as a one bedroom unit, this suite features hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, a sleek kitchen with dark subway tile backsplash and granite countertops. Drenched with morning sun light, this corner suite offers an open concept layout with great flow for entertaining. The entertainment space accommodates both sitting and dining areas, and the balcony walk-out overlooks a quite street lined with mature trees. This outdoor space provides a terrific, private respite for those ready to make it their own – it’s a dreamy spot ideal for enjoying a morning coffee or an evening cocktail. Featuring a bright sunny master bedroom with double closet and a well-proportioned 4-piece washroom with deep soaking tub, this inviting retreat is a delightful residence for a budget-conscious buyer seeking a mid-town starter residence.

This pinch me perfect refuge offers all the benefits of low-maintenance living in an exceptional location. For those seeking an investment opportunity, this well-maintained and well-loved property is currently tenanted on a month-to-month rental of $1540 inclusive. With reasonable common fees ($467.15 plus $176.66 for property tax and $30 for parking), parking and locker, a great space plan and superb price point, this suite is a terrific opportunity for those looking for a great space at great value. For a buyer  on a budget this fantastic offering will check all the boxes.

Could this magnificent, pet-friendly residence be the ideal opportunity for you?

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