A Fresh Parkdale/Ronceys Point Of View

offered at $1,335,000

If you’ve been looking for a place to call Home, you know how challenging it is to find a character property in a dynamite family-friendly location. You’d like the charm and space a century home offers, but who has the time to gut it to the studs? Finding a place that doesn’t need a contracting crew seems like a tall order, but look no further! This beautiful turn-key dwelling has has already been renovated and updated with care – just move in!

Welcome to 37 Fuller Avenue.

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Dynamite Roncesvalles Village, having earned a new funky and fresh rep, still possesses the magic of authentic Polish butchers, bakeries and restaurants which thrive amongst a growing number of trendy restaurants, boutiques and indie coffee houses. Throw in some great pubs like The Local, second-run flicks at the Revue Cinema and tasty treats at La Cubana and Hey, and you’ve got yourself a neighbourhood that’s no longer one of Toronto’s best kept secrets. Renown for its European ambience and small-town feel, this village neighbourhood has blossomed with young families who value the proximity to the City’s largest park – High Park – which, at nearly 400 acres offers playgrounds, Grenadier Pond, a zoo, baseball diamonds, an outdoor pool, and forest. And to the south of the area, the Sunnyside lakefront provides playgrounds, picnic areas, the Sunnyside Bathing Pavilion, a boardwalk, a recreation trail and beaches. Plus this house is steps to Queen West with its burgeoning restaurant scene, plus the convenience of the 24 hour streetcar to whisk you downtown!

All the necessities for family life to flourish are nearby, including libraries, day cares, churches, and great schools. There is representation from numerous school boards, with reputable elementary and high schools (including public and separate school boards, private schools) offering instruction in both English and French (as well as French Immersion programs).

This elegant 3-storey semi-detached Victorian brick dwelling retains all the charm of a vintage property yet has been thoughtfully renovated to accommodate today’s busy lifestyle. It has been meticulously renovated to exude warmth and light thanks to its expansive new windows. Offering a nod to tradition with some fresh urban finishes, this residence is picture perfect urban living at its best!

Inside, this 4 bedroom 4 bath residence oozes warmth and style. From the welcoming entrance, one can see straight through to the rear floor to ceiling doors and garden beyond, contributing to a feeling of openness and flow. A glorious arched window illuminates the spacious living/dining space, which opens on to a designer kitchen with a 9′ island, Caesar stone counters, and Jenn-Air Professional appliances – enough to make any chef swoon! And don’t miss the brand new 2-piece powder room!

Upstairs you’ll find the sun-drenched, graciously-proportioned master bedroom with a spa-like ensuite and walk-in closet. Three more unique bedrooms complete the second and third levels, including a third floor sunny cedar deck that offers sunny panoramic urbanscape vistas. It’s a heart-grabber! Downstairs, a finished basement offers a generous and versatile recreation space with a 3-piece washroom to boot.

Here’s the comprehensive list of recent upgrades:

All work done with permits
Designed by celebrity designer featured on HGTV/CBC/Food Network/Canada’s Style at Home Magazine
Original 1890 Victorian charm retained
9’9” ceilings on main floor
8’6” ceilings on second floor
Vaulted ceilings on third floor
6’5” ceilings in basement. Concrete slab lowered to allow more head clearance
Replicated front door from original
All new energy efficient self-cleaning vinyl windows
Brand new shingles and flat roofs
Carport with steel roof and new carport pad
All new Soffit, fascia, gutters and downspouts
Designer selected hardware throughout
6″ plank hand scraped hickory on all above grade floors
“Saw cut” custom stairs
5/8″ glass staircase walls from basement to 3rd floor all with custom flat black stand-offs
Exposed brick wall in stairwell
Triple hinge doors throughout
Backband window and door casings throughout
Closet organizers in all bedrooms
Designer selected light fixtures throughout
Reclaimed wood used in details throughout the home
High quality UK based Karndean design flooring in basement rec room
BASF 2lb spray foam insulation (purple foam) as featured on such shows as Mike Holmes–Holmes inspection on all exterior walls and 3rd floor ceilings
Brand new EFIS stucco outside
Cedar galore. Front porch, back deck, 3rd floor Terrace, fence and carport all in cedar
Pet friendly synthetic grass. No maintenance and grass always looks greener on this side
Cold-rolled steel planter boxes in Back yard

Kitchen and Bath
Custom DCB solid wood kitchen 9’ centre island with central vacuum toe kick
Caesar stone counter
Imported Spanish tile backsplash with floating shelves
Jenn-air Professional Series 36” dual fuel range
Jenn-air Professional Series 36” range hood with warming lamps
Jenn-air Professional Series side by side fridge
Jenn-air professional series dishwasher
Jenn-air Professional Series microwave drawer
Whirlpool Duet Front load washer dryer
Custom reclaimed wood block vanity in main floor powder room
5 piece Master bedroom ensuite with frameless glass shower and free-standing soaker tub
2nd floor baths have heated floor
Full 4 piece bath in basement
Panasonic Whisper Ceiling ventilation fans

All new electrical with 200amp service
50+ LED pot lights
All new plumbing with PEX ¾” copper from city and in house.
Basement has been water proofed on exterior back ½ of property
Interior weeping tile system installed
Sump pump
Backwater check valve
Dens Shield waterproof drywall used throughout basement
Nest wireless thermostat (control your conditioned air even while on vacation)
New Lennox modulating Furnace
New Dual system ductless heat and ac used in both 3rd floor bedrooms for true comfort in all weather conditions
New 2.5 tonne air conditioner
New Noritz tankless water heater
New Eureka central vac and equipment
Sonos sound system ready. Pre-wired with 6 in-ceiling speaker (control your playlist from your phone/iPad)
Cat 6 wired throughout

Executed properly with permits, this stylish turn-key residence with 2 car carport is ready for immediate occupancy.

Want to know more about this unique urban home?

Contact steve@urbaneer.com for more info!

Do you much about the neighbourhood and its amenities? Here’s our Neighborhood Page on Roncesvalles Village, including our flavour video, the city census data on the area, plus several past blogs on area amenities!