2362 Queen Street E #8 - Listed at $598,000

Hurry on over and seize this exceptionally rare opportunity to get into the coveted Waterworks Lofts in The Beach! This boutique soft loft building, named after the water treatment facility across the street, is a unique character in the neighbourhood. With over 900 sq ft of space, and an open concept floor plan, this 2-storey loft will be difficult to pass up. It has great, big windows, soaring ceilings (so it’s super bright!), hardwood floors, and a gas fireplace for that extra loft-like ambience and charm. Has laundry en-suite (how convenient!), and a walk-out to a private deck with gas BBQ. The large master bedroom with en-suite bath and walk-in closet will steal your beating heart, while the second bedroom can easily be converted into an office space for the professional types, or a nursery for the budding family. Who doesn’t love options? Comes with parking and locker, too! Hooray! Best of all, the maintenance fees include all utilities, so you’ll never have to look at a hydro bill ever again. Score! Located only one block from the lake, and in the heart of the forever trendy Beach area, it’s a beach dweller’s dream boat. Make yourself cozy, because one foot in the door and you’ll be here to stay.

1852 Queen Street E #202 – Listed at $484,900

Be careful with this strapping 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom unit in The Academy Lane Lofts, it’ll worm its way into your heart! Being Streetcar Development’s first conversion project ever, this charming boutique building located in The Beaches (or “The Beach” if you’re a local), would make a killer home. It’s exceptionally bright and spacious, what with the wall of windows and soaring 16’ ceilings and all. It has a fabulously open concept floor plan, with recently renovated bamboo floors and cappuccino kitchen, stainless steel appliances and backsplash (so easy to clean!), as well as granite counter tops. How snazzy! With a cozy living room area, complete with newer stone gas fireplace, and a walk-out to the gorgeous 18’x5’ private terrace with gas hookup for your BBQ, you’ll be ready to host a party with your pals or rock it out on your own. The master bedroom, located on the uppermost level, comes with a fancy custom wardrobe and a little den-like nook to tuck away a desk or a reading chair - *gush* And with 1 indoor parking spot and a locker included as well, there’s very little you’ll be wanting for. It’s only a short walk to the boardwalk and beach, and is in close proximity to the best digs that the neighbourhood has to offer. Hooray! And with a 24 hour streetcar stop located directly outside the building’s main entrance, the convenience factor is off the radar. Oh Academy Lane Lofts, I like you. Offers accepted anytime! Contact me today to schedule a showing. xo

147 Wheeler Avenue – Listed at $989,000

This gorgeous, detached, 3-storey home on Wheeler Avenue is sure to make your knees weak. Built in 1889, and lovingly restored in 2012, this 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom piece of art was taken down to the studs. With exposed original brick and ceiling joists, solid oak stairs with glass balustrades all the way up, and horizontal cut windows for that extra bit of brightness, there's the perfect balance of old and new. Has custom, hand-carved barn wood trim, polished concrete floors with exposed aggregate, engineered real oak floors, and hydronic in-floor heating throughout with a separate thermostat for every floor - talk about luxury! Envision yourself in the modern, lofty kitchen with industrial-style plumbing fixtures, 40 linear ft of cupboards, stainless steel appliances from 2012, including built-in wall oven, dishwasher and fridge, with ice maker and water dispenser, and high-end Ceasar stone counter tops. Using reclaimed brick from 1920's for both the kitchen backsplash as well as on the front of the house, the classical character of this house has not been lost. Custom vanities in every bathroom, conveniently located 2nd floor laundry room (ooo-la-la, life just got easier), and 3rd floor master retreat with ensuite bath and 250 sq ft private balcony. Fun Fact: when the owners gutted the attic, they found a pair of Victorian lady's shoes, size 2 ½. Check 'em out in the photos above! One of the original beach houses, this classic home is ripe and ready for the next generation. Offers on Tuesday October 6th at 7pm.