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SOLD | 145 Madison Avenue

$ 4,250,000

145 Madison Avenue, ,
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Address: 145 Madison Avenue
Postal Code: M5R 2S6
Country: Canada
Price: $ 4,250,000
Rooms: 11
Square Footage: 5,060 square feet
Lot Size: 60 feet x 121 feet
Bedrooms: 5 bedrooms
Bathrooms: 4 bathrooms
Taxes: $20,536.36
Possession: 60 days/TBD
Basement: Unfinished w/separate entrance
Garage: Detached garage
Garage Size: Two spaces
Parking: Lane parking
Parking Spaces: Six spaces

Welcome To One of the Finest Remaining Examples
of Original 'Toronto Annex' Architecture

  • Designed by Architect Frederick H. Herbert
    • F.H. Herbert set the standard for residential architecture in Toronto at the turn of the century
    • Best known for his Queen Anne Revival architectural style – Asymmetrical free style plans and elevations with circular corner towers, slate roofs and tall chimneys, a mixture of materials, variety in the shape and placement of fenestration (openings in buildings), and classical detailing.
    • Renowned for designing buildings in the late 1890’s and early 1900’s, in the City’s most prominent neighbourhoods such as the West Annex and Forest Hill
  • Built by Dancy Brothers for William R. Wadsworth in 1896
  • Located in the West Annex Phase 1 (Madison Avenue) Heritage Conservation District.
    • The property is Designated as a Heritage Property, having historical and/or architectural significance, and is subject to the provisions of the Ontario Heritage Act.
  • This Grande Dame is a rare canvas awaiting your custom single family or multi residential restoration. Unspoiled by the current owners of 50 years, period details include:
    • A front facing gable
    • Red brick exterior
    • Rusticated stone foundations and sills
    • Carved sandstone detail and original exterior caps
    • Diamond shaped terra cotta shingling
    • Sandstone Juliette balcony
    • Slate roof shingles
    • Recessed side entry
    • Semi-circular arches
    • Oriel windows
    • Palladian windows
    • Leaded and stained-glass
    • Plaster moldings
    • Ceiling medallions
    • Dentil moldings
    • Cherrywood wainscoting
    • Bevelled beading
    • Centre-cut oak wainscoting and trim
    • Carved wooden pillars
    • Double pocket door to dining room with Cherrywood façade on foyer side
    • Quarter-sawn oak floors
    • Custom radiators
    • Original carved fireplace mantles, crafted tile surrounds and hearths
  • Exceptionally spacious with endless possibilities – over 5,000 square feet (plus almost 2,000 square feet on the lower level) with classic heritage attributes
  • Set on one of the largest lots in the Annex, with a detached 2-car garage plus parking for 4 cars off the rear laneway
    • Rarely allowed density of “1.0”
      • i.e. 1 x lot area is the allowable square footage of the dwelling
      • 60’ x 121’ lot = 7,260 square foot dwelling
    • Possible future potential for a Laneway Suite  (Subject to City zoning and building requirement approvals – would require modification of the existing dwelling to allow for needed separation from the main dwelling, plus from the laneway.)
  • Located on sought-after Madison Avenue which boasts a consistent original heritage fabric, providing an intact “Toronto Annex” streetscape
  • Take advantage of this fabulous, friendly, Annex neighbourhood within walking distance of three subway lines, sought-after Huron Street Junior Public School and close to a host of excellent private and post-secondary school options
  • Stroll to nearby parks and enjoy a full array of shops and restaurants along emerging, trendy Dupont St, magnificent Bloor St and fashionable Yorkville – something for everyone!
  • A walker’s paradise with a  Walk score of 93
  • Transit score of 98 and Bike score of 100

A rare and special offering!

Laneway Parking
Heritage Property
Separate Basement Entrance
Family Room
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