178 Alton Avenue
Lovely in Leslieville

offered at 799,000 | semi-detached, 2-storey | 2 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms | taxes 3256.97 (2018) | lot size 14.83 x 78 feet | forced air / gas | central air | partly finished basement | inclusions fridge, gas stove, built-in dishwasher, microwave/range hood, all electric light fixtures and ceiling fans, all window coverings, electric fireplace in the basement, barbecue, hot water tank (rental)

Charming prime Leslieville home located right across from sprawling Greenwood Park! 178 Alton Avenue has been lovingly updated throughout with soft-hued hardwood floors on the main floor, potlights, and contemporary chef's kitchen with much coveted gas cooking. The kitchen offers a walk-out to the lush back yard oasis...just in time for summer, the perfect spot for entertaining or relaxation. There is ample light in this home, with beautiful park breezes that run throughout the house in the spring and summer months. The perfect master bedroom features a double closet and serene views overlooking the park. Your dream designer bath awaits with elegant marble mosaic tiles paired with timelessly stylish subway tiles. The versatile basement can easily double as a family room or guest room with cozy electric fireplace and three piece bath. There's nothing to do here but move in!

In addition to the beautiful, quiet back yard retreat, 178 Alton Avenue also boasts the best front yard in the city with Greenwood Park! Greendwood Park is a verdant 6.2 hectare park with two ball diamonds, a multi-purpose sports field, a dog off-leash area, a community garden, a splash pad, a children's playground, and a great outdoor pool. There is also a covered outdoor artificial ice rink available in the winter for skating, and used for ball hockey in the summer. The ice skating trail located beside the ice rink is one of a growing number of skating trails found within the City of Toronto. This home is in the sweet spot of Leslieville, close to the best restaurants and bars on Queen Street East and Gerrard Street, and a short walk to the Beach and the Leslieville Farmer's Market.

The 'Hood


The neighbourhood. At once trendy, hip and urban, and yet ultra indie and eco-conscious, Leslieville is eclectic, stylish, and diverse. With out-of-the-box, original stores setting up camp here, Leslieville has quickly become one of the hottest neighbourhoods of the city. And yet it retains its tight-knit community vibe with local shops and restaurants that strive to embrace the distinctiveness and history that defines Leslieville.

Foodies rejoice: 178 Alton Avenue is just steps to Gerrard Street East and Queen Street West, where some of the trendiest Toronto restaurants reside. Specialty breweries co-exist with hot brunch spots, take out joints, organic grocers, and gastropubs. Plenty of outdoor space and the Beach nearby keeps you playing all year round. The local Farmer's Market is also a popular draw.

Transit. 178 Alton Avenue is conveniently located two blocks away from the 506 Carlton streetcar. It is also a short walk to the 501 Queen streetcar, which runs between Long Branch and Neville Park twenty-four hours a day. The home is also a few blocks from the 31 Greenwood bus, which connects to Greenwood Subway station on Line 2.

Public Schools. Leslieville Junior Public School (GR. JK-06), 254 Leslie Street. Duke of Connaught Junior and Senior Public School (GR. JK-08), 70 Woodfield Road. Riverdale Collegiate Institute (GR. 09-12), 1094 Gerrard Street. Danforth Collegiate and Technical Institute (GR. 09-12), 800 Greenwood Avenue.

Catholic Schools. St. Joseph Catholic School (GR. JK-08), 176 Leslie Street. St. Brigid Catholic School (French Immersion GR. JK-SK), 50 Woodmount Avenue. St. Agatha Catholic School (French Immersion GR. 01-08), 49 Cathedral Bluffs Drive. St. John Catholic School (Extended French GR. 05-08), 780 Kingston Road. Notre Dame High School (GR. 09-12), 12 Malvern Avenue. Senator O'Connor College School (GR. 09-12), 60 Rowena Drive. St. Patrick Catholic Secondary School (GR. 09-12), 49 Felstead Avenue.

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Edward Wang
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Royal LePage Connect Realty

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