Featuring a desirable open concept layout, the main floor is bright and cheerful with soft-hued hardwood floors, pot lights, and a charming exposed brick accent wall. The modern living and dining area lead to the renovated kitchen with breakfast bar; decked out with contemporary cabinets, stainless steel appliances, and granite counters, the kitchen is sure to impress. Walk out to the oversized deck and landscaped back yard with handy 200 square foot shed. The main floor is the perfect space for entertaining year round.
Three family-sized bedrooms can be found on the second floor, including the notable master bedroom with soaring vaulted ceilings. The full, finished basement is cozy with real wood paneling and a wet bar. This versatile space would make a great family room or kids' play area.
East York is well known for its colourful array of fruit markets, bakeries, coffee shops, clothing and accessory stores, and Toronto's best selection of Greek restaurants on the Danforth. The annual Taste of the Danforth festival, run by a committee of volunteers from the local community, draws upwards of 1.65 million attendees annually.
There's never a dull moment in this family-friendly neighbourhood, with several community centres offering free recreation programs and events. Year-round activities span from ice skating at Dieppe Park to indoor swims at the East York Community Centre to outdoor swims and impromptu baseball games at Stan Wadlow Park to tennis at The East York Tennis Club.
This home is minutes to Aldwych Park at Donlands Avenue and Mortimer Avenue. The idyllic park features a splash pad and children’s playground, and enjoys its reputation for being one of the best family-friendly parks in the city.
Transit. 19 Somers Avenue is just four blocks away from Donlands Station (Line 2), which easily connects to Bloor-Yonge (Line 1). Access to downtown and uptown Toronto has never been easier. Two bus lines service Donlands Station: 56 Leaside connects northwards to Eglinton Station, while 83 Jones connects southward to the Lake Shore.
Public Schools. Chester Elementary School (GR. JK-05), 115 Gowan Avenue. Westwood Middle School (GR. 06-08), 994 Carlaw Avenue. East York Collegiate Institute (GR. 09-12), 650 Cosburn Avenue. Danforth Collegiate and Technical Institute (GR. 09-12), 800 Greenwood Avenue.
Catholic Schools. Holy Cross Catholic School (GR. JK-08), 299A Donlands Avenue. St. Agatha Catholic School (GR. JK-08 French Immersion), 49 Cathedral Bluffs Drive. Don Bosco Catholic Secondary School (GR. 09-12), 2 St Andrew's Boulevard. Father Henry Carr Catholic Secondary School (GR. 09-12), 1760 Martin Grove. Monsignor Percy Johnson Catholic Secondary School (GR. 09-12), 2170 Kipling Avenue.