53 Howie Avenue
Exquisite executive townhouse in Riverside

offered at 1,529,000 | freehold townhouse | 3+1 bedrooms | 4 bathrooms | taxes 6408.05 (2017) | gas heating / geothermal | central air | garage parking | inclusions Bosch stainless steel fridge, built-in stove, dishwasher, built-in microwave, gas cook top, Cyclone range hood, washer and dryer, all electrical light fixtures, all window coverings, built-in speakers and Sono sound system, white pantry/shelving unit next to the kitchen (on demand hot water system rental) | POTL shared laneway at $85.81/month

Welcome to 53 Howie Avenue: a spacious executive townhouse boasting three floors of extraordinary living space.

The bright open concept main floor features soaring 10 foot ceilings. Unleash your inner culinary skills with the impressively upgraded and oversized chef’s kitchen complete with contemporary designer cabinetry and large centre island, Bosch stainless steel appliances, and a much coveted gas range. The roomy open concept dining room and family-sized living room lead to the private outdoor sanctuary that includes a gas hook up – perfect for days of basking in the sun and evenings spent enjoying the barbecue season.

The second floor houses two bright and open family-sized bedrooms, and a contemporary 4-piece bathroom. The floorplan has been customized by the seller to maximize efficiency and functionality from the original builder’s plan, and includes a second floor laundry room and additional walk- in closets.

The impressive third floor master bedroom retreat prides itself on a very generously sized bedroom and double walk-in closet. Unwind at the end of a hectic day in the stunning spa-like bathroom with downtown and park views, and a palatial shower and stand-alone tub. Never run out of storage again with an extended double floating vanity with quartz countertops.

The basement has been finished with designer chosen soft-hued quality plank laminate floors. This would make the perfect family or media room, or as a live-in nanny suite with high ceilings and its own 3- piece bathroom.

53 Howie Avenue has been extensively upgraded from the standard builder’s finishes, and includes:
  • Upgraded solid hardwood floors throughout (above grade)
  • Designer quality plank laminate floors in the basement
  • Customized floorplan moving the laundry room to the second floor and additional walk-in closet
  • Fourth bathroom added in the basement
  • Upgraded glass and stainless steel handrails on the top three floors
  • Upgraded kitchen cabinets and backsplash
  • Upgraded main floor powder room tiles and vanity
  • Upgraded master bathroom tiles, vanity, and custom glass enclosure
  • The 'Hood

    The neighbourhood. Home to an edgy arts community, Riverside is gallery and studio central. From the myriad art galleries that line Queen Street East to the Studio District along the waterfront, the neighbourhood is a haven in a city gone mad for unique design and creative expression.

    Riverside is the gateway to Toronto's east-end neighbourhoods. This large and diverse community has grown in the past decade, and has quickly become one of the city's top cultural, culinary, and arts hub. Riverside is home to The Opera House, over 120 boutiques and services including original fashion creations, eclectic home design and décor, and plenty of trendy restaurants featuring award-winning chefs. It's also a host to many historic sites, two community centres, public art installations, and festivals.

    This urban neighbourhood is also blessed with an abundant of parkland where one can escape the hustle and bustle of big city living. Riverdale Park is one of the largest green spaces in the city. Its steep hills are a favourite for tobogganers. Withrow Park is a neighbourhood meeting place with a popular farmers market. Top ranked schools, great shopping, and convenient access to transit have attracted many families to this popular neighbourhood.

    Transit. 53 Howie Avenue is flanked by the 505 Dundas streetcar to the north, the 501 Queen streetcar to the south, and the 8 Broadview bus to the west. Broadview Avenue also services the 504 King streetcar. Proximity to these lines means a short trip to the Financial District, downtown Toronto, the Entertainment District, the Distillery District, St. Lawrence Market, Leslieville, the Beach, and more.

    Public Schools. Dundas Junior Public School (GR. JK-05), 935 Dundas Street East. Queen Alexandra Middle School (GR. 06-08), 181 Broadview Avenue. Riverdale Collegiate Institute (GR. 09-12), 1094 Gerrard Street East. Danforth Collegiate and Technical Institute (GR. 09-12), 800 Greenwood Avenue.

    Catholic Schools. Holy Name Catholic School (GR. JK-08), 690 Carlaw Avenue. 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.

    Presented by

    Edward Wang
    Royal LePage Connect Realty