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True marriage of old world charm and modern sophistication

Welcome to the historic Argyle Lofts at 183 Dovercourt Road: a true marriage of old world charm and modern sophistication. Built in 1919, the façade of the former Ideal Bread Company Factory features stone detailing and is divided into distinct bays by brick pilasters. Window design is unique to each level and reflects the original separation - by factory floors - of the processes of bread production. This is an authentic, one-of-a-kind Edwardian classical style loft in bustling Beaconsfield Village.

This beautifully designed and artfully decorated loft features rare, soaring 13 foot ceilings and breathtaking Toronto skyline views through alluring New York-style loft windows. Exposed ductwork, restored accent brick wall, and plank hardwood floors further add charm and character to this bright space. The timeless Art Deco-inspired bath is reminiscent of a by-gone era. A large, open concept living and dining area and generously sized bedroom round off this perfect loft.

183 Dovercourt Road is at the epicentre of the Toronto art scene and steps to galleries, boutiques, and the Drake and Gladstone Hotels.

By the Numbers

Offered at 369,000.00
Taxes 2042.50 (2014)
Maintenance fee 332.88
(includes heat, water, central air conditioning, building insurance, and common elements)

About the Home

Condo loft
1 bedroom
1x4 bathrooms
600-699 square feet

More to Know

Forced air / gas heating, central air
East exposure
Includes stainless steel fridge, stove, dishwasher; range hood; front-loading washer & dryer; all electrical light fixtures

The Gallery

The Rooms
LevelRoomDimensionsDescription
MainLiving room18.20 x 14.07 ftHardwood floor, east view, picture window
MainDining room18.20 x 14.07 ftHardwood floor, combined with living room, east view
MainKitchen18.20 x 14.07 ftHardwood floor, stainless steel appliances, combined with dining room
MainMaster bedroom8.99 x 10.36 ftBroadloom, double closet, overlooks living room

The 'Hood

In the day, residents can be found biking and jogging in Trinity-Bellwoods Park, and at night, the scene comes alive in local haunts like The Drake Hotel, the Gladstone Hotel, Bellwoods Brewery, and bars along Ossington Avenue.

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Transit Score

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The neighbourhood.

Beaconsfield is popular with members of Toronto's arts community who have gradually migrated westward along Queen Street to the unique and funky houses and studios found in this neighbourhood. The colourful shopping district on Dundas Street West features an eclectic mix of Portuguese markets, established cafes, and emerging restaurants. Queen Street West is home to a mix of boutique clothing stores, art galleries, and artisanal restaurants and bakeries. In the day, residents can be found biking and jogging in Trinity-Bellwoods Park, and at night, the scene comes alive in local haunts like The Drake Hotel, the Gladstone Hotel, Bellwoods Brewery, and bars along Ossington Avenue.

The Argyle Lofts sit on the former site of the Ideal Bread Factory, constructed in 1919 by Montreal architect Sydney Comber. The 5-storey building is an excellent example of Edwardian classical style applied to an industrial building. Additions to the north along Dovercourt in 1923 and 1933 were also designed by Comber. In use as a bakery until 1957, this building was converted to residential lofts in 2007. The factory clock still remains above the front entrance. Original architectural and engineering drawings for the building can be found in the Toronto Archives.

Transit.

With a transit score of 98, 183 Dovercourt Road is within walking distance to both the 505 Dundas streetcar and the 501 Queen streetcar. Both run east to subway stations connecting to Line 1. As well, the 63 Ossington bus, a few blocks away, runs north and south along Ossington Avenue, connecting to Line 2 at Ossington station.

Public Schools Catchment.

Givins/Shaw Junior Public School (GR. JK-05), 49 Givins Street.
Alexander Muir/Gladstone Ave Junior and Senior Public School (GR. JK-08), 108 Gladstone Avenue.
É Élém Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau (GR. JK-06), 65 Grace Street.
Parkdale Collegiate Institute (GR. 09-12), 209 Jameson Avenue.
ÉS Toronto Ouest (GR. 07-12), 330 Lansdowne Avenue.
Central Technical School (GR. 09-12), 725 Bathurst Street.
Central Toronto Academy (GR. 09-12), 570 Shaw Street.

Catholic Schools Catchment.

Pope Francis Catholic School (GR. JK-08), 319 Ossington Avenue.
ÉÉC du Sacré-Coeur-Toronto (GR. JK-06), 25 Linden Street.
ÉSC Saint-Frère-André (GR. 07-12), 330 Lansdowne Avenue.
Mary Mother of God School (GR. JK-12), 1515 Queen Street West.
St. Mary Catholic Academy (GR. 09-12), 66 Dufferin Park Avenue.

Tell Me More About 183 Dovercourt Road 501

Edward Wang
Broker with Royal LePage Connect Realty

Address

311 Roncesvalles Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M6R 2M6

Phone

416 588 8248 office
416 588 5784 direct

E-mail

edward@therealinfo.ca

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