For those who love a life centred around family and community - Roncesvalles Village - on the central west side of the downtown core is a neighbourhood worth your consideration.
Originally developed in the late 1880's for the Scottish and Irish merchant class, Roncesvalles Village transitioned into the cultural centre for the Polish community through the 1940's. By the 1990's, the aging population resulted in the decline of commercial activity catering to this particular community, which in turn created the opportunity for a new cycle of revitalization in the neighbourhood. As the long-time residents sold their homes, a younger creative community moved in. Attracted to the well-constructed, well-proportioned, good-value-for-dollar housing stock; a downtown location that wasn't 'too urban'; and proximity to the lake and green space, the rapid influx of new homeowners fueled gentrification. Such synergy created the impetus for a residential rebirth, including the conversion of the warehouses and factories that line Sorauren Avenue, the transition of the brownfield site that would become Sorauren Park and an entrepreneurial spirit that revived the commercial strip. Today, Roncesvalles Village has blossomed into a liberal progressive family-friendly neighbourhood. It's evolution is a testament to how neighbourhoods can retain their roots while enjoying a renewed celebration for urban life.
Welcome to 61 Wright Avenue.
Centrally located and just steps from beautiful Sorauren Park, 61 Wright Avenue is a short drive to the QEW highway and equi-distant to the Queen Street West streetcar that whisks you directly into the downtown core or the Dundas West streetcar that goes into in the city core or up to the Dundas West subway. It's a short stroll to magnificent lush High Park - the city's largest green space - and a block to vibrant Roncesvalles Avenue with its charming mix of grocers, butchers and bakers, cafes, gift shops, and the much-loved revue cinema.
This substantially renovated semi-detached dwell is dripping in contemporary finishes that hit all the hot style buttons. With a fresh exterior, modern building components - including heating/cooling, windows, doors and electrical systems - and a fresh open concept space plan, this swelegant residence offers the busy professional instant turn-key living.
The main level is a well-proportioned entertainment space. Featuring recessed lighting, gleaming wood floors, and a gas fireplace with stone surround, it's the floating staircase with glass panels flooded in natural light from a generous skylight that truly takes centre stage. We also adore the enormous well-fitted kitchen with quartz counters and stainless steel appliances that connects to the garden. And don't miss the 2-piece powder room on this level too!
Upstairs, three ample bedrooms - including an expansive sun-drenched master sleeping sanctuary - and a luxe 5-piece spa washroom provide a zone of domestic bliss for you and yours. On the lower level, an open recreation and media space - along with built-in laundry zone and a 3-piece bath provide additional square footage for your family or guests.
We gravitate to the outdoors, where we have a special appreciation for the landscaped garden with privacy fence. And, for those who live an automobile-reliant life, this swell dwell has a three car garage - which is extremely rare to find. How perfect for additional storage or your own workshop!
Recently completed and ready for immediate occupancy, this is an urbaneer winner!
Want to learn more about Roncesvalles Village and it’s fantastic amenities? Here’s our Neighbourhood page on Roncesvalles including video, city census data on the area plus past blogs! And here's our other Neighbourhood Pages!
Have questions? Contact Steve@urbaneer.com for more info!SOLD