Property of the Week: $1.3 Million Century Home

It was built in 1911 and in 106 years has only been owned by two families.



 

Where it is

1936 11 St. S.W. in Lower Mount Royal

The history

Built in 1911, this Upper Mount Royal two-storey was originally the home of Justice W. MacDonald. Justice MacDonald was appointed to the Supreme Court by the Federal Minister of Justice Louis St. Laurent who later became the 12th Prime Minister of Canada.

What to love

From the colourful shutters on the large, sunny west-facing porch to the claw foot tub in the bathroom, 1936 is all about the character details. It has a cozy built-in seat in the entryway, a gas fireplace in the living room, modern kitchen and a full-size outdoor fireplace in the backyard. 

What to consider

1936 does have a full basement, but it is only partially finished.

The stats

1,896 square feet as well as a partially finished basement
4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
Sunny west facing verandah
Indoor gas fireplace
Outdoor fireplace
Claw foot bathtub

Listed for $1,395,000 with Hripko, Nelson & Associates.

 

It has a large west-facing porch.

 

The entryway has detailed hardwood and a built-in bench.

 

The living room has a gas fireplace.

 

The dining room has built-in cupboards and large windows.

 

The updated kitchen has heated slate flooring, a butcher block island and honed slate countertops.

 

The bathroom has a claw foot tub.

 

It has four bedrooms above grade.

 

The backyard has a full-size fireplace, hot tub and a large cedar deck.

 

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