Property of the Week: A Character Bungalow in St. Andrew’s Heights

With a peaceful backyard and an interior that features exposed-brick walls and plenty of open space, this renovated bungalow is great for families or older couples.

Photograph courtesy of Charleton Media Company (CMC).

Where it is

2941 Toronto Crescent N.W.

 

The design

Bungalow-style homes are often smaller in square footage, making them ideal for small families or older couples. The open-floor concept in this 1967 character bungalow makes it great for ease of living and accessibility across all rooms. Bungalow homes also tend to have larger lots, which means more green space for enjoying outdoor living or entertaining during the warmer months.

 

What to love

Packed with charm and history, this beautifully renovated character bungalow brings a sense of welcome from the moment you step inside. The main floor features hardwood throughout, appealingly paired with an exposed brick wall feature and copper wood-burning fireplace in the joint living and dining room. With its huge windows and ample natural light, the lower-level recreation room is a great space for entertaining, or for the kids to play. Outside, the west-facing, canopy-covered backyard is a true oasis. Featuring ample space and a large seating area around a fireplace, it’s the ideal spot to enjoy time with family, sip on a late-night digestif or host some friends for a barbecue.

 

What to consider

Situated in the community of St. Andrews Heights, this home is within walking distance of the Foothills Hospital, McMahon Stadium and many other local amenities, making it a convenient and ideal location for just about every type of homeowner.

 

The stats

2,500 square feet
Four bedrooms
Near quarter acre lot
Recently renovated kitchen
Recently renovated bathrooms
Built in 1967

 

Listed for $1,099,900 with Craig Lamb at Real Estate Professionals Inc.

 

Inside the Home

Photograph courtesy of Charleton Media Company (CMC).

St. Andrews Heights features a mix of older, classical homes and new builds, and this lovely character bungalow fits right in with the charming community.

 

Photograph courtesy of Charleton Media Company (CMC).

The home’s appealing, open-concept layout blends modern elements with traditional features like a copper wood-burning fireplace and exposed brick wall.

 

Photograph courtesy of Charleton Media Company (CMC).

The cozy kitchen was recently renovated and features plenty of counter space, high-end appliances and an attractive brick backsplash.

 

Photograph courtesy of Charleton Media Company (CMC).

With its own five-piece ensuite bathroom, walk-in closet and plenty of windows for natural light and warmth, the primary bedroom is a welcoming retreat.

 

Photograph courtesy of Charleton Media Company (CMC).

Each of the home’s three bathrooms is its own mini oasis, with unique decor. This main-floor bathroom boasts a luxurious soaker tub for deep relaxation after a long day.

 

Photograph courtesy of Charleton Media Company (CMC).

The basement is currently outfitted as a recreation area, but there’s plenty of room for customizing the layout to fit whatever vision you might have for the space.

 

Photograph courtesy of Charleton Media Company (CMC).

With its ample seating and tasteful decor, the covered deck is a great spot for hosting casual dinners with family and friends, or simply enjoying a book and some fresh air on a warm, sunny day.

 

Photograph courtesy of Charleton Media Company (CMC).

The additional seating area in the backyard comes with its own firepit, providing an alternative outdoor entertaining space that’s perfect for casual get-togethers.

 

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