Welcome to 468 Wellesley Street East
A stunning 3-storey, semi-detached, brick-front Victorian home in historic Cabbagetown at the entrance to Wellesley Park and backing to Rosedale Ravine.
Mostly gutted and rebuilt in 2018, this circa 1890, 4-floor beauty has been artfully designed, expertly crafted, and beautifully finished, while still embracing its original charm and style.
Exposed brick and original stained glass, ARTIFAX reclaimed oak wood flooring, high ceilings and custom mouldings, glass and oak staircases. The main floor features a living room with original stained glass and a gas fireplace, dining room, powder room, and gourmet kitchen with coffered ceiling, a breakfast bar, Wolf gas range, Sharp built-in microwave drawer, a plethora of storage, and floor to ceiling windows overlooking the back deck. The 2nd floor features a large family room with eating area, wet bar, and wine/beverage refrigerator; a custom designed laundry room and 3-piece washroom; guest bedroom with gas fireplace and balcony deck overlooking the Rosedale Ravine (currently used as a home office). The 3rd floor owner’s suite extraordinaire has a see-through gas fireplace, custom closets, built-in king size bed and side tables, skylights, and an ensuite spa washroom. The finished lower-level playroom/3rd bedroom with separate entrance has a 3-piece washroom, 2 built-in sofas (one pulls out and can be replaced with a king-size bed), built-in display cases with lighting, and theatre style viewing/entertainment area.
Some of the modern features of this 120+ year-old home are above grade in-floor heating, Pella windows and doors, gas furnace, 2 A/C heat pumps, Nest thermostat, 3 gas fireplaces, Hardy board fireproof siding, composite decks, tankless hot water heater, custom Hunter Douglas blinds, pot lights, Sonos equipment, IPE front deck, and the shared wall has been insulated and sound proofed. 2-car rear parking.
This one-of-a-kind home in a mature, tree-lined neighbourhood is only a short walk to restaurants, Riverdale Park, shops, grocery, schools, and the best that Cabbagetown has to offer. Easy access to DVP, Gardiner, and TTC.
A true gem!
This location is in the Cabbagetown-South St.James Town neighborhood in Toronto. Nearby parks include Wellesley Park, Riverdale Farm and Riverdale Park West.