Duggan Avenue / SOLD
Welcome to 37 Duggan Avenue, This charming home is situated on highly sought after Duggan Avenue in the heart of Deer Park, fifteen minutes from the centre of Toronto’s financial district. 37 Duggan has features rarely found in this neighbourhood: a privately owned, eight-car laneway to its very own detached two-car garage, 50-foot lot frontage, and a phenomenal private garden with treed views.
A proud wrought iron gate introduces the breathtaking front garden that leads to a classic veranda. The leaded glass entrance door with sidelights opens to a limestone-floored foyer. This elegant space for welcoming guests is completed by a glass-panelled door that defines it from the spacious entry hall, with its two large coat closets that make both living and entertaining a breeze. Hardwood floors are found throughout the main level.
Your guests will be stunned to discover that behind the country charm of the home’s facade lies an architecturally inspired modern home that is a feast for the eyes. From the entry hall, guests enjoy a view of the grand dining room that overlooks the charming streetscape and front garden and promises a spectacular architectural and entertaining experience. A world- class art collection would equally be at home in this residence.
The kitchen is accessed both through a discreet door off the dining room as well as from the entry hall, and offers ample space with sleek stainless steel appliances, including a custom range hood and a Thermador gas stove and grill. The side door to the laneway is off the kitchen and down a few stairs, which makes bringing in groceries quite convenient. The beautiful breakfast room has private views of the laneway and the back gardens.
Separated from the kitchen by a cutout window, the living room offers spacious comfort, a wood-burning fireplace with limestone surround and a custom cherry wood mantel, and is a totally private, light-filled space with clerestory windows and two sets of large sliding glass doors to the backyard. A generous alcove area with built-in shelving makes a perfect main floorstudy or play area. Also on this level is a lovely and spacious powder room with hardwood floors.
The backyard is very well manicured with its two-tiered deck for lounging, barbecuing, and dining. The lower garden is framed by flower-laden trellises and a beautiful stone feature wall—all highlighting spectacular mature trees. Fully fenced, the back garden offers gated entry to the laneway and garage.
The second floor landing has soaring ceilings that extend into the third-floor loft. The master bedroom is both private and expansive with a wood-burning fireplace flanked by two built-in cabinets. Enjoy phenomenal treed vistas from the master bed, which looks onto the private balcony. The master ensuite has a soaking tub surrounded on three sides by windows looking onto the treetops. There is also a large separate shower with built-in bench.A walk-in closet completes the master suite.
In addition to the main laundry room in the basement, a second floor laundry closet offers the convenience of a Miele washer and dryer just outside the master suite. The second and third bedrooms look onto the streetscape and are served by a great 4-piece family bathroom with built-in cabinetry and granite countertop. There is also a large linen closet on this level.
The third floor loft is full of sunlight and has a fantastic balcony as well as open-concept play/office space, with opportunity for a fifth bedroom. There is a walk-in storage closet and a powder room with extensive built-in shelving and limestone floors and natural stone countertops.
The finished basement has terracotta porcelain flooring and plenty of space, including a recreation room with built-ins, a fitness room with mirrored wall, a full laundry room/workroom with ENERGUIDE certified washer and dryer, a laundry sink, ample shelving for storage, and a workroom area with a built-in workbench. A basement hallway leads to a fourth bedroom with ensuite bath and closet, perfect for offering guests their own private space or for use as a nanny suite.
“This well maintained family home offers what few others in the area have— a 50’ by 120 lot’, a double garage, exquisite gardens, and a long private laneway.