18 Annex Lane
Listed at $1,995,000
3 Beds / 3 Bath
Looking for a place to call home that’s also a beautiful getaway? Take a staycation from current COVID restrictions and enjoy your own gorgeous urban oasis in the centre of the city! This sophisticated 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom freehold townhome is located in the heart of the Annex, just steps from great amenities, historic streets and arts & culture destinations. Perfectly located on a quiet and private cobblestone lane, this turn-key home is move-in ready. A spacious layout on each floor gives you flexibility to design for your needs, whether you need to work from home right now or not. If you love cooking or are thinking about adding more skills to your repertoire for entertaining later on, you’ll love the upgraded kitchen with views over the main living area and the rear deck for flipping through your cookbook recipes. Worried about storage? This home features beautiful custom built-ins, from generous entryway storage to the kitchen pantry.
Enjoy sunlight bouncing off of the high ceilings through the multiple windows on each floor and evening ambiance from recessed ceiling lights. Want to enjoy a great day outdoors without leaving the house? Start your day with a coffee or an evening nightcap at one of the multiple balconies or on your private rooftop terrace overlooking the city. Unwind at the end of the day by the fireplace on the main level or in your spa-like bathroom on the primary floor (that’s right, floor!). Work, workout or relax in the lower level lounge area. Park in your private single car garage.
With easy access to great food, groceries, shopping, transit and cultural destinations – you’ll have the best amenities at your doorstep and beautiful leafy streets (perfect for dog walks) at your ready at all times.
Access the TTC easily with Spadina Station directly across the street. It’s a short drive downtown via Spadina Avenue, or leave the car at home and grab the walking shoes for the best happenings around the Annex, Yorkville and University of Toronto areas. With walkability to takeout from great food spots, you’ll enjoy comfortable day-to-day living during today’s situation and fantastic access to entertaining needs in the future.
Enjoy breakfast in your beautiful kitchen and the head out the door for a short stroll to Philosopher’s Walk to ponder your thoughts amongst historic buildings and leafy, old trees. Whether you have a dog or not, you can enjoy many great neighbourhood walks – head West to wander streets with stately Victorian and Edwardian century homes or the lively happenings on Bloor Street West, North to admire the grounds and architecture of Casa Loma and East to meander through U of T and to browse the shops in Yorkville. Enjoy future attractions at the Royal Ontario Museum, Varsity Stadium, Royal Conservatory of Music, Gardiner Museum, and Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema. Need to get out of town? Head South on Spadina to access the Gardiner Expressway or Lake Shore Boulevard, or head up to Dupont Street or Davenport Avenue to easily travel East or West. When travel resumes, grab the subway to Union to catch the UP Express to the airport, or grab a cab to Billy Bishop Airport.
Surrounded by great amenities like Metro, Summerhill Market, Whole Foods, Fresh Restaurant, Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, LCBO, BMV Books, Lee’s Palace, Indigo, Piano Piano, Creed’s Coffee Bar, Morton’s and Summerhill Nursery & Floral. You won’t have to venture far to discover the assortment of culinary delights at EATALY Toronto or treat yourself to a delicious takeout meal from Amal, Fat Pasha, Famoso Neapolitan PIzzeria, or The Annex Food Hall. Browse small shops in the Annex along Bloor Street West or head over to Yorkville to shop name brands.
ABOUT THE NEIGHBOURHOOD: THE ANNEX
Just steps from great amenities, this neighbourhood is a dynamic and diverse area populated by a mix of established professionals, families and students from varying socio-economic backgrounds. Bordering the University of Toronto, the Annex has long been home to a student population, as well as many faculty and fraternities. Well-known for its mixture of stately century homes designated as the ‘Toronto House’ architecture style and a lively neighbourhood scene of food, it’s an eclectic area that is constantly changing. Bound by Koreatown West of Bathurst, and higher-end Yorkville East of Avenue Road, this is a quintessential Toronto neighbourhood with people from all over the world.
Featuring quick access to amenities like groceries, restaurants, shopping, transit and entertainment, you’ll find everything you need not far from your doorstep. Access to the Gardiner Expressway is not too far by heading South on Spadina Avenue, and the airport is quickly accessible via TTC to Union Station and the UP Express.
Enjoy a variety of food options from restaurants and bakeries like Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria, Pi Co, Fresh Restaurants, COBS Bread and Burrito Bandidos. Stop for read-made dinner ingredients at Summerhill Market, grab a yummy dinner from Fat Pasha, fulfill a Japanese craving at Fuwa Fuwa Japanese Pancakes (seriously delicious) or grab a burger from Aunty Lucy’s Burgers (yum!). Grab a coffee to start your day at L’Espresso Bar Mercurio and then stroll East along the sidewalks in Yorkville to browse the numerous retailers. Grab your next favourite read at BMV Books, art supplies at Midoco, or a special purchase from Holt Renfrew. Grab a treat with delicious boutique offerings at EATALY Toronto. Need must-have items for home? Browse the racks at Winners/HomeSense, pick up a gift for someone special at Tiffany & Co. or browse the latest in beauty at Sephora. Pick up prescriptions and supplies from Shoppers Drug Mart, and quick groceries from Metro.
Access amazing cultural and city attractions like the Royal Ontario Museum, Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, Royal Conservatory of Music, Gardiner Museum, Toronto City Archives, Varsity Stadium and Bata Shoe Museum. Enjoy numerous great neighbourhood walks – from admiring stately homes and properties on streets towards Bathurst Street, to the beautiful trees along the University of Toronto’s Philosopher’s Walk.