Feature Friday Homes – 404-1 Benvenuto Pl., 342 Briar Hill Ave.

The PLACE

404-1 Benvenuto Pl. A bright 2-bdrm, spilling luxury at every turn

404-1 Benvenuto Pl.  A sparklingly beautiful home in The Benvenuto, one of Toronto’s most revered landmark luxury condominiums, this spacious 2-bdrm, 2-bath suite feels like a hotel in every way.


Wall-to-wall floor-to-ceiling windows hug the sides of the adjacent walls, dignifying the space with a view to the outside from nearly every vantage point in the foyer, living, and dining areas, as well as the kitchen. and providing a light, radiant appearance throughout.


The graceful flow of this home is undeniable, as well as refreshing. During the day, the ample light gives way to a spectacular view from one of 3 balconies. In the evening, the contemporary light fixtures add a sense of drama to the openness of the space.


In the kitchen, Bellini craftsmanship is everywhere, in bold white cabinetry and fine material selections as evidenced by panelled stainless steel appliances, as well as très chic Ceran cooktop, in black. A stone waterfall countertop enhances the look of the breakfast bar. 


A simple, narrow wall protruding from beyond the windows creates a distinction between the dining and living areas, a simple, tasteful architectural detail which can’t be missed.


Hardwood plank flooring adds a regal look, as well as a continuity to the space, while plush carpeting beautifies each room.


The master bedroom, with en suite, is a sanctuary containing above-par designer details – cast iron soaker tub, pullout drawers, marble flooring and natural stone countertops. A serene retreat.

A lovely snapshot of luxury.

On the INSIDE




An impressive view from the foyer of the view beyond the kitchen, dining and living areas
High ceilings create depth and drama to the spacious living room
Recessed lighting and a bold, stone waterfall countertop edge creates excitement
The master bedroom is simple and sophisticated

 

 

The ‘HOOD

Avenue – St. Clair

The PRICE

$2,250,000




Fab FEATURE

High ceilings and modern plank hardwood make this home feel like more than 1,600 sq. ft. Three balconies and immense windows with spectacular views, Bellini kitchen, natural stone countertop in the en suite…a fab feature in every corner of this home.




On the OUTSIDE…

A view of a phenomenal skyline includes the CN Tower in the vicinity from one of 3 tiled balconies.

Amenities APLENTY

A wonderful balance of the lush greenery of nearby parks with the city bustle of shops, restaurants, and access to TTC, this pristine property is located on a private, 4-acre Midtown hilltop, with a view to the mansions of Edmund Gate.  

Local SPOT

At Chef Frank Parhizgar’s and Shawn Cooper’s emblem restaurant, FK, a Canadianized French menu is representative of the fresh flavours that only locally sourced ingredients can produce. Further highlighting the newness of Toronto’s culinary culture, Chef de Cuisine Meagan Andrews brings contemporary fine dining to the forefront at BlueBlood Steakhouse in the nothing-short-of-royal Casa Loma.


The AGENT

Bobby Pasternak, Batori Group.com

Contact INFO

416-844-7763

bobby@batorigroup.com




The PLACE

342 Briar Hill Ave. An architectural delight on the outside, a classic beauty on the inside

342 Briar Hill Ave. This distinguished fully detached, more than 3,400 sq. ft. dwelling is as impressive on the inside as it is on the outside.

Fully renovated, with 4-bdrms and 3-baths, this family home, in the distinguished Lawrence Park South neighbourhood, has all the details you’re looking for. No box left unchecked, there is an immediate visual appeal and an aura of openness in this bright space.


Characteristic of the entire space, the family room’s large entranceways provide visual interest to the rooms beyond.


Crown moldings define the ceilings, while also providing the appearance of added height. Open to the adjoining hall, French doors from the family room are a classic detail, which ties the space together with a formality of grandness.


A stately fireplace fills the family room room with a feeling of warmth, coziness and comfort, as well as presence. The grand dining room, adjacent to the spacious living room, is an understated, as well as modern anecdote to the rest of the space, where a powder room is another highlight of the main floor.


Another high note, the kitchen is open and inviting, containing white cabinetry, tiles, and a breakfast counter, as well as a wide window in nearby breakfast area, with a view to the backyard. Pendant lights drop elegantly from above the island countertop, accentuating the counter, while pot lights naturally complement the sun’s rays which emanate throughout the room during the day.


Open to the outdoors, as well, is a double door, which provides some escapism to the surrounding, lush property.


Upstairs, each of the bedrooms is generously sized, the spacious double closet, en suite, and bay windows added bonuses of the master.

With a comfortable rec room. as well as a guest bedroom, the finished basement emphasizes a high standard of quality without detracting from the classic-contemporary appearance, which defines the space.

A family home in a family neighbourhood.

On the INSIDE…




The fireplace breathes warmth into a bright, spacious living area
The grand dining room has a refined, stately appearance
Just beyond the kitchen, double doors open to the surrounding yard
Bay windows are a nice finishing touch of the master bedroom

 

 

The ‘HOOD

Avenue – Briar Hill

The PRICE

$2,330,000




Fab FEATURE

A wide open kitchen with a large island countertop is a glamourous touch. Windows in the breakfast bar and double doors, just beyond, provide a view to the expansive landscaped yard,




On the OUTSIDE…

The width (40′) of the immense lot is emphasized in the backyard

A fabulous deck encircles the generously sized backyard, emphasizing the significance of the width (40′) of the landscaped lot.

Amenities APLENTY

The distinction of living in the prominent Lawrence Park South neighbourhood is unnoticed. Surrounding greenery of parks and ravines balance the city life of nearby restaurants, bars, cafes, and shops. A pedestrian friendly neighbourhood with TTC within easy reach.

Local SPOT

Vivid and colourful, the small plates cuisine at Cava proves a cuinary joy, with an emphasis on Spanish ingredients and robust flavours. Spice is definitely nice at Banjara Indian Cuisine, where the colours and flavours of India spill over into every delightful dish.

Vivid and colourful, the small plates cuisine at Cava proves a cuinary joy, with an emphasis on Spanish ingredients and robust flavours. Spice is definitely nice at Banjara Indian Cuisine, where the colours and flavours of India spill over into every delightful dish.

The AGENT

Bobby Pasternak, Batori Group.com

Contact INFO

416-844-7763

bobby@batorigroup.com




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