How to find a Home with Character at a Reasonable Price

How to find a Home with Character at a Reasonable Price

For those trying to find an affordable century home in Toronto, this can be exceptionally difficult in today’s market. These coveted properties are often only available to a select few, and even at their high prices generally sell very quickly! This has inspired home buyers to expand their search to surrounding areas, where homes with character are equally impressive and command a more reasonable price.


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If you're in the market for a charming home with classic details offering incredible value, look no further than 172 Queen Street West in Mount Forest! A rare gem in a convenient location, this unique property has everything you've been searching for.



This remarkable 3 bedroom century home is the perfect mix of historic charm and modern design! Lovely English gardens adorn the front of the residence, guiding you to the covered front porch. The adjoining concrete driveway leads to the board and batten garage/workshop with a wood-burning heater, passing another covered porch along the way.



Upon entering this delightful Mount Forest home, you will immediately take notice of the classic finishes throughout, including the original hardwood floors, crown moulding, and airy 12’ ceilings. The spacious living room is bright and welcoming, featuring large windows and a stylish modern light fixture. Just across the hall, the main floor laundry area flows into the gorgeous chef’s kitchen, equipped with ample cabinet and counter space, pot lighting, built-in appliances, and a large centre island/breakfast bar. The sunny dining area is perfect for enjoying home cooked meals, or step through the double doors to your private yard. Landscaped with rhubarb and raspberry bushes, Maple and Oak trees, and perennial flowers, this mature garden requires little care to maintain its beauty. This lush outdoor space also has two seating areas, one on the stone patio with a BBQ area, and the other on the deck with plenty of room for a gazebo or pergola.



Also on the main level are two sizable bedrooms, as well as a third room that could be used as another bedroom, den, or anything else you desire!


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Karey Salem

Sales Representative

Royal LePage RCR Realty, Brokerage

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