Updated: Sep 20, 2018
85 Garfield Avenue South, Hamilton
This beautiful two-bedroom, two-bathroom Victorian has been completely updated but has kept all of the charm. Built in 1915, this house is complete with tall baseboards, high ceilings, gorgeous red brick exterior and a rarity in the city – a three car driveway!
The main floor has a traditional floor plan - The welcoming entrance leads into the large family room, with a statement fireplace that once kept the home warm. Pass through the original pocket doors into the dining room; perfect for entertaining and hosting large dinner parties that everyone will remember. The kitchen, an addition in the 1950s, has been renovated top to bottom and boasts an exposed brick wall that was once the outside of the home. Lots of counter space, all new appliances and a pot filler make cooking a breeze and the double stacked cupboards provide plenty of storage.
The second floor has an open floorplan, allowing you to use your imagination to the possibilities – an office, a family room, photography/artist studio or even the possibility of a third bedroom. The bathroom has been updated with a clawfoot tub, ideal for bubble baths, all brass fixtures and a large gold framed mirror. The second-floor bedroom has a large closet and is the perfect place for a nursery or guest room.
The master bedroom is on the third-floor loft of has plenty of space and a skylight overlooking the escarpment. The perfect place to unwind after a long day.
The backyard is private and completely surrounded by trees, making you forget you are in the city. The two-level deck allows for separate dining and seating areas, great for relaxing with friends, or just taking it easy on the weekend. You’ll be able to put your green thumb to the test with a potting bench on the side deck, and the side path has been landscaped for a welcoming entrance to the backyard.
The basement has plenty of storage, a second bathroom, a laundry room and a workshop for the handyman!
The house is located in a growing area with many amenities nearby. Only a 10-minute walk away you’ll find Gage Park with tropical greenhouses, two playgrounds and great walking paths, Tim Hortons Field and the newly constructed Bernie Morelli Recreation Centre (to be completed this year), equipped with fitness rooms, gymnasium, leisure pool and an outdoor courtyard with a skating rink/splash pad. Errands are easy as The Centre on Barton is only a 10-minute drive away and has everything you need – a grocery store, Walmart, Michaels, Canadian Tire, banks and more.
Start packing as this house is ready for you to move in!
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