48 Rathnelly is in the heart of ‘The Republic of Rathnelly’, a coveted neighbourhood just west of Avenue Road and Cottingham Street, south of St. Clair. The ‘Republic’ is 50 years old! This is a wonderful family home in a park-like setting!
This very spacious, wide semi was beautifully rebuilt by the current owners 30 years ago. Taken back to the studs, the basement dug down, including under the enclosed front foyer, the third floor extended and a 2 storey wall of windows created at the back of the house (the Lower Level and the Kitchen). 




There is a double door entrance to the foyer w tile floor, cedar ceiling w skylight and lots of windows. The Living Room and Dining Room are open plan and light-filled w gleaming hardwood floors, a gas fireplace, charming windows including a bay window in the Dining Room. There is a large eat-in Kitchen, also light filled with hardwood floors, updated appliances, including a Wolf gas stove and overlooks the 2 storey window. There is a step down, walk out to the garden.
The second floor consists of a spacious office with hardwood floors and double doors to a newly rebuilt deck with retractable striped awning. The Master Bedroom is a lovely room with hardwood floors, 2 double closets and a bay window. There is a 4 piece semi ensuite bath room with bath and stand alone shower.
The third floor has 2 large bedrooms and there is a 3 piece bath with skylight. The second bedroom has 2 double closets, a Juliette balcony and a ductless wall air conditioning.  The third bedroom has a double closet and a 3 paned window alcove with a pretty window seat. 
The lower level is light filled with a very large family room with tile floor, a gas fireplace and built-in bookcases. There is a 3 piece bath and a very large Utility/Storage Room with Laundry and a newer gas furnace and air conditioning. There is also central vac, and on the lower level there is a double door walk-out to a 2 level garden which is beautifully landscaped and private/fenced. 
This home is walking distance to the subway entrance at Dupont St., is close to well known public and private schools, is close to Ramsden Park and Winston Churchill Park. Ten minutes to Scaramouche and Le Paradis restaurants. Walking distance to Yorkville!
The owners have owned 2 houses on Rathnelly Ave and with this property abutting a parkette and backing onto a large green space, it is known as ‘Hardy’s Corner’!
This home is currently listed at $2,350,000. For more information on this listing, please contact Susanne Hudson at (416) 925-9191.

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