This $5.5 million Toronto home is a stellar 60s time capsule

  • July 29, 2022

It’s funny: If you wait long enough, everything comes back in style – like low-rise jeans.

It’s the cyclical nature of fashion and interior design. 

But unlike low-rise jeans, this original 1968 home is actually cool. 

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The stairs leading up to the family room. 

“It’s the original 1968 home built by the builder for his own family,” realtor Michele Rosen, Harvey Kalles Real Estate, told blogTO.  2 Royal Oak Drive Toronto

The foyer. 

The home, which has remained in the same family for the last 54 years, boasts three bedrooms, five bathrooms and tons of retro, mid-century charm. 

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The retro family room. 

Throughout the home you’ll notice beautiful teak wood accents, clean simple lines and lots of natural light. 

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The kitchen with some of the original appliances. 

Probably the most unique room in the house is the truly-vintage kitchen, complete with mod, custom cabinetry that has arched wood features. 

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The wood detalling on the walls and cabinets are a funky bespoke look. 

“At the time it was built this was very uniquely elegant and beautiful decor,” noted Rosen.

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An aerial shot of the surrounding neighbourhood. 

But even if you’re not into late-60s homes, this home is situated in the prestigious and iconic Bridle Path. Yes, before you ask, the same neighbourhood Drake lives in. 

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The backyard. 

And as it’s a corner lot with a 130-by-135 footprint, you can easily add on to the home without sacrificing lawn space. 

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The living room with floor-to-ceiling windows. 

“Today’s buyer will of course want to redesign and remodel the existing home or start fresh and build their own dream home,” added Rosen.

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The dining room off the kitchen. 

“Either way, this coveted beautiful lot lends itself to anything the buyer can imagine in this perfect location.”

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An aerial view of the property. 

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