This Gigantic Mansion In Newfoundland Costs The Same As A Basic Toronto Bungalow
It has a fireplace in the bathroom.
With real estate, you don't always get what you pay for. The Canadian housing market can be pretty diverse, even among houses that have nearly identical prices. A giant mansion in Newfoundland can end up costing the same as a Toronto bungalow.
That's definitely the case with these two properties. The house at 355 Tolt Rd. in Portugal Cove-St Philip's, Newfoundland is so extra that it actually has a fireplace in the master bathroom.
Meanwhile, the property at 20 Restwell Cres. has a newly renovated kitchen and a generous backyard space but is a lot less grand.
Considering thatalso has a home theatre and a massive 11,044 square feet of living space compared to the relatively modest Toronto home, it might surprise you to learn there is only a $7,000 difference in their prices.
The Tolt Road mansion, which in all seriousness also has a full pub with a massive bar and a pool table in the basement, costs $2,995,000.
The Restwell Crescent bungalow, which at least has a nice view of the Don Valley River, will set homebuyers back $2,988,000.
If you were comparing views, though, it's kind of hard to compete with the massive windows afforded at the east coast estate. Getting enough natural light would never be a problem.
On top of that, the 3.56-acre lot also offers more than enough outdoor space, with a large circular deck and an expansive lawn.
On top of the actual house itself, the Newfoundland property also includes a detached 2,500-square-foot garage with a 1,250-square-foot loft. It's like they're throwing infor free.
The home in Toronto, while not offering the same features or space, is at least newly renovated with stainless steel appliances and a good amount of surrounding greenery.
Still, given the choice, it should be obvious which one would give you more bang for your buck.