10 05, 2022

SOLD OVER ASKING! 59 Brooklyn Avenue

Congrats to our seller clients who just sold their beautifully renovated Victorian home in Leslieville!

Close to 80 showings booked, 9 offers and an epic end result! We’re so happy for you guys and glad that we could help you with the sale!

For more info on this recent sale, check out 59Brooklyn.com

Planning to sell? Reach out for more info on how our full-service approach combined with our expert neighbourhood knowledge will get you the best results! info@thurstonolsen.com

27 04, 2022

JUST LISTED! 59 Brooklyn Avenue

This wonderful Victorian home has so much to offer! The curb appeal is absolutely incredible featuring a heritage restoration of the exterior brickwork, black windows and impressive landscaping including an inviting stone front patio.

Upon entering, you’re met with a beautiful formal living room and white oak engineered hardwood floors which carry through to the dining room and kitchen. The classic paneling adds a subtle touch of elegance while paying tribute to the history of the home as does the rebuild of the original main staircase which acts as a focal point.

The spacious and bright dining room features a beautiful fireplace and is open to the custom kitchen. High-end stainless-steel appliances, plenty of counter space, a breakfast bar and classic white cabinetry with gold hardware all add to the luxurious feel of this space. Perfect for entertaining guests or enjoying some family time while preparing a great meal together.

Beyond the kitchen is a convenient mudroom with herringbone tile, a lovely laundry area with built-in cabinetry, a powder room and a walk-out to the backyard.

On the second level, there are three large bedrooms, all with engineered hardwood floors, large windows, closets and modern light fixtures. The main washroom on this level is tastefully designed with high-end finishes and includes heated floors. The primary bedroom is the perfect retreat with enough space to comfortably fit a king-size bed. It features vaulted ceilings, a large window overlooking the backyard, a walk-in closet and a stunning ensuite.

On the third level, there is a fourth bedroom which is great for a growing family or as a guest room and it can also function as a private home office depending on your needs.

The expansive lower level is a great space to accommodate all of your storage needs or to transform into your dream media room if desired.

The low maintenance backyard has been professionally landscaped with a wonderful stone patio and lawn area and includes a large shed for additional storage. There’s also a gas hook-up for summer barbequing and it’s fully fenced in for privacy. As an added bonus, there’s also an electric roll up door to the laneway to allow for parking in the back if desired.

59 Brooklyn has been extensively renovated throughout with impeccable attention to detail. With so many upgrades, just move in and enjoy everything that this wonderful family home has to offer!

For more info, visit 59Brooklyn.com

16 03, 2022

JUST LISTED! 13 Empire Avenue in Leslieville

This wonderful family home has so much to offer! It has fantastic curb appeal with beautiful restored brick, black windows and a large front porch with matching planter boxes.

The main floor features an open concept layout with hardwood floors throughout and plenty of natural light. The spacious living and dining rooms are perfect for entertaining or enjoying some family time.

The custom kitchen is absolutely stunning with white cabinetry, black hardware, quartz countertops, a classic subway tile backsplash and a large centre island. There is also a wonderful family room on this level which overlooks the backyard. This space would also be great for a home office if desired.

On the second level, there are two large bedrooms, both with hardwood floors and a nicely renovated washroom. The back bedroom has great closet space and a Juliet balcony overlooking the backyard. The primary bedroom features a lovely bay window and a double closet.

On the third level, there is another large bedroom which features views of the downtown skyline to the west and a walk-out to an impressive east facing deck.

The lower level is nicely finished with new broadloom, pot lights and exposed brick. Perfect for movie night and as a playroom. There is also a conveniently tucked away laundry area as well as a large storage area.

The low maintenance backyard is fully fenced in and features an expansive deck and wood trellis. It’s an ideal space to relax with a good book or host a summer barbeque!

With so many upgrades, just move in and enjoy everything that this wonderful home has to offer!

For more info, check out 13EmpireAve.com

26 10, 2021

SOLD! 47 Coady Avenue

Huge congrats to our amazing buyer clients who acted fast and bought this beautiful home with a bully offer! We’re so happy that we could help and look forward to seeing you around the neighbourhood!

19 06, 2020


Congratulations to our buyer clients who just purchased this beautiful Victorian home on one of the best streets in Leslieville!

Tons of character with a sun drenched main floor featuring hardwood floors, high ceilings, crown moulding and a main floor family room. Two and a half storeys with three spacious bedrooms, a professionally landscaped garden and two car parking! Steps to Queen Street East and all the best that Lesieville has to offer!

14 11, 2018

JUST LISTED! 55 Austin Avenue

Built in 1895, this Victorian home has so much to offer. The original brick front exterior and nicely landscaped front yard offer fantastic curb appeal. The indoor front porch is filled with natural light and is a great place to enjoy your morning coffee.

The main floor is spacious with an open concept floor plan, new flooring, new fixtures, pot lights and large windows. The kitchen features a centre island and plenty of cabinetry as well as two skylights and a layout that’s perfect for entertaining. There is also a walk out to the large back deck and yard – ideal for Summer barbeques.

The second level features two spacious bedrooms both with hardwood floors, pot lights, new fixtures and large windows.

The third level is a wonderful space featuring another large bedroom with a skylight, a walk in closet and even enough room for a home office or sitting area.

The lower level has been recently updated with a modern floating staircase, new flooring and a newly renovated washroom. There is also a laundry area and a separate room for storage.

The impressive backyard is fully fenced in and features a large deck as well as a lovely garden. There is also potential for the convenience of parking off the laneway by removing or repositioning the back fence.

This home is ideally situated on a quiet one-way street in the sought after neighbourhood of Leslieville. A short walk gets you down to all of the fantastic shops, patios and restaurants along Queen Street East. You can also head up to Gerrard Street East and enjoy all of the wonderful new bars and restaurants that have opened up in recent years.

For more info, please visit www.55Austin.com or give us a call at 416.465.7850

31 07, 2017

JUST SOLD! 88 Colgate Ave #424 – Leslieville

Stunning 1 bedroom plus den condo in the heart of Leslieville! Open concept floor plan with a modern designer kitchen, floor to ceiling windows and an incredible spacious balcony overlooking the tree tops. Parking and locker!

31 07, 2017

JUST SOLD! 58 Myrtle Avenue – Leslieville

Wonderful detached family home situated in Leslieville! Renovated throughout with attention to detail. 2 spacious bedrooms and a finished basement with a walk out to the fully fenced in yard. Parking included!

31 07, 2017

SOLD OVER ASKING! 233 Carlaw Ave, Penthouse Loft 815 – Leslieville

Welcome to Penthouse 815 in the renowned Garment Factory Lofts!

The interior features trendy style at every turn with a wonderful openness and abundant natural light. The interior and exterior flow is seamless so it is truly an amazing space morning, noon and night.

Recent interior updates give this loft a nice edge while keeping it very comfortable.

The open concept floor plan is perfect for entertaining with enough space for separate living and dining areas and space for a home office if desired.

The loft features engineered hardwood floors throughout, soaring 10’6” ceilings, exposed ductwork and custom industrial style light fixtures. The kitchen includes granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and a large centre island as well as a modern subway tile backsplash.

The bedroom is a fantastic space to wake up in as the morning sun fills the entire space. There is a large double closet with built ins for added storage and a sliding glass door. The spa like bathroom features a new wall mounted vanity and impressive slate tiles.

The balcony accommodates comfy seating. Perfect for reading a good book and plenty of space for enjoying a barbeque in any season.

The unobstructed expansive lake views are enhanced by a blanket of lush green trees in the summer months and a coat of glistening snow covered roof tops in the winter.

Move in and enjoy this wonderful space!

7 03, 2017

Toronto Ranked One Of The Most Innovative Cities In The World

Toronto was ranked as one of the most innovative cities in the world, according to a new report from the Melbourne-based organization 2thinknow.

According to the 2016-2017 Innovation Cities Index, Toronto ranked eighth out of 500 cities worldwide.

As CTV News reports, 2thinknow grades each city in three categories – cultural assets, human infrastructure and networked markets – to determine its overall potential for fostering innovation.

London, New York and Tokyo took the top three spots, respectively. Montreal came in at 19 and Vancouver ranked 24th.

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