Steeped in the history of Cabbagetown, this outstanding property was built in approximately 1898 and was utilized as an Apothecary for many years with the pharmacist’s family residing in the beautiful multi-level apartment above.
The building has had many incarnations over time and in the past 20 years has operated as our well known and successful massage therapy clinic. The massage clinic installed an indoor pool and occupied the main and lower levels of the structure while the owner took advantage of the extraordinary living space above.
78 Amelia St. is zoned for residential with commercial elements that permit many different uses, providing ample opportunity for the next owner to create a remarkable live/work environment or convert to a stunning single-family home with one car legal parking. The possibilities are endless.
The 1660 square foot apartment, encompassing the entire second and half third floor, boasts high ceilings, original hardwood flooring, original trim, high baseboards, transoms, crown mouldings and cornices.
There are 1.5 updated bathrooms and 2 large bedrooms. The principal bedroom has a custom walk-in closet, ensuite bath, complete with full sized, stacking washer and dryer, vaulted ceiling, and a ridiculous amount of storage space. The second bedroom has a large closet, and large west facing windows.
Host dinner parties on the large private deck which is walk out from the family sized, eat in kitchen, or cozy up for quiet evenings in the stunning living room which is south facing, and warmed with the natural light from multiple south and west facing windows.
There are over 2000 square feet of living, or a combination of living and workspace on the main level and finished lower level. The main floor flows from front to back with hardwood flooring, high ceilings, high baseboards, original trim, wall to wall windows, and an original fireplace with mantle. There is a 3-piece bath next to the indoor pool room which is situated at the back of the building. The pool room has a bowed window and separate walk out to the rear courtyard garden which is entirely private with high fencing.
The lower level has good ceiling height, ceramic flooring, a bedroom, a partial kitchen, a sitting area and large 4-piece bathroom.
The opportunities represented by this well recognized corner property are indeed endless …
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