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Condo of the Week: Inside a farmhouse-inspired loft that sold for $2.2 million

Modern farmhouses are everywhere now, but have you ever seen a modern farm-loft? Unit 626 at 637 Lake Shore Blvd. W. is exactly that. The two-storey loft is designed with 100-year-old barn beams, posts and boards.

Along with 1,527 square feet of living space, there is 877 square feet of dedicated outdoor space. It comes with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. After being listed for $1.999 million, it was sold over asking for a cool $2.2 million.

This unit is located inside the iconic Tip Top Lofts near the waterfront. After being built in 1929, it was used as a factory and office for a menswear fashion retail company called Tip Top Tailors Ltd. It was eventually converted into a residential building full of interesting units, one of them being loft 626.

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You can take the wooden staircase upstairs or walk straight to the main living area upon entry.

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This bedroom on the first floor could double as a home office. It has full height windows, making the room feel bigger and brighter.

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The three-piece bathroom comes with a walk-in shower.

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The main living space is open concept. Wooden beams on the ceiling play into the modern barn esthetic.

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Stainless steel appliances pop from the sleek white cabinetry. A large island provides seating for up to four people and lots of counter space.

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There’s a corner next to the windows that could fit a desk.

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Exposed duct work makes an appearance in the living room. The sun-filled room has 18-foot ceilings and full height windows. You can enjoy views of the CN Tower while sitting on the couch.

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The massive loft-styled main bedroom is open to below. It comes with a den that’s large enough to use as a cosy seating area.

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A bright walk-in closet has spotlight lighting and organized storage space.

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You’ll find a walk-in shower, bathtub and double sinks in the ensuite bathroom.

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Two sets of doors open to the outdoor space. Its generous square footage provides more than enough room for designated cooking, dining and hangout zones.

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This one-of-a-kind covered patio delivers all the farmhouse vibes. There’s more than enough space for at least an eight-person table.

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Since it’s a corner unit, future residents can take in views of both the city skyline and lake.

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Loft 626 at 637 Lake Shore Blvd. W. was listed with Dragi Dodevski of Royal LePage Your Community Realty.

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