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Lakeshore house

Ontario : Toronto
Location #6110

Location Owner:Girldoll
Creation Date: 1/6/2013
Last Updated: 2/20/2013

Big beauty of a house, right on the lakeshore. Many floors, a piano in the living room and a little glass atrium on the side. My abandoned dreamhome :)

**Added by Superss**

I hope you don't mind me adding this information. I grew up in this area, not on the lake like this house, but it was my stomping ground.

The city that this location should be listed under is Toronto, more specifically the area or "town" which the locals call it, is Mimico, which is inside the boundaries of Toronto.

This is the old John McBride house, which was built in 1927. There are a number of beautiful homes along this stretch of Mimico on the Lakeshore. Many were built in the late 1800's & early 1900's by some prominent names, Eaton, McGuinness, & Loblaw. The Polish Consulate is the old McGuiness estate.

I don't think any of these homes have been historically designated yet, there is a portion of an estate, a gardeners cottage, that is on its way to being designated with the Ontario Heritage Act. Sadly, the house in question here, already has an approved demolition permit. Too many condo's in the old Motel Strip area, hopefully not next to these old lakefront estates.


Waterfront Estate Property 2621 Lake Shore Blvd West, Toronto

Rarely Available Prime West Toronto Waterfront Estate, Great Opportunity To Build Your Dream Home, Current 5 Bedroom Mansion Circa 1930, Building Permits & Plans, 4,979 Sq. Ft. Custom Luxury Designed Home, Massive Lot With Riparian Rights Extending 300' Into The Lake, Spectacular Panoramic Lake & Skyline Vistas, Tranquil Grounds With Mature Trees, Breathtaking View Of Lake Ontario & Toronto Skyline, Approx., Lot Size = 85 Ft. x 227 Ft.

Asking $2,900,000.00

PM me if you would like to see the realtors reply, including floor plans for the new house. :)

Darkman UPDATE: Drove by today and was really surprised to see an empty lot with zero hint that this place was ever here :(

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Status: Demolished | Category: House or Farm

Lakeshore house
Created on:1/12/2013
Created by: TheGirlNextDoor
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Lakeshore house
Lakeshore house
Created on:1/7/2013
Created by: Girldoll
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Address: 2607 Lake Shore Boulevard West, Toronto, ON M8V 1G5, Canada
Province: Ontario

superss says:
1/12/2014 11:06:40 AM

That's too bad, they gave me a false hope with the renovation sign in front.

1/11/2014 7:25:23 PM

Gone :(

superss says:
10/14/2013 1:00:22 AM

I just changed it's location from Mississauga to Toronto. It's in Mimico, which is a part of Toronto. I also changed it to active as it appears as though they are renovating it. It's got fencing around the property with a renovation company sign on it. I would way rather see that then a demolition.

Kenndruuh says:
7/27/2013 1:00:07 PM

Must... see..

NikiFM says:
5/23/2013 4:58:54 PM

I pass this place all the time, would love to take a look but I think im probably too late, im sure its either locked up or visited frequently. For sale sign still but, would looooove to own this beauty.

TheGirlNextDoor says:
1/28/2013 3:58:10 PM

WOW! I must have sounded very interested! Quick reply from the realtor. See above description for details.

TheGirlNextDoor says:
1/28/2013 12:33:59 PM

Emailed the realtor today... Waiting to hear back! :D

ground state says:
1/21/2013 9:43:52 AM

RE: I'm quite certain someone slipped into a closet upstairs while I was there

You throwing open the door with the camera's timer set on a tripod would have been the photo of the year!!!!!!!

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