Monday, September 25, 2017


48 Aberdeen Avenue, Hamilton, ON circa 1860s

This home was last listed in June 2016 for $959,000 and quickly sold thereafter for a good chunk over $1.0 million. Now, just as your tears have dried up from missing out last time, you have your chance for a redemption offer! 48 Aberdeen is FRESH on the market and as charming as ever.

Fresh features include original wide planked pine flooring, cove archways, high baseboards, 10 foot ceilings, original fireplaces, skylights, a large deck off the kitchen and double car garage access at the rear with access to Chilton Place, leading into Markland St. 

This red brick knockout used to be two (more) modest homes (see the old map below) but has long been converted to a spacious single family residence. This history would be interesting to investigate further given the grandiose homes ubiquitous on this stretch of Aberdeen between Bay and James streets. A follower of mine suggested the former semis might have been servants residences for one (or more) of the larger surrounding estates. I think there might be some truth to that! Please share if you know anything that might unveil this home's curious history.

Old map when 48 Aberdeen was two homes (#46 & 48) and Chilton was known as Ontario Street

Tile detail in the vestibule

Amaze-balls wallpaper in the vestibule

Fireplace sight-lines are the best kind

Loving this neoclassical fireplace design


Second fireplace sight-line (and in the kitchen!)

Those plank floors are #Everything

More floor 'porn'...out the door and onto the deck for some fresh air!

Can't beat the details like old door hardware


Original exterior wall with beam (swoon)

The mother of all vignettes. Newer addition leads to the double car garage below

Nick deck and even nicer neighbours to the West (drool-worthy views)

Offered at $1,195,000 SOLD for $1,060,000
Listing with Sarit Zalter of Judy Marsales Real Estate Ltd.
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