No bigger than a minute, this 2-bedroom Verdun cottage is a country oasis in the heart of the city. Set back on a generous lot, this 1905 home offers an open living room, dining room and kitchen with powder room and laundry on the main floor and and two bedrooms with a full bath upstairs.In all, about 900 square feet of living space under a brand new roof.
The address is 3958 Newmarch St., a small cross street that runs between de l'Eglise and the greenspace that borders the Atwater water filtration plant. The properties on this street tend to sit back on their lots, or sit close to the sidewalk with very large backyards.
This house has a rustic feel, with original pine floors, wooden kitchen cabinets, lots of knotty pine. The front has a big picture window overlooking a new treated wood deck, several evergreen trees, perennials and a vegetable garden. The yard is fenced, making it ideal for a single parent with child, or couple with a dog.
Quiet and peaceful, yet just minutes from Atwater market, the emerging restaurant scene of Wellington St. and several bus lines and either Verdun or de l'Eglise metro stations. ASking price is $299,000.