That Social Media Famous Ridiculed Row House Actually Sold For $675,000

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Step inside this $750,000 in downtown Toronto — at your own discretion. (Photo courtesy of RE/MAX)

Remember that Toronto row house that became social media famous for its horror-like qualities and high price? Well, now it can be famous for still managing to be sold.

After more than 100 days on the market, the home, originally priced at $749,900 has sold for $675,000.

The realtor behind the listing, Al Sinclair of Re/Max Hallmark Realty Ltd., tells The Globe and Mail the sellers were family members of the late owner. He says they were hoping for a bidding war close to $900,000.

Sinclair also told The Globe that while the poor condition of the six-bedroom house was widely ridiculed on social media, “It would be a complete waste of money to put anything into it, because it’s going to get torn apart.”

Let’s remind you of its qualities …

(Photo courtesy of RE/MAX)The property description read, “This 2 Storey Home Just Needs Tlc.” The pictures, however, told another story …

Once upon a time, there was a home for sale in downtown Toronto. It seemed like any other home — from the outside. A two-bedroom row house, near Trinity Bellwoods Park, in one of Toronto’s most sought-after neighbourhoods, priced lower than most homes in the area. While nearby properties can fetch upwards of $1 million, this was set to be yours for a mere $749,900.

So on that day, when the owners decided to sell this home at 15 Rebecca St., along with its 100-plus years of history, no one could foresee that it would go viral on Twitter. (Or, maybe that was the plan all along …)

(Photo courtesy of RE/MAX)

But, despite all the fun and mockery endured at the house’s expense — we had a feeling the expensive house, would allow the owners (and maybe the potential buyer) to laugh all the way to the bank … And live happily ever after.

(Photo courtesy of RE/MAX)

And maybe they can now, with the $675,000 from the home’s sale.

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