120 McGill St – Freehold Victorian Townhome in Downtown Toronto

Overview: 120 McGill St, fully-renovated Victorian house with 6-beds, 6-baths, 3 kitchens, a private deck, backyard and driveway. Separate basement entrance and amazing Church-Yonge Corridor location.

Address: 120 McGill St Toronto Ontario M5B1H6

Neighbourhood: Church-Yonge Corridor

Floors: 3

Parking: yes (2 spaces)

Size: 2542.9 sq. ft.

Bedrooms: 5 + 1

Washrooms: 6

Basement: finished

Floors: laminate

A/C: Yes

Heating: Gas

Sold: $1,695,000

Agent: Wins Lai, Living Realty Inc., Brokerage

About 120 McGill St

3-storey red-brick Victorian house with white Mercedes Benz in driveway of 120 McGill St, Toronto.

In a city of skyscrapers, 120 McGill St is a treasure from Toronto’s past.

The 3-storey Victorian house has a classic red-brick exterior with a spacious 2-car private driveway.

Drone photo of 120 McGill St, a red-brick Victorian house.

Over a century old, its Victorian exterior is tall and narrow, with bay, bow and dormer windows and a shingled roof.

And because 120 McGill St lies on a quiet corner of the Church-Yonge Corridor, residents can enjoy both privacy and access.

Aerial photo of 120 McGill St, parks and buildings.

The Church-Yonge Corridor is home to parks, condos, churches and fantastic architecture.

120 McGill St is currently tenanted and presents an amazing investment opportunity. Buyers can choose to either rent out their property or move in.

120 McGill St – Main Floor

Renovated living room with gray sofa, thick white rug and gray walls hung with paintings.

120 McGill St contains 3 separate rental units (each with their own private entrance) spread over 4 levels.

The freehold property spans a total of 2542.9 sq. ft. and consists of 6 bedrooms, 6 baths, 3 kitchens, and multiple living and dining areas.

Chic living room with bookshelf, potlights and gray walls.

The interior of 120 McGill St is more up-to-date than its Victorian facade.

That’s because it’s been fully renovated and brought into the 21st century.

Living room with crown molding, gray ceiling and dark laminate floors of 120 McGill St.

Instead of antique floors and gas-lamps you’ll find pot-lights, laminates, and smooth 10-foot ceilings with crown molding.

More significant changes include the windows, roof, deck, furnace, air conditioner and hot water tank, all of which were upgraded in 2015.

Gorgeous renovated kitchen with modern appliances, shiny white cabinets and tiled backsplash.

120 McGill’s renovations are starkest in the kitchens, which were remodelled in 2014.

The main floor kitchen boasts a stylish back-splash, plentiful storage with built-in lights, ceramic floors, a separate dining area and recessed lighting.

120 McGill St, renovated kitchen with silver appliances, pot-lights and gleaming white cabinets.

It also comes with modern stainless steel appliances such as an oven, fridge, dishwasher and range hood.

The main floor also has a bedroom with a solid entry door.

First floor bedroom with large dresser, bedside table and floor plant.

At 9.4 by 14.7 sq. ft., its got enough room for a queen-sized bed and plenty of furniture.

It’s also well-lit by both a huge window and pot-lights, and features a large closet as well as laminate floors.

Small washroom with glass walk-in shower, square sink and white walls.

This bathroom, like others in the house, was renovated in 2014.

The main floor washroom has a walk-in shower, wall-mounted mirror and sink with storage drawer.

120 McGill St – 2nd Floor

Renovated kitchen and dining room of 120 McGill St with brand new cabinets and appliances.

The 2nd floor consists of 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, a kitchen, and a living and dining area.

The second floor has undergone some major renovations, including a total redo of the kitchen and dining room.

Sleek new kitchen with white cabinets, pot lights, ultra-modern range hood, and gray back-splash.

This upgraded kitchen flaunts shiny white cabinets, an intricate back-splash, pot-lights, and crown molding.

It also carries the latest appliances, such as a stainless-steel fridge, microwave, cooktop and ultra-modern rangehood.

Girl's bedroom with pink vanity, ottoman, stuffed Mickey Mouse toy and photos strung to wall.

The 2nd floor bedroom is incredibly tall and spacious, with room to spare for a vanity, ottoman and other furniture.

Plus it’s decked out in dark laminates, pot-lights, a bay window, and a 3-piece ensuite bath.

Messy bedroom with bed on floor, colourful sheets and pictures on wall.

The second floor is also home to a second bedroom, making it a great choice for families looking to rent.

At 10.5 by 9.0 sq. ft., it’s big enough for a bed and several pieces of furniture.

Simple kitchen with gray walls, marble counters and white toilet.

This 3-piece bath (one of two on this floor) includes a tub, sink, storage cabinets and wall-mounted mirror.

A clean, minimalist design also creates a relaxing atmosphere.

120 McGill St – 3rd Floor

Bedroom with bed, messy desk, black wall-mounted shelves and white mini-fridge.

2 bedrooms, 2 baths and a deck comprise the 3rd floor.

The bedroom above is outfitted with floating shelves, laminate floors, pot-lights, a large closet, and an ensuite bath.

Renovated bathroom at 120 McGill St with white vanity, oval mirror and walk-in shower.

Simple yet serene, the 3-piece ensuite bath uses detailed border tiles to add some visual flourish.

More practical components include a walk-in shower, oval mirror, dual cabinets, and a raised sink-bowl of gorgeous glass.

Disorganized bedroom with jean jacket hung on chair, ruffled bed sheets and open closet door.

Another bedroom makes the 3rd floor an appealing choice for families looking to rent.

At 11.8 by 8.10 sq. ft., this enormous bedroom features laminate floors, pot-lights, double windows, and a wide closet.

3-piece ensuite bath with vessel sink, crystal bowl, glass shower enclosure and rectangular mirror.

It also encloses a 3-piece bath with a walk-in shower, above-counter sink bowl, storage cabinets, and wall-mounted mirror.

But the main highlight of the 3rd floor is certainly the private deck.

Outdoor wooden deck with chairs and tables on third floor of 120 McGill St.

There’s no better place to read, relax, socialize or enjoy a meal. Plus the view is amazing!

At 11 by 15 sq. ft., this wooden deck can handle several people as well as plenty of furniture.

120 McGill St – Basement

Finished basement painted light gray, with brown sofa and black dining room table.

The finished basement has 8-foot ceilings and a separate entrance for greater privacy.

As the photo above shows, the basement’s living and dining areas are spacious and brightly lit, while the gray walls and ceilings appear brand new.

Linear kitchen with brown wooden cabinets, large-tiled backsplash and gray counters.

The basement’s broad linear kitchen has a tiled back-splash, matching counters, and stunning wooden cabinets and drawers.

Appliances include a cooktop, refrigerator and a powerful range-hood with dual fans.

Super-simple washroom with gray white walls, tiles and shower curtain and brown cabinets.

The basement bathroom features a walk-in shower, strong lighting and some lovely tile-work.

Meanwhile, the basement bedroom is an ample 9 by 10.3 sq. ft., with gray walls, pot-lights and a large closet.

120 McGill St – Backyard

120 McGill backyard.

Besides a 3rd floor deck,120 McGill has its own backyard.

The backyard is fenced around for privacy, allowing residents to socialize and entertain in peace.

120 McGill St spacious backyard.

There’s enough space for several chairs and tables, making it perfect for summer barbecues.

And since the floor is tiled, it saves residents the trouble of cutting and maintaining grass.

Backyard with garden and evergreen plants

But the backyard isn’t totally without nature. For example: it has a garden bed full of evergreens.

The backyard also has a handy garden shed.

120 McGill St backyard shed

Need a place to store your gardening, BBQ and snow removable equipment? Look no further.

So 120 McGill St residents have 2 outdoor escapes: a third floor deck and an enclosed backyard!

120 McGill St – Floor Plans and Measurements

Floor plans for 120 McGill St.

Floor plans

Measurements of various rooms in 120 McGill St.


About The Church-Yonge Corridor

Ariel photo of Church-Yonge Corridor Toronto with CN Tower in distance.

120 McGill St may be located in a quiet area, but the Church-Yonge Corridor is at the vibrant heart of Toronto.

TorontoLife says of the Church-Yonge Corridor:

…the people who live in this neighbourhood know that it’s is perennially partying. It’s one of Toronto’s buzziest, busiest ’hoods, with hundreds of bars and restaurants….

Friends at bar with table set with food and drinks.

If you love great food and drinks, the Church-Yonge Corridor is the place to be (Pixabay).

But the neighbourhood is so much more than a place to eat, drink and party.

It’s also very family-friendly, with TorontoLife giving it a 90.7 score for education.

Aerial view of Church-Yonge Corridor during winter with buildings and parks.

Buyers who plan on renting out 120 McGill St can take advantage of the great schools, something families care deeply about.

The Church-Yonge Corridor is also a hub for arts and culture.

According to Toronto.com:

…the area is home to such historic entertainment venues as Massey Hall, the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres and Buddies in Bad Times.

Crowd outside Massey Hall, Toronto.

Massey Hall is described as “Canada’s most important venue for concerts and lectures” (Arild Vagen, Wikimedia).

Other Location Highlights:

  • A short walk to Toronto’s best malls, including Eaton’s, Aura, College Park & The Atrium
  • Nearby grocery stores include Metro, H-Mart, Rabba, Loblaws & The Kitchen Table
  • Stunning green-spaces such as College Park, St. James Square & Allan Gardens Dog Park
  • Minutes from the Financial District, Church and Wellesley & Ryerson University
  • 100 Transit Score, 98 Bike Score, 96 Walk Score and well-served by buses, streetcars & subways

The WOW Factor

Row of colourful 3-storey Victorian houses in Toronto.

120 McGill St is truly rare: a Victorian-era house in the heart of modern-day Toronto.

Buyers have multiple options: a) move in b) rent it out c) move in and rent it out.

With 6 bedrooms, 6 baths, 3 kitchens, and multiple living and dining areas,120 McGill St is big and versatile enough for all three.

Plus, its location in the Church-Yonge Corridor appeals to young party-goers as well as families.

Live in, invest in or both—120 McGill St is the perfect property for your needs…whatever they are.

Want to know more about 120 Mcgill? Check out the Virtual Tour contact me below for more details.


Wins Lai
Real Estate Broker
Living Realty Inc., Brokerage

m: 416.903.7032 p: 416.975.9889
f: 416.975.0220
a: 7 Hayden Street Toronto, M4Y 2P2
w: www.winslai.com e: [email protected]
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