46 Ontario Avenue, Hamilton, Ontario CIRCA 1889
Holy Brick! Rarely do you find a home in this condition. My jaw dropped when I saw how bursting with character it was. Check out the amazing photos by Tom Vogel below and prepare to fall in love. Jewels like this do not come onto the market very often so if you have the itch, fetch this FRESH PIECE OF BRICK (before its gone).
- Queen Anne Victorian
- Custom built and designed by renowned Hamilton architect Joseph Powell in 1889 (see bio below)
- 7 bedrooms!
- 3+1 baths
- Ornate carved staircase
- Stained and leaded glass windows throughout
- Wood trim and wainscoting
- High ceilings
- Ornate ceiling medallions
- Original plaster crown mouldings
- Eat-in kitchen with reclaimed brick walls
- Solid oak parquet flooring
- Inlaid hardwood floors
- Detached garage
- Landscaped and fenced back-yard
- Taxes: $3,193!
Offered at $389,000. Not yet listed on realtor.ca, but for sale by Bill Papaioannou of REMAX...click below for listing details:
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Stinson neighbourhood. The area is going through a slow renaissance, largely powered by Harry Stinson's highly publicized Stinson School lofts development. Definitely an opportunity to invest in an A+ home in an opportunity neighbourhood.
Close to the Hamilton GO station, for convenient commuter access:
POWELL, Joseph (fl. 1888-1896) was active in Hamilton, Ont. where is name can be linked with a variety of residential, commercial and industrial commissions, either under his own name, or by the name of Joseph Powell & Co. He may be same 'Joseph Powell, Architect' who was active in London, Ont. in 1886 and who is credited with the design of a substantial four story commercial block on York Street, immediately east of Grigg House, LONDON, ONT.
(works in Hamilton)
- MARKLAND STREET, three houses for an unnamed client, 1888 (Spectator [Hamilton], 16 Oct. 1888, 4, t.c.)
- SHEAFFE STREET, row of ten brick houses, 1889 (Spectator [Hamilton], 16 Feb. 1889, 4, t.c.)
- MacNAB STREET SOUTH, alterations and improvements to residence for George C. Thomson, 1889 (Spectator [Hamilton], 20 June 1889, 4, t.c.)
- MAIN STREET EAST, near Walnut Street, large residence for Dr. Adolphus Farewell 'a mixture of the Norman and Russian Byzantine' styles, 1890 (Spectator [Hamilton], 4 Dec. 1890, 8, t.c.; C.R., i, 13 Dec. 1890, 2)
- METHODIST MISSION CHURCH, Young Street, 1890 (C.R., i, 13 Dec. 1890, 2)
- GORE STREET, large residence for O.A. Horning, 1891 (C.R., i, 24 Jan. 1891, 2)
- W.A. FREEMAN FERTILIZER CO., James Street North, near Murray Street, rebuilding of the factory and warehouse, 1891 (C.R., i, 24 Jan. 1891, 2, descrip.)
- BURLINGTON BEACH, beach cottage for William Worthington, 1891 (C.R., ii, 28 Feb. 1891, 2)
- KING STREET WEST, large store or warehouse for George E. Martin, 1891 (C.R., ii, 28 Feb. 1891, 2, t.c.)
- INCHBURY STREET, three houses for an unnamed client, 1891 (C.R., ii, 25 April 1891, 2)
- YOUNG STREET, at Ferguson Street South, four houses for an unnamed client, 1893 (C.R., iv, 7 Sept. 1893, 1, t.c.)
- JAMES STREET NORTH, near Ferrie Street, rebuilding dwellings and additions to No. 448 James Street North, 1893 (C.R., iv, 9 Nov. 1893, 1, t.c.)
- WENTWORTH STREET SOUTH, near Delaware Street, residence for Leroy Burke, 1894 (C.R., v, 2 Aug. 1894, 2, t.c.)