Ajax, Whitby take top spots for most expensive homes sold in Durham in December

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Published January 4, 2023 at 12:49 pm

56 Fulwood Crescent, Whitby. Photo by Keller Williams Energy Real Estate

December’s home sales in Durham Region summarized the real estate market’s recent trends with all five of the most expensive homes sold coming in under $1 million, according to sales figures from Zoocasa.

At #1 was a 2-storey, 4-bedroom detached home in Ajax at 51 Coomer Cres that sold two weeks ago for $261,000. The bungalow contains a family room and three bedrooms upstairs and the basement has a self-contained apartment with a walk-out to the backyard.

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51 Coomer Crescent, Whitby. Photo Dan Plowman Team Realty

Also selling at $261,000 was a four-level backsplit at 56 Fulwood Cres in Whitby with more than 2,600 sq. ft. of finished space. The upper level features three bedrooms; the lower level boasts a fireplace and a fourth bedroom and (best of all) the oversize backyard has no neighbours behind.

Number #3 on the list is a house at 743 Lublin Ave in Pickering ($952,900), number #4 is a property at 13 Douet Lane  in Ajax ($950,000) and number #5 is a house at 165 Hazelwood Dr in Whitby that was released for $945,000.

The least expensive home sold in Durham was also the cheapest home sold in the GTA last month: a studio apartment in Oshawa’s University District at 705 – 1900 Simcoe St N  that sold for just $265,000.

705-1900 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa. Photo by Re/Max Realty Services

At number #2 and #3 are two homes located in Bowmanville’s Wilmot Creek neighbourhood, a gated seniors community near Lake Ontario. A house at 17 Steelhead Lane sold for $290,000 while a neighbouring home at 88 The Cove Rd sold for $375,000.

Number #4 on the list of most affordable homes sold in Durham in December was a condo apartment at 207 – 131 Taunton Rd E  in Oshawa that sold on December 12 for $404,000, followed by a two-bedroom bungalow in downtown Oshawa at 148 Prince St that sold for $409,900.

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