rue Tupper Townhouse

The elegant façade of this 1885 New York style townhouse, with its iconic round window, blends well with the open-plan contemporary interior design by architect Eric Majer. Three floors are connected by a dramatic staircase with large skylight above. High ceilings, generous spaces and large windows are featured throughout. Steps from the Canadian Centre for Architecture, this property is ideal for those looking for the very best in sophisticated, downtown living. An updated, century property in the heart of historic Shaughnessy Village in Central Montreal.


The first floor features a modern kitchen designed around an island perfect for entertaining, bridging the living and dining areas. Large windows face the generous back yard. The spacious master bedroom on the second floor has an ensuite bathroom with tiled shower, heated floor and a large skylight. A second large bedroom has an adjacent full bathroom with tub and heated floors. The bright, full-height ground floor has a third bedroom, full bath, living area, laundry and a walkout to the back yard. This townhouse boasts an enclosed back yard with a large deck, outdoor storage and two gated, secure parking spaces.


  • Airtight building envelope with “green” urethane foam insulation (Airmetic Soya) sprayed inside original walls to provide substantial reduction in energy costs
  • Sanyo Energy Star Heat Pump & Energy Star HRV Air Exchanger to ensure fresh, healthy air at all times
  • Energy Star windows (wood and aluminum)
  • Primarily locally-sourced building materials: lumber, gyproc, maple flooring, etc
  • Renewable resource bamboo flooring on street level
  • Zero-V.O.C. healthy paints used throughout
  • Low-flow faucets and shower heads
  • Dual-flush toilets: 3 litres or 6 litres
  • Environmentally-friendly Caesarstone quartz kitchen countertops
  • Partial CFL and LED energy-saving lighting
  • Close to public transportation and bike paths
  • and much more …

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building type: townhouse with fenced in backyard

living area: 2,040 sq ft on 3 levels (gross)

lot size: 17 feet x 92 feet

taxes: $3,692 / 2012

included extras: SS dishwasher, fridge, stove, SS microwave, SS range hood, heat pump for cooling, alarm system, ceiling speakers in living and dining areas, pre-wired for telephone, internet & television

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