The BnB Casa Bianca is in the heart of the Plateau, the trendiest neighbourhood, restaurants and entertainment two blocks away. Near Outremont & Westmount. Walk directly to Mount Royal Mountain and park, just in front of the house. Explore shopping and clubs on Saint-Laurent Boulevard or Mont-Royal Avenue.
5 minutes by bike, bus or taxi takes you to the restaurants in the Mile End, the market in Little Italy, the history of Old Montreal & the Old Port or the business and shopping in downtown Montreal. Montreal's natural forested core is right across the street from the Casa Bianca. The park was designed in 1874 by Frederick Law Olmstead, who also designed Central Park in New York city. Tennis Courts right in Front of the Casa! The Casa Bianca is officially registered as an architectural landmark . The house was built in 1912 by a Montreal developer. The architectural style is French Renaissance revival, and the exterior facing is made of unusual white glazed terra cotta tiles. The interior moldings, hard wood floors, detailed wainscotting and terra cotta fountain are all restored and original to the house. The original owner moved after 5 years in the house. Dr. Rabinovitch moved in and opened Montreal's first Jewish medical clinic in what was then the heart of the Jewish neighborhood. The Doctor continued to live and practice in the building until the 1980's, when the house once again became a family residence. The house is famous to older locals, Jewish and not, many of whom still knock on the door to visit sold as a commercial building banks will ask a minimum of 30-40% cash voir video youtube / see youtube video at https://youtu.be/T-e87Qv5xOA
Driveway: Asphalt, Heating system: Hot water, Heating system: Space heating baseboards, Heating system: Electric baseboard units, Water supply: Municipality, Heating energy: Electricity, Heating energy: Natural gas, Equipment available: Wall-mounted air conditioning, Hearth stove: Wood fireplace, Garage: Attached, Garage: Double width or more, Distinctive features: Street corner, Proximity: Highway, Proximity: Cegep, Proximity: Daycare centre, Proximity: Hospital, Proximity: Park - green area, Proximity: Bicycle path, Proximity: Elementary school, Proximity: High school, Proximity: Cross-country skiing, Proximity: Public transport, Proximity: University, Bathroom / Washroom: Adjoining to the master bedroom, Bathroom / Washroom: Separate shower, Basement: 6 feet and over, Basement: Partially finished, Parking: Outdoor x 2, Parking: Garage x 2, Sewage system: Municipal sewer, View: Mountain, View: Panoramic, View: City, Zoning: Residential