72 MacDonald Ave


Detached 2 Storeys | 3 Bedroom + 2 Washroom

MLS #X6658000

The Details

Wherever Your Story Begins

In the quiet cadence of a bygone era, rises an home draped in history, a testament to the classic grace of 1934 architectural nuances fused with a contemporary mid-century design ethos. A soft echo of sunlight illuminates this warm and inviting two-story, three-bedroom residence, where cozy alcoves and spacious chambers strike a perfect balance of light, space and time. Reflecting a minimalist aesthetic, this pull-on-your-heartstrings home basks in the glow of pristine ivory walls, clean lines and classic features & finishes with whispers of its original character. The home unfolds to reveal an intimate tableau of its early 20th-century monograms with traces of its beginnings including solid wood doors & brass hardware opening to inviting passageways with hints of stained glass, exposed brick, deep casements and baseboards. The fresh white kitchen, punctuated with an inviting breakfast nook, elegantly integrates with the home’s overarching aura of hospitality, offering backyard views & effortless flow into your open concept living & dining areas. Descend into the home’s finished basement, where practicality marries sophistication – featuring a meticulously planned laundry room and copious storage space striking a delicate balance between form and function. Outside, a mature embrace of towering trees encircles a fenced-in backyard and sunny deck perfect for grilling, gardening or long overdue lounging!

Whoever you are, wherever your story begins, this residence beckons you home – a place imbued with a personal resonance, a distinctive allure, and above all, an essence that is unmistakably, irrevocably yours.

May your walls know joy; may each room hold laughter; and may every window open to great possibility.

Property particulars

Hamilton-Kirkendall West

72 MacDonald Ave

MacDonald Ave & Aberdeen Ave

2-Storey, Detached

Lot Size: 25.50 x 108 Feet

1,161 Interior Square Feet (+577 Below Grade)

3 x Bedrooms

2 x Washrooms

Private Drive, 1 Car Parking

Fenced-In Backyard

Full & Finished Basement

Annual Property Taxes: $4,868 (2023)


  • Stainless Steel Refrigerator
  • Stainless Steel Stove
  • Stainless Steel Dishwasher
  • Stainless Steel Hood Fan
  • Clothing Washer & Dryer
  • Existing Window Coverings
  • Existing Light Fixtures


The Home

Hamilton-Kirkendall West

Home Mechanics
& Operations

High-Efficiency Furnace (Owned - 8 Years)

Central Air Conditioning (Owned - 8 Years)

Water Heater (Rented - 13 Years)


  • Copper Wiring
  • 100 AMP Service

Copper Inbound & Outbound Piping

Architectural Shingles - Approx 10 Years Old

Average Utility Costs

  • Average Toronto Water & Hydro: $85/month
  • Average Enbridge Gas: $80/month
  • Hot Water Tank: $55.53 Billed Quarterly with Reliance

Home Inspection Report

Walk score


Transit score


Bike score


The Neighbourhood

The neighbourhood

Welcome To
Hamilton-Kirkendall West

Nestled within the heart of Hamilton lies a genuinely warm and inviting neighbourhood surrounding this pull-on-your-hearstrings home at 72 McDonald Avenue.

This enclave exudes a distinctive character, an embodiment of mature charm that blends timeless elegance with a vibrant spirit. The area boasts a prime location and a plethora of amenities; this coveted area offers an easy lifestyle for residents seeking a balance between community, nature and connectivity. At the forefront of this neighbourhood’s allure is its proximity to Locke Street, a bustling avenue known for its delightful array of coffee shops, restaurants, and boutiques. Local bistros beckon with their culinary prowess, inviting patrons to savour the finest farm-to-table fare, including Rugantino, Cima Enoteca, The Burnt Tongue and Earth to Table Bar. At the same time, cozy cafes perk their freshly brewed aromas, including Democracy, Amo Caffe & a buzzing Starbucks. And we would be amiss, not to mention the Donut Monster just down the street!

The surrounding neighbourhood offers quick access to McMaster University, a prestigious and well-known institution for higher learning known for its health sciences programs. A short distance away, this esteemed academic hub nurtures intellectual curiosity and fosters a vibrant cultural scene. The area thrives on the energy of young minds, creating an intellectually driven atmosphere and infusing the community with growth, innovation and a youthful spirit.

Transportation options abound, seamlessly connecting residents to the wider region, including beautiful hiking options throughout the escarpment, including Rail Trail and the Bruce Trail. Additionally, efficient transit systems whisk individuals effortlessly through the city, providing access to all that Hamilton has to offer. The neighbourhood’s strategic location also grants easy proximity to downtown Hamilton, a metropolis teeming with world-class sports, theatre and entertainment.

This special and well-loved home is situated in a place and time where the confluence of history, culture, and connectivity is celebrated, elevating the everyday experience for young families, academics or downsizers alike.

Transit options

Commute to Union Station
  • 53 Minutes by Car
Rail Lines
  • LW Lakeshore West
Bus Lines
  • 6 Aberdeen
  • 7 Locke


Private Schools
  • Columbia International College
  • Foundations Montessori School
  • Hillfield School
  • Hillfield Strathallan College
  • Lyonsgate Montessori School
  • Northview Collegiate Hamilton
Public Schools
  • Earl Kitchener Public School
  • Kanetskare Middle School
  • Westdale High School
French Schools
  • Earl Kitchener Public School
  • Kanetskare Middle School
  • Westdale High School

Restaurants & Cocktails

  • Aberdeen Tavern
  • Amigos
  • Burrito Bandidos Westdale
  • Cima Enoteca
  • Delirious Burger Co.
  • Dosa Place
  • Earth to Table: Bread Bar Locke
  • Electric Diner
  • La Luna Downtown
  • Long Horn BBQ & Grill
  • Masala Corner Hamilton
  • Moody’s Pizza Bar & Arcade
  • Mr Dumpling Express
  • Papa Johns Pizza
  • Peruviano
  • Pizza Fiamma Hamilton
  • Pizzaiolo
  • Rungantino
  • The Burnt Tongue
  • The Express Restaurant – Italian Eatery
  • The Squire – Pub on Locke
  • Victoria’s Steak & Seafood
  • West Town Bar & Grill

Groceries & Libations

  • B&T Food
  • Big Bee Food Mart
  • Dundurn Market
  • Food Basics
  • Fortinos Hamilton Dundurn
  • Goodness Me! Natural Food Market
  • Lindens Gourmet
  • Livelong Natural Products
  • Mrktbox at Strathcona Market
  • Nations Fresh Foods
  • Strathcona Market
  • TT Supermarket
  • Zarky’s Fine Foods

Coffee & Bakeries

  • Amo Gelato Caffee
  • Ark + Anchor Espresso Bar
  • Coffee House
  • Coffeecology
  • Durand Coffee
  • Mikel Coffee
  • Paisley Coffeehouse & Eatery
  • Phin Coffee Bar
  • Second Cup Coffee Cafe
  • Starbucks
  • Tim Hortons

Fitness & Health

  • Alchemy Fitness
  • Allure Fitness Inc
  • Amazing Fitness
  • Apex Centre
  • Body Pro Gym
  • Crunch Fitness West Hamilton
  • F45
  • Fit Barre
  • Fitness @ MIP
  • Momentum Fitness
  • Odeon Fitness
  • Ore Movement Studio
  • Passion to Fitness
  • Revive Fitness & Personal Training
  • The Gym On Locke
  • The Pulse Fitness Centre
  • Westdale Pilates
  • Xelf Fitness

Parks & Greenspace

  • Beulah Park
  • Durand Park
  • Hill Street Community Gardens
  • Hill Street Park
  • Jackson Park
  • Mapleside Park
  • Radial Park
  • Scenic Park

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