August home sales in Durham: $3,75,000 estate in Pickering to $269,000 studio in Oshawa


Published September 19, 2022 at 1:33 pm

523 Rougemount Drive Pickering

Houses sold in Durham Region last month showed a wide discrepancy in price, according to, with selling prices raging from a “paltry” $269,000 for a condominium unit near Durham College in north Oshawa to a 5,000 sq. ft home in Pickering’s exclusive Rougemount Drive neighbourhood that was released for $$3,750,000.

The Rougemount Drive home is a custom-built 4-br/6-ba private estate highlighted by an open main level two-story living room, and stately formal dining room. Touches include heated floors, deep hardwood and soaring ceilings. The kitchen has high-end appliances, a large waterfall island and a serving pantry. Upstairs boasts four bedrooms – two with walk-in closets and ensuites. Outdoor amenities include a heated saltwater pool, covered patio & pool house.

Property taxes are approximately $26,448.

Other high-end properties sold in August include a 5,000 sq. ft home at 1805 Gravabbey Court in Pickering that sold for $3,445,000; a house at 334 Cochrane Street in Whitby that sold for $3,200,000; an estate at 4 Country Club Court in Uxbridge that sold for $2,850,000; and a home at 3634 Old Scugog Road in Clarington that sold for $2,550,000

The least expensive home sold last month was the apartment at 1900 Simcoe Street in Oshawa, a building that is primarily used as student housing. The 500 sq. ft studio apartment has annual taxes of $2,088, along with $272 in maintenance fees.

Other homes sold in Durham in August for ‘bargain’ prices include a house at 47 Lakeview Avenue in Scugog that sold for $355,000; a home at 10 Loyalist Court in Clarington that was let go for $400,000; a condo apartment at 131 Taunton Road in north Oshawa that sold for $415,000; and a home at 457 Montrave Avenue in Oshawa that sold for $460,000.

1900 Simcoe Street Oshawa

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