638-640 rue Melrose, verdun

638-640 rue Melrose, Verdun

Centris No. 21598033




Welcome to this charming and well-maintained duplex located on one of the best streets in the highly sought-after community of Verdun. This property offers a fantastic investment opportunity with a mix of modern amenities and the potential for future improvements. With stable tenants upstairs, the ground floor is available for the buyer or can be rented out. The basement offers a ton of potential, as does the oversized garage and lovely garden. Priced under the municipal evaluation, opportunity knocks!



Year built 1928
Number of rooms 14
Bedrooms 638 – 2 ~ 640 – 2
Bathrooms 638 – 1 ~ 640 – 1
Parking 638 – Detached garage (1.5)
Energy/Heating Electricity
Heating System

638 – Baseboards & Hot water

640 – Baseboards

Washer/Dryer (installation)

638 – Basement

640 – Hall


Bicycle path, CEGEP, Daycare centre, Elementary school, High school, Highway, Hospital, Metro, Park, Public transportation, University


Appliances 638 : GE gas range oven, refrigerator, washer and dryer, chest freezer
GE range griddle, Kitchen sideboard, Portable kitchen island, Ecobee smart thermostat, Dehumidifier, Electric vehicle Level 2 charger: ‘Webasto Turbo DX 240V 32A EV Charging Station’, Curtains, rods and blinds


All appliances in the leased dwelling (640) and any items belonging to the lessees. Small wooden shelf in the dining room Small white lilac tree under the bedroom window


Vestibule 1  3.10 X 3.3 ft
Hall 1 19.10 X 6.10 ft IRR
Bedroom (set up as office) 1 11.9 X 10.6 ft
Living room 1 11.1 X 10.6 ft
Primary bedroom 1 11.11 X 9.11 ft 
Bathroom 1 7.1 X 6 ft
Kitchen 1 10.10 X 9.2 ft
Dining room 1 10.8 X 9.8 ft
Office 1 16.8 X 6.11 ft
Storage Basement 25 X 28 ft
Bedroom Basement 12 X 10.1 ft
 Bathroom Basement  8.8 X 7.11 ft
Vestibule 2  4.2 X 3.8 ft
Hall 2 19.6 X 7.2 ft IRR

Living room (set up as a dining room)

2 11.4 X 10.4 ft
Primary bedroom 2 11.10 X 9.8 ft
Bedroom (set up as living room) 2 9.9 X 4.5 ft
Bathroom 2 7.4 X 6 ft
Kitchen 2 10.1 X 9.9 ft
Office 2 9.7 X 8.11 ft
Storage 2 9.3 X 6.10 ft
Storage 2 7.2 X 7 ft


Hydro TBD
Total TBD

TAXES (annual)

Municipal (2023) $4547
School (2023) $584
Total $5131




*Renovated kitchen with quartz countertops, gas stove + lots of storage
*Combined dining room
*Spacious living area
*2 bedrooms (currently, only 1 bedroom, but potential to easily convert to 2 bedrooms by removing the wall between the living room and dining room)
*Bathroom with tub
*Solarium extension with exposed brick walls and large closet. Perfect office nook. Access to the backyard via large patio doors and access to the large unfinished basement via a hatch (door opens from the floor)
*The backyard is a private oasis providing a perfect space for relaxation and some gardening.
*Oversized garage with an electric charging station
*Huge basement could be dug out and renovated to make more bedrooms or possibly a 3rd apartment as there is a door leading to the backyard. Currently, it offers laundry, a workshop, and a TON of storage.

2ND FLOOR (#640):

*Renovated kitchen with epoxy countertops and modern appliances
*Double living room with original columns and details
*1+1 bedrooms (2nd bedroom has a window looking into the solarium/storage extension, however the same wall as downstairs could be removed in the future to create 2 proper bedrooms with windows).
*1 bathroom
*Solarium off the back with TONS of storage and fire escape leading to the backyard
*Balcony off the front
*Stackable washer/dryer in a closet
*Currently occupied by long-term good tenants
*Very easy to create a rooftop terrace


*The property has been meticulously maintained and improved over the years
*Situated only 7 blocks away from the metro station
*Verdun Avenue is just steps away, providing access to various amenities, shops, and dining options.
*The trendy Wellington Street, located merely 1 block away, offers an array of unique experiences and was even named the coolest street in the world by Time Out Magazine in 2022.
*A pre-inspection report is available for potential buyers, ensuring transparency and confidence in the property’s condition.


-Heating: 638: Bi-energy gas/hydro 640: Electric baseboards
-Hot water tanks rented for both units $27.40/month
-Sump pump and humidification system for 638
-Roof: 2009
-Rent for 640: $1000/month

See seller’s declaration for an exhaustive list of improvements over the years. Please note that while the property is well-maintained, some renovations are required to fully unleash its potential.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to own a piece of property in one of Montreal’s fastest-growing and most vibrant communities. Priced under the municipal evaluation, don’t miss your chance! Schedule a viewing today and explore the potential this duplex holds for both living and investment purposes.