Relax to the sounds of the waves from this stylish Toronto home located on a quiet dead end street right across from Lake Ontario. This hidden enclave of historical and unique family homes, on the Scarborough Bluffs, is only 20 minutes from downtown and 10 mins. to the Film District. The property is 3500 sq. feet, and is decorated in a sleek comfortable modern decor. It offers 5 bedrooms, 3 full baths and a 4th powder room. Hardwood floors gleam throughout the main level and many windows and french doors, offer lots of natural light.
The main levels' floor plan allows for a perfect expansive entertainment area while still accommodating gatherings that are more intimate. A designer french bistro style kitchen with an enormous 10-foot granite island is the hub of the main floor living area. The new kitchen is equipped with a 36” gas five burner stove/oven, built in microwave, double door fridge and 5 comfortable leather stools surrounding the island lit by 2 chandeliers. Adjacent to the kitchen is a expansive family room with soaring two story ceilings ,a gas fireplace flanked by two couches, and 2 sets of french doors exiting to the landscaped gardens. The main floor laundry area leads to the double attached garage.
The second level has 4 Bedrooms and 2 baths. Enter the Master wing through french doors into the huge (over 500 square feet) suite offering southerly seasonal lake views from three huge windows. The vaulted ceilings, king sized bed, flat screened TV and chaise lounger create a relaxing retreat. A palatial 5-piece en-suite with separate his and her sinks, sunken 2 person Jacuzzi tub, glass shower enclose, separate toilet room and ample vanity space create a prefect spa like space. The second bedroom has a queen bed, and faces the lake from the turret style wrap around windows. The back bedroom has one twin bed and a queen bed, and a large window looking over the garden. A second queen bed is in the 3rd large bright bedroom.
The huge open concept lower level is the perfect spot to host a game day party. It offers a 8 seater oak bar complete with double stainless steel sink, full size stainless steel fridge and all necessary glasses and accessories. The bar adjoins the entertainment area with a 50” flat screen TV. The spectacular floor to ceiling muskoka granite gas fireplace adds ambiance to this entertainment area. A 5th bedroom and a modern 4 piece bath are also located on the lower level.
From the house you can exit through two sets of glass french doors to the backyard retreat and step onto the wood deck that expands the entire length of the house. At one end of the deck you can enter the hot tub, and at the other end is the spacious dining area. Descend two steps to the flagstone patio where chairs and loungers await. Beyond the patio’s two arbours lies a romantic garden oasis with a canopy of towering maples and evergreens providing dappled shade for the many perennial flowerbed , bird baths, gazebo, large muskoka granite boulders,and willow seating area.
Tucked into a back pocket is a splendid custom built swing set even the adults will enjoy swinging on and a cute garden house for storage. A safe and secure fenced backyard is ideal for children to play happily or a terrific area to view the multitude of birds that frequent the properties along the migratory path of Lake Ontario.
The front of the home is landscaped with evergreen and flowering shrubs and a lovely veranda. Relax under the spacious covered gazebo on the white wicker rocking chairs surrounding the 4 seater table.The home has a 5 car driveway and a double garage with 4 bikes and recreational equipment available.
There is no need to stock the kitchen on arrival. Pantry items such as olive oil, mustard and vinegars are already in the kitchen. Toiletries, linens, towels, shampoos, and soaps are provided for your stay.
A high chair and crib are provided. Ample free parking.
Recreation and Amenities close by:
Parks trails and ravines abound. Step out the front door and you are on Toronto’s Water Front Trail which stretches along Lake Ontario from the Niagara-on –the -Lake region to the St. Lawrence River. Four mountain bikes are provided in the attached garage for your enjoyment to explore the trail and discover the hidden beauty of Toronto’s waterfront.
The Birchmount Community Centre and Variety Village are both a block or two away and offer fitness facilities, large indoor pools and many activities for adults and children all year long. Scarborough Arts Council’s gallery is at the end of the street , as well as Rosetta McClean Park. This 23 acre formal garden has spectacular views of the lake, gorgeous gardens/ old growth trees and is a bird watchers mecca.
A farmers market opens in the summer on weekends and a small shopping area with restaurants, coffee shops and stores are all within a minutes’ walk. Within a kilometre are several grocery stores and retail shops. Public transit is available a block up the street providing convenient access to the subway or street cars.Get the full listing »