The main foyer offers a fantastic eleven foot ceiling height as well as a marble floor, transom window, an extra large coat closet with custom built-ins, crown moulding, and a decorative ceiling medallion with chandelier (included). Just up from the foyer is the spacious and bright living room that features oak flooring, crown moulding, halogen lighting a nine foot ceiling, a large bank of west facing windows and beautiful custom millwork leading to the dining area. The elegant dining room is flanked on one side by an arched credenza recess and on the other side by a cozy seating knave…the perfect spot for a couple of party guests. It also has beautiful oak flooring as well as crown moulding, nine foot ceiling, halogen lighting, built-in speakers, additional custom millwork and a ceiling medallion that sets off the exceptional Barbara Barry chandelier (included). The perfect chef’s kitchen is fully open to the main floor family room and features the best of everything. There is custom cabinetry throughout, with a huge pantry, honed granite countertops, double stainless steel sink, halogen lighting, oak floor, limestone backsplash, crown moulding, a glass fronted stemware cabinet and counter seating. The full suite of high-end stainless steel appliances includes a Viking “Professional” fridge, a Viking “Professional” dual fuel range with matching vent hood, Bosch dishwasher and a microwave oven. The adjacent family room is the perfect space for both family and friends. Spacious, bright and with direct access to the terrific rear deck, it will no doubt be one of the most oft-used rooms in the house. It features a gas fireplace with polished slate surround, hardwood flooring, crown moulding, halogen lighting and large east facing windows that overlook the beautiful patio and garden. It also offers a beautiful set of custom built-in shelves and cabinets on the south wall that creates the perfect entertainment centre and includes a wine rack. Central to this cabinetry is the ideal viewing spot that is wired with an HDTV feed (flat screen TV included) and is superbly complimented by a “Definitive” surround sound audio installation...impressive! This is a fantastic room built with forethought and insight that even includes a workstation area with a custom built-in desk as well as a full wall of custom built-in cabinetry and shelving. Accessible from the family room the main floor deck faces east and is very private. It is elevated above the rear patio and offers a wonderful high view of both the garden and mature trees. It also features a natural gas hook up for a barbeque, a retractable awning, coach lighting and an outdoor power outlet. This level also has a two-piece powder room with marble floor, marble countertop, crown moulding and vanity with under mount sink. The second floor hall has a linen closet, oak hardwood floors, halogen lighting, crown moulding and direct access to the second floor laundry room which features a slate floor, built-in cupboards and shelving, an extra deep enamel sink and Maytag front loading washer and dryer. The master bedroom is quite large and offers both a full walk-in closet with custom built-ins as well as a second large double closet also with custom built-ins. It has hardwood flooring, halogen lighting, crown moulding, a five-piece ensuite, sconce lights and large window overlooking the rear garden area. The marvelous ensuite features marble flooring, custom vanity with marble countertop, two under mount sinks, an “air-jet” type tub with marble deck and ceramic surround, sconce lights, a large custom mirror, a step in glass and marble shower enclosure and a large east window with California shutters. Bedroom number two has hardwood floors, two sets of west facing windows with California shutters, halogen lighting, a double wide closet with custom built-ins and is wired for HDTV. This level also has a four-piece bathroom with a marble floor, marble countertops, sconce lighting, vanity with marble countertop, under mount sink, large mirror and soaker tub with ceramic enclosure. The third floor hall is wonderfully bright and open thanks to two skylights, and has the same great hardwood flooring found in the rest of the house as well as halogen lighting and a second linen closet. The large third bedroom is carpeted and features a vaulted ceiling, halogen lighting, a double wide closet with custom built-ins, a west window with transom and California shutters, a finished storage nook and a second west window with California shutters. Bedroom number four is also carpeted and has halogen lighting, an extra wide closet with custom built-ins and sliding glass door to a large third floor deck that overlooks the rear garden and offers a fantastic bird’s eye view of life in the trees. There is another four piece bathroom with marble floor, vanity with marble countertop and under mount sink, a skylight, a large mirror, sconce lighting and a soaker tub with ceramic enclosure. The lower level of this wonderful home features a very large recreation room currently being used as a home theatre. The room is fully carpeted and has halogen lighting, built-in speakers, a gas fireplace with marble surround, an east window, an HDTV cable outlet and a walk out to the rear patio and garden. There is a four-piece bathroom with slate floor, pedestal sink, sconce lighting and a step-in glass and ceramic shower enclosure that includes a “steam” feature. This lower level also has a storage closet, an additional storage area at the bottom of the stairs, direct access to the attached garage and a utility room with additional storage space. All the grounds of this home were professionally designed and landscaped by Janet Rosenberg Architect. The rear patio and garden in particular are outstanding examples of the urban outdoors. With a custom patio of Wiarton stone, an automatic sprinkler system, an integrated storage shed and beautiful planting arrays surrounded by mature trees and low maintenance ground cover, this private and truly beautiful outdoor living space is a brilliant oasis that blends with the home in perfect harmony. 685 Oriole Parkway is without doubt an exceptional home. Built to the highest professional standards, it is a showcase of form, function and features. It is a beautiful family home and presents great market value. It offers wonderful proximity to superior schools, parks, playgrounds, private clubs, gourmet shops and fine dining…and is just minutes from Toronto’s excellent transportation system. Only 20 minutes from the city’s downtown core and 20 minutes from the airport, this location presents an ideal urban family setting.
Most interior repainted with Farrow and Ball (2010) New wool runners on both staircases (2011) New stone block driveway (2011)
Private drive Extra deep attached garage for one car Automatic garage door opener with remotes Electrical:
Modern circuit breakers Lutron lighting system Landscape lighting Comfort Systems:
Forced air gas furnace Central humidifier Central air conditioning Gas hot water tank (Owned) Roughed in central vacuum Plumbing:
3/4in copper waterline in from street Security System:
Monitoring extra Inclusions:
Viking fridge, Viking dual fuel range and range hood, Bosch dishwasher, microwave oven, Maytag washer and dryer, all electric light fixtures , all window coverings except as listed below, in-ground sprinkler system, Landscape lighting, all broadloom where laid, flat screen TV in Family room.