Thoroughly reinvigorated by a thoughtful and comprehensive top-to-bottom renovation, this spacious, handsome property is the embodiment of the modern urban home. With great success it has merged the best of traditional style and workmanship with the latest modern amenities creating a “perfect storm” of form and function. There is a full custom kitchen including granite counters and top-end appliances, four large bedrooms, five bathrooms, new hardwood floors, beamed ceilings, fully modernized electricals, new cedar shake roof, newly installed furnace and central air conditioner etc etc…it doesn’t get much better than this.
The latest project by high-end custom home builder Merit Homes, this very special property has a fifty foot wide lot, a private drive with parking for four vehicles and a spacious backyard that is both visually private and personal and comes complete with a new cedar deck, a swimming pool and beautiful gardens. This wonderful family enclave offers you a tremendous home in the very best of overall locations, on one of the most sought after streets in the entire city….Brilliant!!
The bright and open foyer has built-in shelving, halogen lighting, front door sidelights, stone and hardwood floor, wainscoting, a coat closet and a wonderful open view right through to the rear garden. The large living room offers a wood burning fireplace with marble hearth and surround, new Oak hardwood floors, halogen lighting, curved ceilings, sconce lights, two large south-facing windows and three west-facing windows. The formal dining room has a west-facing bay window, Oak hardwood floors, beamed ceiling and is visually integrated to both the living room and the kitchen.
The remarkable, brand new gourmet kitchen features full custom cabinetry, granite counters, a nine foot long island with double sink, Wolf six burner gas stove, Sub Zero fridge, Miele dishwasher, new Oak hardwood floors, halogen lighting, and crown moulding. A large 20 x 17 foot family room features Oak hardwood floors, halogen lighting, crown moulding, a walkout to the deck and pool area via French doors and four large windows which overlook the full garden and pool area. There is a main floor office with new Oak hardwood floors, stained glass window, beamed ceiling and a large south-facing window. The main floor powder room features hardwood Oak floors, crown moulding, custom mirror and a pedestal sink.
A wide staircase with leaded and stained glass window, wainscoting and an art display nook leads to the upper hall which has a new Oak hardwood floor and linen closet. The master bedroom features Halogen lighting, crown moulding, new Oak hardwood floors, a west-facing window, luxury four-piece ensuite, two double-wide clothes closets with built-ins and two large windows with a window seat which overlook the garden and swimming pool.
The master ensuite has a marble floor, seven foot custom vanity with granite counter top and dual sinks, seven foot custom mirror, radiant in-floor heating, a large walk-in shower with limestone walls and ceiling and mosaic tile floor. Everything is perfectly complimented by top of the line fixtures and two large windows which overlook the garden and pool area and admit large amounts of natural light…a great personal space!
The second bedroom is very spacious with new Oak floors, crown moulding, two large south-facing windows and an entire wall of custom built clothes closets with full built-ins. Bedroom number three also has new Oak floors, crown moulding, two large south-facing windows and a closet with built-ins. The main bathroom is large and bright and features a skylight, custom vanity with marble counter top, limestone floor, electric in-floor heating, limestone and marble tub surround, a glass and marble walk-in shower and top-end fixtures.
On the third floor there is a very large fourth bedroom with pine-plank flooring, two west windows, two windows overlooking the garden and pool, plenty of storage areas and a two-piece ensuite with ceramic flooring and pedestal sink.
The basement hallway has a slate floor, halogen lighting, a storage closet and wainscoting. The recreation room is fully carpeted and has halogen lighting, an above grade window and a very large storage area for those lesser used toys...a perfect kids space. There is a spacious laundry room with ceramic floor, laundry folding counter, hi-end, front loading Miele washer and dryer and an additional large storage room. The spacious bathroom has a slate floor, ceramic walls, custom built slate vanity, custom made storage closets and a slate and ceramic walk-in shower. This lower level is completed by a utility room with storage space and another storage room or separate workroom for the break-it-yourselfer.
Private drive Room for four vehicles Electrical:
100 Amps Upgraded and fully grounded Comfort Systems:
New furnace (2006) New central air conditioning (2006) Three zone heating..lower and main, second and third, master ensuite (2007) Plumbing:
New 3/4in waterline in from street (2007) All new copper lines and drain stacks (2007) New piping on all radiators (2007) Security System:
Roughed in alarm system on all windows and doors Exterior:
New Cedar shake roof (2007) New copper flashing (2007) All new eaves and downspouts (2007) New Cedar deck and stairs (2007) New Cedar roof on garage (2007) New garage door with opener and keypad (2007) New front door hardware (2007) Additional:
Network wiring-Cat5/coaxial/Ethernet in office, family room, dining room, master bedroom, two additional bedrooms on second floor and rec room Inclusions:
Wolf 6 burner gas stove SubZero fridge Miele dishwasher Microwave Miele washer and dryer