Perfectly located in the highly desirable Lawrence Park area of the city, this wonderful south-facing property features a full two story, open concept, glass fronted foyer with numerous additional windows flowing out from either side. Consequently, incredible amounts of natural light flood the entire front of the home creating an amazingly warm, bright, and spacious entry area that virtually invites you to come inside. With over 5,000 square feet of fully finished living space on three levels, this spacious and versatile four-plus-one bedroom five bathroom home, offers both luxury and personal privacy in this prestigious central Toronto neighbourhood.
Sitting high and proud from the street, the soaring and sun filled main foyer is over 22 feet long with marble floor, crown moulding, halogen lighting, a multitude of windows and large front door sidelights and transom window with custom decorative wrought iron inserts. This wonderful space creates the perfect transition zone to the warm and welcoming interior. Flowing off this generous area is the large living room featuring Oak hardwood floor, deep crown moulding, a gas fireplace with marble surround, built-in speakers and two large south-facing windows. The spacious dining room has hardwood floors, a gas fireplace, crown moulding, French door access to the rear deck, a ceiling medallion and a virtual “wall of windows” which overlook the rear garden and flood the entire room with generous amounts of ambient natural light.
The centrally located kitchen is a large and versatile space combining both luxury and efficiency.
It features custom cabinetry, granite counter tops, hardwood floors, built-in speakers, halogen lighting, ceramic backsplash, valence lighting, generous amounts of counter space, a centre island and French door access to the deck and garden area. There is a full suite of top-end appliances including a Viking Pro fridge, microwave oven, and six burner gas stove with stainless steel range hood as well as a Maytag stainless steel dishwasher. The area is spacious enough to easily accommodate a full size table for casual meals, and in a master stroke of efficiency has a full laundry room discreetly partitioned off the east side of the room.
The main floor family room has Oak floors, halogen lighting, crown moulding, a large triple window overlooking the garden, a gas fireplace, built-in speakers and French doors leading to the rear deck. Adjacent to this is the main floor office which features hardwood floors, halogen lighting and a large south facing window. There is also a spacious two piece powder room with marble floor, sconce lighting, custom vanity, granite counter top and a south facing window.
The very generous master bedroom is a wonderful private and sunny space. It has hardwood floors, halogen lighting, built-in speakers, a six-piece ensuite, two walk-in closets with built-ins and a wide, floor to ceiling south facing window complete with transom. The master ensuite is bright and very spacious…it features a marble floor, a step-up “Jacuzzi” type tub with marble surround, marble counter tops, double sinks, a walk-in marble and glass shower, custom mirrors and large windows on two sides with California shutters.
Bedroom #2 is fully carpeted with a walk-in closet, California shutters, large window overlooking the garden and a five-piece semi-ensuite bathroom. Bedroom #3 shares the semi-ensuite bathroom…it is fully carpeted and has California shutters, a wide closet and a large window overlooking the rear garden. The fourth bedroom is also carpeted with a wide closet and large south facing window with transom. An additional four piece bathroom with marble floor, marble countertop, marble tub surround sconce lighting and a skylight completes this upper level.
On the lower level there is a huge recreation room with a separate entrance directly from the backyard. It is carpeted, has halogen lighting, an above grade window with California shutters and is a full 27 feet long, making it large enough to currently function as both an exercise room and a television/playroom for the kids. There is a fifth bedroom which would make an ideal nanny suite. It has a full height ceiling, three above grade windows with California shutters, carpeting and halogen lighting. This level also offers three large storage closets, a separate storage area, direct access to the attached two car garage, a good sized utility room and a four piece bathroom with marble floor and ceramic tub and shower surround.
120 Stratford is a large, very bright and handsome home on a quiet street in one of Toronto’s best neighbourhoods. It affords ideal proximity to superior schools, parks, playgrounds, private clubs, gourmet shops and fine dining. Just four minutes from Yonge Street, seven minutes from Highway 401, 20 minutes from the city’s downtown core and one half hour from the airport, this location presents an ideal urban family setting.
Room for three vehicles
Attached, side by side two car garage with electric door opener and two remotes
Electrical: Modern circuit breakers
New gas forced air furnace (2007)
Electrostatic air filter
Central air conditioning
Two hot water tanks
New sump pumps (2006)
Security System: Upgraded (2005)…monitoring extra
New roof shingles (2007)
New back garden fence (2007)
Laid new sod and added rock trim in back yard (2007)
Professionally upgraded front garden (2006)
Entire exterior re-painted (2006)
New front door and new hardware (2006)
Inclusions: Viking Pro 6 burner gas stove, Viking Pro stainless steel range hood, Viking Pro fridge, Viking Pro Microwave, Maytag dishwasher, stacked washer and dryer, all California shutters