Situated in The Cricket Club, one of Toronto’s most desirable and sought after mature family neighbourhoods, this prestigious six bedroom six bathroom home offers both luxury and exceptional privacy combined in one remarkable package. Brilliantly located above a protected natural ravine, this exceptional property offers the perfect blend of well appointed urban living, expertly placed within a marvelous natural setting. Featuring large rooms, high ceilings, generous amounts of natural sunlight and the masterful incorporation of quality materials and workmanship, this beautiful property is truly a distinctive and rare amalgam of all those aspects of location, quality and thoughtful design that is not often available in today’s market.
The front foyer with 10 foot ceilings, solid oak door, wainscoting, plaster crown moulding, and an expansive limestone floor offers a marvelous welcome feeling to all who enter. The adjacent mudroom with two double-wide closets, a bench seat and separate entrance from the garage creates the ideal overall access situation.
The perfectly proportioned dining room features beautiful wide-plank Jatobe hardwood flooring, an expansive array of west facing windows, a coffered ceiling, crown moulding and direct access to the rear terrace. The living room also has Jatoba hardwood flooring, a coffered ceiling and French doors with sidelight windows for access to the terrace and deck area.
The remarkable kitchen is both a chef’s delight and big part of a perfect family space. It offers custom glass-fronted cabinetry throughout, granite countertops, tumbled marble backsplash, an extra large stainless steel sink, more beautiful Jatoba hardwood flooring, a gorgeous nine foot centre island with breakfast bar and a separate built-in desk area. It is further complimented by a full suite of top end Kitchen Aid and Bosch appliances including double stainless steel wall mounted ovens, a refrigerator with ice and water dispenser and a custom paneled dishwasher. The kitchen flows freely into the breakfast area and family room creating one very large warm and welcoming people friendly space.
Both the breakfast area and family room are visually connected by a continuous run of Jatoba hardwood flooring and a beautiful 10 foot high coffered ceiling with plaster crown moulding and halogen lighting. Plenty of seating space and a gas fireplace with built-in shelving and media centre all contribute to this perfect family gathering area. There is also direct access to the BBQ deck and rear gardens via a large run of floor to ceiling windows that include two French doors.
Also on this level is an absolutely stunning library/study room. This exceptional space features a beveled glass French door entrance from the living room, floor to ceiling oak wainscoting throughout, wide plank Jatoba hardwood flooring, a solid oak coffered ceiling, gas fireplace with marble hearth and surround, a custom solid oak mantle with built-in bookshelves and cabinets, oak crown moulding, halogen lighting and French doors with side windows for direct access to the rear gardens. This is a fantastic space!
A custom staircase with oak steps, oak handrails, wrought iron spindles and wainscoting brings you to the spacious second level hall which has a large opaque glass skylight, wide plank Jatoba hardwood floor, wainscoting and a ceiling medallion. Adjoining this hallway is a large laundry room with a slate floor, full sized stacked Maytag washer and dryer, a folding counter and lots of cupboard space.
The luxurious master is a marvelous private haven designed with forethought and attention to personal need. With Jatoba hardwood floors, a gas fireplace, large south and west facing windows, double door entrance to a large dressing room and beveled glass French doors to a spectacular six-piece ensuite...this personal space offers it all. The ensuite is large, very bright and finished with a dedication to quality and function that offers only the best. With a capacious walk-in marble shower, a Neptune whirlpool tub, gorgeous marble topped custom vanity with two sinks and a separate water closet, this personal enclave caters to you alone.
Bedrooms two and three are both terrific spaces featuring Jatoba flooring, wall to wall windows with arched transoms, generous double-wide closets and halogen lighting, with each room having its own beautifully finished ensuite bathroom. The fourth and fifth bedrooms are also generous and practical rooms with the same great features of Jatoba hardwood floors, generous closet space, great windows and halogen lighting. Both these bedrooms share a large, very well appointed semi-ensuite with double sinks, a large soaker tub and step-in glass and marble shower enclosure.
The lower level of this magnificent home offers a huge, recreation/games room with Jatoba hardwood floor, a walk-out to the rear garden and plenty of space for a billiard table, a ping pong table and just about any other amusement you might wish to partake in. There is also a media room designed with no windows for the ultimate in optimized viewing conditions and also fully carpeted to aid in the perfect echo-free audio experience. The self-contained nanny’s quarters consist of a full sized bedroom with wall to wall broadloom, a large closet an above grade window and a four-piece ensuite.
The brilliant rear gardens of this amazing property face south and west over a protected ravine area and feature a number of different decks, terraces and patio areas with spectacular treetop views. Professionally landscaped and lushly planted, these wonderful grounds offer a wide range of sightlines and amenities including a variety of seating spaces, a hot tub and a gazebo.
17 Eastview Crescent is replete in its surroundings and offers the rare gifts of both privacy and space within a highly urban setting. Its almost ½ acre ravine lot is a rare and precious setting tucked quietly in the centre of one of Toronto’s finest family neighbourhoods. It affords ideal 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.
Attached, two car, side by side garage
Private drive with parking for four additional cars
Garage door openers with remotes
Modern circuit breakers
Two Forced air gas furnaces
Two central humidifiers
Central air conditioning
Gas hot water tank (Rental)
3/4in copper waterline in from street
The LALONDE & CRIGGER Team