A flagstone walkway leads to the main entrance and a centre-hall front foyer with slate and hardwood flooring and crown moulding. The living room features hardwood floors, crown moulding, modern windows overlooking the front and back gardens and a wood burning fireplace with marble surround, slate hearth and custom mantle piece. The dining room has two custom made corner unit built-ins with glass fronted shelves. It also has hardwood floors, crown moulding a separate entrance from outside and three modern south facing windows.
The kitchen overlooks the beautiful back garden and has a ceramic floor, halogen track lighting, granite countertops, valence lighting, a ceramic backsplash, a large pantry and an adjoining breakfast room. The breakfast room has hardwood floors, built-in cupboards and shelves, halogen track lighting, a bay window overlooking the garden and a coat closet easily accessible from the front foyer. Off the kitchen is a “mud room/utility space”. Currently being used as a laundry area, it has a ceramic floor, a separate outside entrance from the front yard and a separate entrance from the backyard and offers great storage potential. On this main level there is also a two-piece powder room with pedestal sink, sconce lighting, ceramic floor and a window overlooking the rear garden.
In the upper hall there is a hardwood floor, a linen closet and a very tall window overlooking the rear garden. The large master bedroom (formerly two rooms) features a south facing bay window, a spacious closet and a second window overlooking the garden. An additional bedroom has hardwood floors, a south facing bay window and a good sized closet. The four-piece bathroom has a ceramic floor, ceramic tub and shower enclosure, pedestal sink, sconce lighting, Toto toilet, a medicine cabinet and a rear facing window.
The lower level hall is fully carpeted and has a large storage closet as well as a full storage room with an above grade window and built-in shelving. There is a large carpeted recreation room with three above grade windows and a wood burning fireplace with a ceramic hearth. The utility room is high and dry, has an above grade window and is quite large with plenty of room for storage.
560 Blythwood Road is a wonderful home. It is only a few minutes from all the great shops on both Bayview Avenue and Yonge street and affords ideal proximity to superior schools, parks, playgrounds, public transit, private clubs, and fine dining. Only 20 minutes from the city's downtown core and one half hour from the airport, this location presents an ideal urban family setting.