This beautiful property is ideally situated in the heart of Hoggs Hollow, one of Toronto’s most exclusive neighbourhoods. It enjoys lovely landscaped grounds, with perennial beds. The south-facing garden is fully fenced and offers privacy, as well as safe play for young children.
The wonderful, four-bedroom residence is ideally suited to both formal entertaining and casual family living. The bright and elegant living room, with a handsome wood-burning fireplace, enjoys sunny views of both front and rear gardens. The spacious, formal dining room also overlooks the rear garden and offers direct access to a spacious elevated deck. A cozy, den/office features wainscoting and provides front garden views through a large picture window.
The renovated, family-size kitchen features a large island with a breakfast bar, as well as two expansive walls of upper and lower cabinets. All countertops are granite. It opens to a spacious breakfast area with direct access to the attractive, elevated deck. This whole area enjoys a breathtaking open-concept feel, showcasing the amazing mid-level, 1 ½ storey great room. This superb space is highlighted by a dramatic floor-to-ceiling, stone fireplace and surrounded by transom windows, which allow the sun to penetrate every corner of this impressive addition. The expansive ground level is serviced by a main floor laundry room, with a separate side entrance, and a renovated powder room.
An open staircase leads to the second floor, which accommodates four spacious bedrooms, including the graceful master suite. This fabulous suite enjoys a large walk-in closet with organizers, as well as a magnificent, renovated, five-piece ensuite bath, with steam shower and heated floor. Two, additional renovated bathrooms are located on this level.
The spacious basement houses a large recreation room with a wood-burning fireplace, as well as built-in shelves and lower cabinets, a new powder room, a playroom with two storage closets (one is cedar–lined), a small office and a lower exercise area. There is also a convenient crawl space (4’ height) for storage, under the entire great room. This area also accommodates a second furnace, dedicated to the great room.
This exceptional property offers a wonderful opportunity to a family with children, looking for a quiet, child-safe street in a sought after neighbourhood close to excellent schools. Owen Public School and Armour Heights are outstanding elementary schools, with convenient bus service. St. Andrews School offers a strong mainstream program for students from grades 7 to 9. York Mills Collegiate is a highly regarded secondary school. Many prestigious private schools are also within a short commute. The York Mills Valley Association encourages the participation of all residents in various social events and activities. Hoggs Hollow is approximately 20 minutes from both Pearson airport and Toronto’s financial centre. With all the city’s amenities close at hand, yet surrounded by steep hillsides and parks, and graced by the gentle flow of the Don River, this exclusive community offers a very special sense of “country in the city”.
This property is currently listed at $4,448,000. For more information, please contact Paula and Vicko Von Stedingk at (416) 925-9191.