Beautiful Architectural Details & Pool
This elegant family home offers sophisticated Euro-Californian living with lake views! Situated on a 12,270 square foot lot (+/-) with a circular drive, gardens with mature trees and a beautiful saltwater pool, this home is sensational. The backyard has been beautifully curated to enjoy a gazebo / pool house with a powder room for dining outdoors and swimmers’ convenience; an outdoor shower; an inner courtyard with a small water feature and an outdoor kitchen with barbecue. Four sets of French doors from various living spaces on the main floor take advantage of the breathtaking backyard views, and allow for a Californian “indoor / outdoor” feel.
With beautiful sophisticated finishes and romantic architectural details, the inside of the home is inviting and warm. Throughout are rich hardwood floors and moulding details. The custom glass front door opens into a foyer with in-laid limestone tiles. The sightlines are beautiful, with the foyer taking in the large and sunlit living room.
The living room features a wood-burning fireplace and French door access to the gorgeous backyard. The spacious dining room looks onto the streetscape and enjoys lake views. The dining room also has a wood-burning fireplace and is open to the rest of the floor via beautiful column details. There is also a wonderful family room / study on the main floor, which offers lake views and an ambient electric fireplace. The spectacular kitchen is full of light and accesses the inner courtyard and backyard. It features a desk area, large island with counter seating, high-end appliances and a breakfast room with French doors. Between the kitchen and dining rooms is a well-situated wet bar with a wine fridge, perfect for serving or as a coffee station. There is also a mudroom with amazing built-ins and a beautiful powder room on the main floor.
The second floor offers great living space, with five beautiful, spacious bedrooms. Each bedroom enjoys fabulous treed views and privacy. The primary suite is the full depth of the home, and has a fabulous ensuite bathroom with a soaking tub, glass shower and elegant vanity. The bedroom enjoys views of the backyard and there are two large walk-in closets.
There are three other fabulous bedrooms on this floor, as well as a full bathroom with a soaking tub and separate shower. A jaw-dropping, large feature window presides over the stairway. Halfway to the second floor, a fabulous built-in banquette is the ideal reading nook.
The basement features the wonderful home theatre, which is ensconced in black and features wraparound banquette seating for hosting parties. A platform offers great viewing of the projector screen, and there is a great sound system. The basement also has a bedroom / playroom, a powder room and a storage / mechanical room.
This divine home marries elegance with functionality. It is a truly beautiful offering in a lush Rockcliffe Park setting with lake views.