Fantastic Rockcliffepark.com Listing
This elegant Georgian home has been transformed brilliantly by its current owners into a fabulous luxury residence. It has rich architectural details, fine finishings and a well thought out layout. The location is perfect – within walking distance of the local schools, community centre and library.
The first hint of the incredible attention to planning that has gone into this residence comes when approaching along the beautifully designed front walk that is symmetrically bracketed by the distinctive columns that define the Georgian style. The front entry welcomes to the large, bright, high-ceilinged foyer with its charcoal-tiled floor, opening to the spectacular white circular staircase with contrasting dark hardwood treads and a sweet little Juliette balcony overlooking the foyer. The kitchen, living room and dining room have have beautiful dark stained hardwood floors. The baseboards are deep, the moldings elegant, and there is extensive panel detailing throughout. The living room is of dimensions suited to grand entertaining, enjoys both western and southern exposures, and features a beautiful fireplace with contrasting black and white stone surround. There are pocket doors to the dining room, which is similarly scaled and detailed, and which opens to the flagstone terrace and overlooks the beautifully landscaped back gardens and salt-water pool. The dining room has extensive built-in display and storage cabinetry. This amazing home features a classic, sophisticated kitchen where form and function converge. White marble counter tops contrast with the dark island both of which are set off perfectly by the beautiful white cabinetry and contrasting fittings. The appliances are state-of-the-art, including a 48-inch Wolf stove with stainless steel back splash and Wolf hood fan, two 36-inch Sub-Zero refrigerators with four refrigeration/freezer pull out drawers, Miele Cappuccino/Coffee Maker and Miele Vegetable/Fish Steamer, and Panasonic Microwave. Both refrigerators have a chalkboard front for family messaging. The centre island has a Streamline stainless steel wine sink that is fantastic for entertaining. The kitchen has a huge picture windows with a fabulous views of the gorgeous gardens and salt water pool.
There is an elegant and tranquil library off the living room. This is the owners’ favorite room. It has built-in bookshelves and a classic ladder to reach your favorite volume – right out of My Fair Lady. Off the kitchen is the family room, which has a gas fireplace with herringbone firebrick and a classic mantle as well as a French doors to the beautiful flagstone terrace and pool area. There is a fabulous powder room with an elegant mirrored vanity. The convenient and spacious mudroom has superb closet space with built-ins and accesses both the garage and the side door entry.
This home also offers a main-floor bedroom suite complete with ensuite bathroom, large walk-in closet and access to the terrace, pool and gardens. An elevator connects the basement to the main and second floors.
The luxurious master bedroom suite is located privatelyon the second floor behind a double-door entrance. The bedroom is large and bright and benefits from an intimate sitting room with French doors to a Juliette balcony with wrought iron railing. The ensuite bathroom carries through the white marble theme from the rest of the house. The cabinets are classic and definitive, the glass shower spacious and functional, and the Michael Smith porcelain soaking tub defines luxury and serves as the focal point of the room. The substantial walk-in closet has a centre island with a white marble top and extensive built-ins. There are two additional bedrooms on the second floor, one of which has a superbly tiled ensuite bathroom, and the family bathroom has a beautiful glass shower and fixtures.
Billiard Room / Fitness Room /
- Central Air Conditioning
- Fenced Yard