Incredible Home in the Old Village of Rockcliffe Park
Situated on a prominent corner in the heart of the Old Village of Rockcliffe Park, this impressive home has private treed corner vistas. The home is set back well from the road by a circular driveway and the gated driveway leading to the double garage on the side of the house provides a second elegant entrance. The home enjoys fabulous curb appeal and a beautifully-landscaped exterior with mature trees, flagstone terraces and a gorgeous gunite pool.
Enter through the covered porch into the beautiful tiled foyer, which closes off from the rest of the main floor living space. The foyer has tons of space for receiving guests, as well as a large coat closet and guest powder room – one of two on the main floor. The home boasts a phenomenal, livable centre hall plan. There are high ceilings and hardwood floors throughout. The huge open concept living and dining rooms are full of light. The dining room overlooks the streetscape and the living room has a beautiful wood-burning fireplace and French door access to the upper terrace. The gorgeous kitchen was completely redone and boasts a 13-foot granite island with beveled edge and top-of-the-line appliances, including a 6-burner Viking gas range with grill, a professional hood fan, a Miele refrigerator and freezer and a wine fridge. The kitchen has picturesque treed corner views and a breakfast room with a built-in round seating area. There is also a TV area with French door access to the upper terrace. The spacious and bright family room has built-in window seating and a wood-burning fireplace, one of 3 fireplaces in the home. The main floor also has a terracotta-tiled mudroom off the garage. In addition to being accessible by the garage directly, the mudroom also has direct access to both the backyard and the gated back entrance. A second strategically-placed powder room is perfectly located to be easily accessible to swimmers.
The second floor has four spacious bedrooms and beautiful treed views. At the top of the stairs, a cozy bedroom offers corner views and a built-in desk area. The large master suite has a fabulous renovated bathroom with a freestanding soaking tub and a glass shower. Rich marble countertops and heated floors make the ensuite bathroom luxurious. There is also a fantastic, generously-sized walk-in closet in the master suite. This can be extended into the large hobby room above the garage to create an enormous closet.
There are two additional spacious bedrooms on the second floor. One enjoys its own private balcony and wood-burning fireplace. A full bathroom with a heated floor and a large linen closet complete the second floor. The third floor boasts two additional bedrooms, a study, a huge walk-in closet and a renovated full bathroom.
The basement also offers plenty of living space, including a recreation room, a bedroom with a window, a full bathroom, a large laundry room with lots of storage space and additional storage room.
This is a sensational family home that has been lovingly updated by the current owners, who have installed all new windows (2013 and 2015), custom LED lighting, a new kitchen and renovated the bathrooms. The oversized garage double garage can accommodate up to three cars for storage purposes. It also has a fantastic bonus room with a separate entrance above it. This can be used to expand the second floor, if required. The house enjoys beautiful architectural features, including crystal doorknobs, detailed mouldings and bay windows to enhance the views from the interior. Two main floor rooms and two of the bedrooms feature these beautiful bay windows and enjoy built-in bench seating. The house is filled with light throughout the day, benefiting from eastern morning light and late-day southern and western light.
This is a classic Rockcliffe Park family home where family memories are made. Live beautifully in the heart of Rockcliffe Park.
- Fenced Yard
- Treed Lot