Outstanding Curb Appeal
This wonderful, four plus one bedroom, five-bathroom family home is widely admired for its commanding location and superb curb appeal. It is truly one of Rockcliffe Park’s dreamproperties. Situated at the superior aspect of a delightful cul-de-sac and overlooking the Rockeries and NCC parkland, the property is delineated by a beautiful stone wall and fabulous landscaping. It was awarded the Most Improved Streetscape award by the Ontario Home Builders’ Association.
Complementing its great curb appeal, this home also offers a fabulous layout. It is bright and airy as all major rooms enjoy views of mature parkland trees and foliage. The surroundings provide privacy and a sense of tranquility. The front walk rises to an impressive custom mahogany front door, with glass and wrought-iron detailing. The vestibule has a walk-in cloak closet and leads to the large bright foyer with oak floors deep baseboards, and crown moldings, a theme that continues through the house. The living room is sized for entertaining and has a fireplace with a marble hearth and surround and a bow window with delightful views of the front garden. Two French doors lead to a charming and most delightful screened-in porch that overlooks a tranquil waterfall and pond. The spacious study, has double doors, a beautiful traditional fireplace, built-in bookshelves and a large picture window with views of the waterfall and pond. The dining room is gorgeous and extremely spacious, communicating with the kitchen and family room through French doors. It benefits from a bow window with views of the wonderful streetscape.
The kitchen takes its light from three directions and is thus bright and has an open feel. It features granite counter tops, a centre island, stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors and parkland views! Adjacent is the family room with access to a deck that gives fabulous views of the Rockeries and parkland beyond. The main floor also has a lovely bedroom with hardwood floors, a built-in desk with bookshelves, plus a four-piece ensuite bathroom. The privately located powder room is beautiful and completes the main floor.
The staircase to the second floor has an oak balustrade and is illuminated by a dormer window. The privately situated master bedroom suite has a large walk-in closet and enjoys a renovated five-piece ensuite bathroom with soaking tub, shower and "her and his" sinks. Two generously-sized additional bedrooms with hardwood floors and private views share a nicely renovated bathroom.
The basement enjoys bright sunlight from the back garden. There is a comfortable family room with a fireplace and a party kitchen with a double sink, refrigerator, stove, dishwasher and microwave. The fifth bedroom/fitness room, which has two closets, makes the perfect nanny suite. There is also a four-piece bathroom on this level. A spacious mudroom accesses the attached, over-sized, double garage. The laundry room is conveniently finished with storage cupboards and a soaking sink.
This elegant and traditional home has a wonderful layout and breathtaking views from every window! The location offers a fantastic opportunity to enjoy the best of the beautiful Village of Rockcliffe Park!