An exceptional and elegant trophy estate home set in a spectacular 1.6 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds on the exclusive 'Golden Mile' of Lakeshore Road East, steps from the Lake.
This impressive mansion has its own private and grand gated entrance and was completely renovated and redesigned by Gren Weiss and has been renovated beautifully by Hallmark Homes.
Set centrally within its manicured gardens and boasting more than 170 sq ft of frontage on prime Lakeshore, this magnificent 11,000sq ft house enjoys a high degree of seclusion and privacy and shows exquisite attention to detail from the tumble stone trimmed driveway to the stunning 4 sided lion headed fountain in front of the house. The driveway further winds to the rear of the property where you will find the attached two car garage, a further separate two car garage with front and rear doors as well as the pool house complete with shower room and changing room.
This light and airy home boasts beautiful windows and elegant arched entryways reminiscent of a Tuscan villa. Combining modern elements with classic Italian design, the result is an attractive and graceful home and an entertainers dream.
The ground floor accommodation is arranged to provide excellent entertaining space with the principal reception rooms enjoying direct access to the rear terraces and garden via large French doors. The paved sun terrace spanning the entire width of the house is ideal for 'al fresco' dining with further entertaining areas around the gunite pool complete with opulent cascading waterfalls, the stunning exterior wood burning fireplace and also the outdoor Limestone BBQ kitchen where friends can unwind.
A charming Heritage outbuilding on the Eastern side of the garden offers further opportunity to create a large home office, gym, studio or even home to a sensational classic car collection.
From the solid mahogany panelled study through to the bespoke Deerwood kitchen, this is a house which has been designed to incorporate contemporary comforts and quality fittings. The home boasts stunning architectural detail, hardwood floors which have been finished on site and an abundance of charm.
The welcoming hallway with large closet opens out to a fabulous formal sitting room with a beautiful bay window framing the stunning front garden and benefits from a large gas fireplace and beautiful crown mouldings and decadent high baseboards.
On the opposite side of the entrance hall is an impressive and large mahogany panelled office with bay windows looking across to the front garden fountain.
Enter through the hallway into a large, light and elegant family room with stunning coffered ceilings, high baseboards, deep crown mouldings and double french doors leading onto the large terrace overlooking the pool. Picture windows to the east side bathe the room with warm light and the extensive landscaping affords the greatest privacy and serenity.
To the west of the family room are pocket doors leading to the gourmet kitchen and breakfast room. The stunning custom built kitchen boasts a large island with plenty of seating, an abundance of floor to ceiling solid wood cupboards, black granite countertops and high end appliances including Wolf wall mounted oven, Wolf microwave oven, Subzerfo fridge freezer, Dacor 6 gas burner gas stove and oven. The Miele dishwasher and further 2 drawer freezer shows the meticulous attention to detail to afford every luxury and comfort. There is a charming office nook by the breakfast area offering informal dining and organisational areas.
The kitchen opens into the impressive and large formal dining room with a beautiful wood burning marble fireplace and a stunning chandelier which reflects the light from the walls of windows overlooking the pool and flood lit gardens.
To the west of the breakfast area and kitchen is a generous powder room, mud room side entry room, walk in closet and main floor laundry. There is also a main floor guest suite with its own private entrance and includes a bedroom, living room, shower room and kitchen.
The light filled large laundry offers plenty of storage with beautiful floor to ceiling custom cabinetry. Past the laundry leads to the entrance to the attached and overly large 2 car garage with high ceilings.
There are five bedrooms located on the first floor, including the master bedroom with gas fireplace and a large balcony overlooking the gardens. The his and her private dressing rooms and the luxurious en suite marble bathroom affords the greatest in luxury.
There are four further well appointed and very spacious bedrooms, two of the bedrooms benefit from their own ensuite shower rooms and all have plenty of closets. Two of the bedrooms also have the enjoyment of a Juliet balcony. There is also a further large bathroom with soaker tub and an additional laundry room on the first floor.
The large basement has a media room with hardwood flooring, bathroom with sauna, gym and family area with extra large basement windows and extensive potlights.
This fabulous Lakeshore home has it all.