Live a refined lifestyle in this impeccable custom built sanctuary on 3.85 acres along the tranquil shores of Kempenfelt Bay. Attention to detail is exemplified in every room with high quality finishes throughout. A spacious 8,477 finished square feet of living space presents 3+2 bedrooms and 5½ bathrooms in an impressive layout for function and design.
Enter through a private security gate, and drive down a long 550 foot double driveway lined with river rock, to a striking stone and stucco showstopper. A 3 tier natural stone waterfall trickles into a 5 foot deep pond where Koi and goldfish swim freely year-round. A stone walkway lines each side of the home and a stately columned covered entry welcomes you through a custom glass double door into a world of elegance.
Cathedral ceilings soar 35 feet high with upgraded chandeliers and pot lighting, enriching a vast open concept space. The surroundings are enhanced by the sophistication of crown moulding, decorative pillars, 9’ ceilings and rounded corners. Feel the warm embrace of freshly painted neutral tones throughout, with the finishing touch of gorgeous hickory hardwood flooring.
The chef of your home will delight in the exquisite design of a professional kitchen with a bead board coffered ceiling. Custom two-toned cabinetry with soft-close doors and drawers is accentuated by granite countertops and a stone backsplash. High-end stainless steel appliances include a built-in oven, microwave with warming drawer, 5 element gas stove with wall-mounted pot filler and a 2 drawer dishwasher. Appreciate plenty of storage space in a large walk-in pantry with room for an upright freezer.
Guests will mingle for appetizers and cocktails at the breakfast bar of the large centre island with prep sink, or around the gas fireplace in the adjacent sitting room. Enjoy everyday meals at the 8-12 person kitchen table overlooking a view of the lake, with formal holiday meals hosted in the separate dining room. In warmer weather, take dining to the outdoors on the stone patio listening to waves washing against the shoreline.
Sink deep into the pages of a good book or hold special events in the impressive great room. A vaulted ceiling with a wall of windows floods the room with natural sunlight and offers a picturesque view of rippling waters. Guests will admire the stunning focal point and serene ambiance of a floor-to-ceiling stone hearth and a hand carved maple mantle, with a remote controlled gas fireplace.
A cherrywood kitchenette in the mud room serves as the perfect coffee and beverage station with a bar fridge, microwave and sink. A well-appointed 2 piece powder room with a pebble wall feature serves the main floor for daily convenience. All bathrooms boast granite top vanities with custom sinks and faucets. The main floor laundry room features a chute from the upper level, built-in hamper pull-outs, sink with gentle rinse Jacuzzi for delicate clothes, built-in ironing board, and a large storage closet. Drywalled, insulated and heated with a 60,000 BTU gas heater, the 4 car garage provides ample shelter for cars and recreational vehicles.
Entrepreneurs will appreciate a self-contained, attached 800 square foot office space above the garage, wired with CAT5 cable, communication systems, its own furnace and air conditioning unit, and high-end commercial quality flooring. The flooring can be easily changed to your preference if desired. Two entrances with key lock doors keep this space separate and secure, and a third entrance leads from the finished lower level. This spectacular area can also be easily converted to an in-law suite or separate family room.
Find solitude in surrounding forest views in the master wing on the main floor, while a stone mantle gas fireplace sets a romantic ambiance. Wake up to the sun dancing on the lake with a walk-out to a glass railed balcony. His-and-her dressing rooms feature custom closet organization systems with hers boasting filtered sunlight through a glass block window. Unwind in the spa-like bliss of a master ensuite, featuring a jacuzzi jet tub, dual sink vanity, glass-walled shower with full body massage jets, rain shower head and a separate make-up vanity. The kitchen, laundry, mud room and bathrooms feature radiant floor heating to keep toes toasty warm.
A captivating white maple spiral staircase with wrought iron rails carries you to the upper level. Children will delight in a private getaway with a level of their own. Two sizeable bedrooms each feature a walk-in closet with custom organizers and full spa-like ensuite bathroom. This level also boasts a spectacular theatre room with HD flat screen projector and frosted glass privacy wall. Watch the latest feature films with whole home built-in speakers and enjoy pristine sound and music with sound controls in each room.
A second spiral staircase takes you to the equally amazing lower level, where 2 built-in gas fireplaces and 5-zone radiant floor heating maintain the same tranquil and warm ambiance. Older children and overnight guests will appreciate the solitude of 2 bedrooms, upgraded with large windows and oversized closets. The bedrooms feature semi-ensuites to gorgeous bathrooms, each with full body jets in the glass-walled showers. A den is the perfect area for homework or hobbies and a full kitchen and a laundry room offer optimum potential for a separate living suite.
Strength train in the privacy your own home gym, featuring a glass wall enclosure, rubber flooring, and high powered fan. Serve drinks from a superb bar with beer taps, sink, ice maker and dishwasher while catching the latest sports game. The sliding barn-style door behind the bar can be closed to conceal the kitchen while entertaining guests. Garden doors open to a stone patio with a retaining wall and steps up to a professionally landscaped oasis.
Magnificent stone steps lead to true paradise at the lake. Boasting one of the widest properties on the street, with 277 feet of privately owned shoreline, enjoy swimming and boating on Lake Simcoe with access to the Trent waterway. Or simply soak up the sun on the natural stone deck or the dock, which is removable in 2 pieces for winter storage. Full water, electric and gas hookups provide the opportunity for lakeside barbequing and entertaining. Serviced by a water pump from the lake, an in-ground irrigation system keeps lawn and gardens hydrated through summer’s heat.
Transition smoothly with the included water softener and filtration system, window coverings, On-Q whole home intercom system, security surveillance system with cameras for on and off-site monitoring, and an alarm system with keypads in all bedrooms and main rooms. A Generac power generator offers peace of mind with a 200 Amp backup supply during electrical outages, and a fuel supply tank provides further home business opportunities. Quality built by A.N.T. Construction http://www.antconstruction.ca this magnificent builder’s own home is truly a one-of-a-kind masterpiece!
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