Luxury Property For Sale: A Sleek Detached Home in Desirable Summerhill Area
76 Roxborough Street West: Offered for Sale at $4,995,000
Looking for a sleek space in the desirable Yonge and Roxborough neighbourhood? This stunning turnkey home designed by Mhouse Inc. is for you!
Roxborough Street West is where people want to be. The home is just steps to all of the wonderful shops and restaurants on the Yonge St. strip. No more Uber trips needed– you can walk up to Sorrel for dinner or stroll down to Yorkville for a lunch on the terrace at Cafe Nervosa. And don’t not forget the summer patio nights at Terroni, one of the best views in the city!
Hopson Grace, Putti, Absolutely, and Thirty Six Knots are nearby with great accessories for the home. For those looking to enhance their wardrobes, 6 by Gee Beauty, Want Apothecary, NYLA and Augustina are just steps away. So is the Rosedale subway station for a quick scoot downtown for work or play!
For those seeking activities Ramsden Park is nearby offering tennis courts, winter time skating, an off leash dog area and a whimsical children’s playground. Toronto Lawn and Tennis is a close by. A variety of gyms are a mere walk away including Totum Life Science, Ultimate Athletics, SpinCo, Roots Yoga and 889 Yoga.
Daily “Parisian-style” shoppers will enjoy having the Shops of Summerhill and the flagship LCBO at their door. Harvest Wagon has a variety of fresh produce and some grocery items, Olliffe Butcher Shop offers top quality meats, Pisces sells outstanding fresh fish, and Nadege’s famous macarons are not to be missed for dessert! The LCBO has an extensive selection of fine wines, spirits and craft beers to complement any meal.
This stylish, detached home exudes sophistication right from the beginning, with its contemporary brick, Ipe wood and glass streetscape. As soon as you walk up the stone path to the front steps, you are struck by the impeccably-designed, custom landscaping. The gardens contain Japanese maples, boxwood and tasteful groundcover nestled in Corten steel retaining walls.
The first impression as you walk through the front door is the sense of how much natural light flows through the home. The entire main floor is open-concept, for modern lifestyles, with unifying hardwood floors throughout. The focal point of the living room is a dramatic, modern gas fireplace with a cement-tiled surround and custom built-in cabinetry that provides the perfect spot to set up cocktail hour. There is also a walk-out to the patio from this room to enjoy the wonderful landscaped yard. The floor-to-ceiling windows at both the front and rear of the home truly bring the outside in, yet they are tinted for privacy and have motorized blinds for the evening as needed.
The gourmet kitchen has Aya custom cabinetry with dovetailed soft-close drawers, marble counters and backsplash. The extra-large Caesarstone water fall island with seating is the place guests will congregate while you dazzle them with your cooking skills! There is also large deep double Kohler stainless sink for clean-up time. Aspiring chefs will be impressed with the premium appliances, including a Thermador refrigerator, Wolf stovetop, Arc-Zephyr stainless steel vent hood, Jenn-Air oven, warming drawer and microwave and Miele dishwasher
The dining room is sized generously to accommodate large dinner parties and offers street and garden views through the large dramatic windows as well as a view of the stunning floating staircase in the home.
There is a main floor 2 piece powder room with a vessel sink, Kohler falling water faucet and marble counters.
The custom-designed, glass-panelled floating staircase with lit hardwood treads connects the four levels of the home and allows light to pass through, adding to the airiness of the space.
Master Retreat – Third Floor
The master suite utilizes the entire third floor, providing a true sanctuary at the end of a hectic day. There is a generously sized master bedroom that has plenty of room for a king-size bed, and also features the continuation of the hardwood floors, built-in speakers, a contemporary styled ceiling fan for summer nights and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the city with motorized blinds for privacy.
The master en-suite exudes calm with the neutral colour palette., This spa bathroom
touts a spacious glass-enclosed “wet room” that includes a curvaceous free-standing Kohler bathtub in addition to the shower and a glass-tiled back splash wall that provides visual interest. The double vanity has a large vessel sink with double faucets. The vanity has light oak cabinetry and Caesarstone waterfall countertops. After a long day at work or a tiring SPINCO class this is the perfect place to relax and soak in some Saje bath salts!
The bonus to this master retreat is the dressing room area that features custom cabinetry providing generous clothing storage for both hanging and folded items. The master dressing room has a walk-out to a stunning terrace that accommodates the two large outdoor sofas and coffee table providing the perfect ambiance to enjoy summer evenings. The large windows truly give the feel of indoor and outdoor space. An outdoor fireplace could be added to warm up those cooler spring and fall evenings.
On the Second floor there are three bedrooms as well as a small balcony at the top of the stairs to check the weather. The second bedroom is south-facing and overlooks the street through an impressive wall of glass that also has motorized blinds for privacy. This room is currently being used as a home office. This second bedroom has a contemporary four-piece en-suite washroom with a large glass shower enclosure. This bathroom has light oak cabinetry, waterfall light coloured Caesarstone countertops and a large vessel sink.
The middle bedroom, known as bedroom three on the floor plan accommodates a queen-size bed ready for overnight guest and comes with a built-in headboard and floating night tables to stow away small items. There is a closet to tuck away clothes and suitcases and the bonus of a built-in desk area. The upper family room is situated overlooking the back garden and has built-in cabinetry for the TV and media as well as additional space for books and collectables. This room could alternatively be converted into a fourth bedroom if required. There is a three-piece bathroom with a large tiled shower enclosure with glass doors, A large vessel sink, light oak cabinetry with Caesarstone Counters to service bedrooms three and four.
The lower level has excellent ceiling height with the main room functioning as a well- equipped gym with a rubber floor, weights and weight equipment plus a TRX system so your personal trainer can come to you! Triathletes in training, do not fear, there is plenty of room for your bike, CycleOps or Peloton! For those with less active hobbies, this area could easily be modified into a theatre or craft room. To the rear of the lower level is a room that is currently used as a spare bedroom with a 3-piece, en-suite washroom. Alternatively, this +1 room could be used as an office or for storage.
The laundry room is very well thought out with two Samsung washers and a Samsung dryer to speed up your laundry process. There is ample cabinetry, a utility sink, a counter that provides great folding space and multiple bars integrated into the area for hanging those fine washables.
The utility room is extremely well organized, which tends to be an indicator of a quality renovation. There is an allocated area in here for a Sonos system to be installed and also room for more storage.
Relative Space smoked hardwood floors
LED pot lights throughout the home
Architectural tiles in bathrooms and on fireplace wall
Heated floors throughout
Two forced-air gas furnaces
Two air-conditioning units
Sun Project motorized blinds throughout
Solid core doors
Built-in speakers ready for a Sonos system to be installed.
Floating staircase with sleek tread lighting and glass side panels to allow light to pass through
Floor-to-ceiling tinted glass windows
Alarm System currently monitored by Renpark Security (assumable)
What makes this home the ultimate turnkey property is the extensive, custom landscaping. The stone and Ipe wood walkways and patios are thoughtfully designed to make full use of the rear garden. The yard is fully and tastefully fenced using horizontal cedar panels. The extensive plantings provide both winter and summer interest. The rear yard is the perfect retreat from city living and for enjoying the summer BBQ season. The rear garden leads to a two-car garage that features heated floors as well as an alcove for storage of bikes, ski gear, etc. To have a two-car garage in this area is a true bonus! The garage is accessed from the rear laneway.
Lot Size 25 feet by 150 feet
Taxes 2018 $15,665.21 2019 $16,805.00
Inclusions:, Jenn-Air oven and warming drawer, Jenn-Air microwave, Thermador refrigerator, Wolf cooktop, Arc-Zephyr vent hood, Miele dishwasher, wine fridge (lower level), all electric light fixtures(with the exception of the dining room chandelier), all built-in cabinetry, two Samsung washers, Samsung dryer, all outdoor furniture
Exclusions: All artwork and dining room chandelier
A selection of the artwork is provided by Michael Klein of gallery MKG127 and is for sale. Please refer to the price list.
A Carson Dunlop Home Inspection is available for review and no significant issues were found. A testimony to a quality renovation.
Offers graciously accepted anytime.
Please stay tuned for photos.
Helen Braithwaite, Real Estate Representative, Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited, A Christies International Real Estate affiliate.