Chestnut Park Real Estate Ltd, Brokerage
HELEN BRAITHWAITE - BROKER
Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited, Brokerage.
1300 Yonge Street, Suite 100 Toronto, Ontario M4T 1X3
416-925-9191 | 416-561-3114 helenbraithwaite@chestnutpark.com

New Listing: 217 Glen Road, a Spacious North Rosedale Georgian

Offered for sale at $4,495,000

About the home

Welcome to 217 Glen Road, a handsome Georgian enjoyed by the same family for 30 years! A 2017 renovation by Lionfish Developments created additional living space including a spacious primary suite with ensuite and double closets, a modern kitchen and family room and a basement recreation room with high ceilings. The private south-facing professionally landscaped garden is lovely to enjoy throughout the seasons.

The moment you enter the foyer of 217 Glen Road you feel the warmth of this character home. It is the perfect place to raise a growing family with its many bedrooms as well as the flexibility of multiple living spaces. 

Entrance

The covered porch was enclosed many years ago and provides extra living space!

Mudroom

The first area within the enclosed porch is the heated mudroom, which handily stores all the coats, boots, sports equipment, and pet paraphernalia of a busy household. Plenty of light flows in through the north windows.

Office

This too was part of a covered porch years ago but the current owners have enjoyed using this space as an office area and homework room for children. It is heated and provides lovely west and north windows and overlooks the dining room and front garden.

Living Room

The living room’s old world charm has been preserved by retaining the heritage features of the home. It is a generous size and has accommodated a grand piano for many years. The wood-burning fireplace adds a lovely ambiance and the hardwood floors add warmth to the space. There are south and east transom windows that provide natural light.

Den

This den, open  to the family room. is the perfect spot to enjoy your Netflix shows and look out to the south-facing landscaped garden.

  • Hardwood floors
  • South windows
  • Built-in cabinetry

Dining Room

The stately panelling sets the tone for this generously sized room that invites both elegant dinner parties and more casual family gatherings. Swing door to the kitchen for ease of serving. The transom windows above the wood paneling provide nice west light, North windows overlook the office area.

Kitchen

This farmhouse-inspired kitchen is a cook’s delight! It was part of the 2017 Lionfish Developments addition.

  • Extensive Caesarstone countertops providing plenty of food preparation space
  • Wall of new south-facing double-hung windows allow sunlight to pour in
  • Large sink overlooks the landscaped garden
  • Walk-out to the garden
  • The large stone island is truly a statement piece offering ample seating and an incredible workspace for food preparation. It presents like a piece of vintage furniture with a modern twist.
  • Three retro chrome lights hang over the kitchen island
  • Pot lights
  • Extensive custom light grey cabinetry on south, west and east walls provide abundant storage
  • Pantry cupboard
  • Floating shelves for both tableware and drinkware storage flank the cooktop and vent hood against a white subway tile backsplash
  • KitchenAid wall oven, microwave, French-door refrigerator with freezer drawer, dishwasher, gas cooktop, vent hood, new in 2017
  • Hardwood floors
  • Garbage sorter

Family Room

Open to the kitchen, allowing parents to supervise young children while they play, relax, or do homework during meal preparation.

  • Overlooks kitchen and benefits from the south facing windows
  • Hardwood floors
  • Open to a lovely breakfast nook with built-in shelving that feels very Parisian
  • Stair access to basement
  • Extra walk-in pantry storage also a handy spot to hide the vacuum.

Main Floor Powder Room

Tucked in at the end of the hallway for privacy.

  • Pedestal sink
  • Toilet
  • Towel bar
  • Whimsical wallpaper

Second Floor

Primary Suite

This is another component of the 2017 renovation which created a full primary wing of the home.

  • Fashionista’s dream double walk-in closet 
  • Elegant south-facing bay windows with complete privacy
  • Wall air conditioner unit
  • Hardwood floors
  • Easily accommodates a king size bed and generous bedside tables
  • Pot lights
  • Frosted glass sliding doors for access to the luxury five-piece ensuite
  • Tree top views with only gardens not homes behind

5 piece Primary ensuite

  • Deep freestanding soaker tub that overlooks landscaped garden
  • Marble tiled floor 
  • Glass shower enclosure with marble tile, chrome shower head and faucet
  • Marble double vanity with glass shelf for storage and white enamel sinks
  • Mirrored double medicine cabinets
  • Tasteful palm tree wallpaper
  • Heated floors
  • Heated towel hangers
  • Wall lights
  • Toilet
  • Pot lights

Second bedroom

  • A light-filled room with west and north natural light through double hung windows
  • The south wall houses extensive built-in bookshelves for storage
  • Easily accommodates a queen size bed
  • Could also make a lovely home office space
  • Hardwood floors

Third bedroom

  • North and east-facing windows for lovely natural light
  • Closet with shelving
  • Easily accommodates a queen size bed
  • Hardwood floors

Fourth Bedroom

  • Numerous south-facing windows for a sun-filled space
  • Hardwood floors
  • Easily accommodates a queen size bed

Family Bathroom

This spacious updated bathroom makes a bold statement that was also part of the 2017 renovation

  • Glass shower enclosure
  • Striking mirrored vanity with stone countertops and sink
  • Wall mirror
  • Black and white flower-patterned floor tile
  • White subway wall tiles with black border
  • Bold peacock wallpaper above the wall tile
  • Toilet

Third Floor

This floor provides bonus space for an already generously sized home. It also could be a potential nanny suite.

Fifth Bedroom

  • Hardwood floors
  • North window with tree top views
  • Walk-in closet

Three piece washroom

  • soaker tub with shower
  • toilet
  • South window

Storage room

  • A great spot for a cedar-lined closet
  • Handy for tucking away seasonal items and luggage

Basement

Recreation Room

The perfect spot for kids to romp around, a home entertainment space, or a home gym area.

  • Dug down to 7 foot 6 inch ceiling height
  • South-facing windows
  • Broadloom

Library

The perfect hobby area or a hideaway for a bookworm

  • Built-in bookshelves
  • Collector-worthy mid-century Malm gas fireplace
  • Hardwood floors

The lower level also incudes a wine room, laundry area and a large storage/utility room

  • Hot water heater (rented), Boiler 
  •  Whirlpool washer, Whirlpool dryer  and utility sink

About the property

217 Glen Road offers a stunning professionally landscaped south-facing private garden. The garden has numerous perennials including hydrangeas, black-eyed susans, grasses, evergreen shrubs, and mature trees. Truly an oasis within the city to enjoy summer barbecues or just relaxing in the private, tranquil yard.

  • Fenced yard
  • Stone patios
  • Stone pathways
  • Sprinkler system
  • Storage shed with natural green roof
  • Rare privacy as the property backs onto gardens, not other homes
  • Lot size 50 ft x 134 ft
  • Private driveway for multiple vehicles
  • Please note there had been a two-car garage that the current owners removed for a second patio area.
  • 217 Glen Road Survey

 

About the neighbourhood

217 Glen Road is in the heart of North Rosedale and just steps to Chorley Park, a tranquil jewel in the city. Just below the park is Evergreen Brick Works, a combination nature preserve and event space. The Brick Works offers a weekend farmers’ market, casual fine dining at Picnic Cafe and a garden center.  It is the perfect spot for a nature walk on the Brick Work trails and there are a variety of interesting events hosted throughout the year. Chorley Park also connects to the extensive Rosedale-Moore Park ravine system where you can enjoy walking, cycling and a true escape from city life right at your doorstep.

Rosedale is a unique neighbourhood as it has a quiet suburban feel yet it is a mere fifteen minutes to downtown Toronto by car or subway.  North Rosedale truly is country living within the city! The Rosedale bus stop is located nearby for those aspiring to leave a greener footprint.

North Rosedale offers the conveniences of Summerhill Market, Rosedale’s Finest, Dolce Moda, two dry cleaners, a flower shop, a design store, and a veterinary clinic all located a short walk away on Summerhill Avenue. Rosedale Park is a few blocks away and has a playground and areas for ping pong, soccer, tennis, and baseball, plus skating in the winter.

If you are in the mood for a nice walk, the shops and restaurants on Yonge Street and Roxborough Street are approximately two kilometers away. Rosedale United Church is nearby, and many other places of worship are in proximity. Mooredale House, the local community center, offers a variety of programs and is nearby on Crescent Road. The Toronto Lawn and Tennis Club, a private sports club, is nearby and the Granite Club is a quick drive up Bayview Avenue.

For those looking for high-end shopping and further fine dining choices, Bloor Street’s Mink Mile and Yorkville are a ten-minute drive or a half hour stroll away.

Please note: 217 Glen Road resides in the Whitney School district which is ranked 10 out of 10 by the Fraser Institute