152 Walmer Road, Toronto, M5R 2X9
This spectacular grand Annex home is located on the coveted Walmer Road. Upon walking up the front walkway along the landscaped gardens to the front steps, the home is graced by a huge sweeping porch that takes you back in time. This three storey historic gem features unlimited character throughout. As you enter the front foyer grandness abounds with nine foot ceilings, beautiful moldings and great centre staircase. The formal living room has a wood burning fireplace and French doors onto the porch. Across the foyer is the dining room which is a great size for entertaining friends and family and also features a wood burning fireplace with a gorgeous antique mantel and antique doors with stained glass leading into the kitchen. The renovated kitchen is suited for any great chef with gas cook-top, two built in ovens and centre butcher block. There is also a breakfast bar overlooking the kitchen for friends to sit and have a glass of wine with the chef. A newer addition off the kitchen includes a very spacious family room with cathedral ceilings and French doors leading to the private treed back yard and patio, a mudroom with an entrance to the back deck and a powder room. Walking up to the second floor one finds a huge master suite with a large walk-in closet, ensuite bathroom and a sitting room made cozy with a wood burning fireplace framed by another beautiful antique mantle and a walk-out to the porch which is the absolute perfect setting for a morning coffee overlooking the tree lined street. The second bedroom on this floor also features a walk-out to a porch overlooking the beautiful landscaped gardens in the backyard. The third floor has three bedrooms and a three piece bathroom. Each bedroom has its own interesting features. A perfect setting for a family all to have their own space. The finished lower level has a very large rec room which is great for big screen TV or theatre room. A wonderful wine cellar for all wine enthusiasts is at the bottom of the stairs. There is also an exercise area, lots of storage and a three piece bathroom. At the rear of the house along the path of landscaped gardens is a beautiful coach house which is currently being used as an office. It is such a charming space with wood floors, exposed brick walls, a wood burning stove and remote bug screen for those summer days. On the other side of the backyard is a treehouse equipped with sleeping quarters for the kids to have sleepovers with their friends. This unique wide lot provides a private drive. All this located in the heart of the Annex steps to Jean Sibelius Square Park, public transit, great schools and all the shops and restaurants of this wonderful neighbourhood while still only a short drive to downtown.