4+1 Bedroom, 5-Level Sidesplit
Recycled Elm & Oak Floors
Great Room w/ Finnish Soapstone Masonry F/P
High-End Maple Kitchen w/ Granite
Skylights & Heartland wdstove
Lower Level Master with Gas F/P
1-Bedroom, Open Concept In-Law
A perfect location for those desiring ultimate privacy, this 5-acre parcel is situated on a dead-end street and backs onto the Hockley Valley Nature Reserve and has access to the Bruce Trail. The lot is beautifully landscaped with rockery and herb gardens, towering evergreens, poplars and mature bush.
A private treed laneway leads to the extensively renovated board and batten and brick 5-level side-split.
A generous slate floor entry leads to the apartment at one end, and into the main 4-bedroom home, which is filled with warmth, character and charm.
The Living Room has a unique Finnish soapstone masonry fireplace, recycled ¾ inch elm floors from an old barn, coffered ceilings and a walk-out to the deck.
An up-graded maple Kitchen has granite countertops, 3 new skylights, a Heartland wood stove, plus built-in gas cooktop, elm and slate floors, built-in dishwasher, stove and fridge. When the wood stove is utilized, it also heats the master bathroom floor and the hot water tank.
The Dining Room has elm floors and a walk-out to the front of the house.
The Upper Level has oak floors throughout the 3 bedrooms, two of which are presently used as “his and hers” offices, and there is a Mexican decorated 3-piece bathroom.
The bright Lower Level has the generous Master with propane gas fireplace, oak floors, huge walk-in closet with organizers and a 4-piece bathroom with heated floors. There is a walk-out to the deck.
The fourth level has a large, open area which is also used as a Laundry Room and has an extra oven, plenty of storage, and an insulated wine cellar. The 5th level is used for storage and utility.
An addition contains a new double car garage and a lovely 1-bedroom main floor, open concept, in-law apartment. The Living, Dining and pine Kitchen are combined and have ¾ inch oak hardwood floors, pantry storage, and a walk-out to the rear deck. The Bedroom has broadloom, a closet and a 3-piece bathroom. There is a separate hi-efficiency propane furnace and air conditioning for this suite.
Upgrades done to the home in the past seven years are 25-year roof shingles (2003), vinyl clad casement windows (low E glass) and doors, Van-EE air exchanger, 2-high efficiency furnaces, 2 central air conditioning systems, central vacuum system, propane gas fireplace, insulated steel garage door with Liftmaster auto door opener, electrical substantially rewired (200 amps, plus 2 sub-panels), gasoline generator & generator meter, R/O & U/V water systems, submersible pump for well, cistern pump, pressure tank, Tulikivi Finnish Soapstone Masonry Furnace, pressure control shower valves, DSC Power Series Security System, radiant heating via Heartland Woodstove to master bathroom and hot water tank. There is Bell High-speed available. The home has 4 Bell Expressvu outlets and 3 Bell telephone outlets.
Taxes for the property for 2010 were $6042.73, but a conservation rebate is available, which is approximately $2,000.00 off this amount and has been applied for 2011. Hydro costs for 2009 were $1,462 and propane heating $2,480.
The septic is located out the north east corner of the backyard and was recently pumped. The well is located in the front garden (wishing well) and is capable of producing 1 gallon per minute and has a 1500 gallon supplementary concrete cistern.
Included in the purchase price is the central vacuum system & attachments, 2 fridges, 2 dishwashers, gas stovetop, electric stovetop, Heartland woodstove, washer/dryer, basement oven, all electric light fixtures, all window coverings, garage door opener and generator. Please exclude the hot water tank, which is a rental.
This beautiful home and setting is located only minutes to Orangeville for all shopping amenities, and is close to skiing, golfing, hiking trails and excellent country restaurants. Come and enjoy country living at its finest!